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CRANE-97227
Currently, there are no multiple M240 machine gun mount systems that can be utilized in single firing position or with additional firepower and ammunition capacity.

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane), has developed, and patented a gun mount system for multiple M240 machine guns that holds multiple weapons or guns providing additional firepower and ammunition capacity. This system can be used from water craft and air or land vehicles.

Advantages:
-Holds at least two weapons or guns
-Rotational cradle with depress and elevation capacity
-Capability for two ammunition trays to supply at least two weapons
-Contains a link deflector for discharged ammunition links

Potential Applications:
-Military
Mar 17, 2008
Utility Patent
United States
7,513,187
Apr 7, 2009
Purdue Office of Technology Commercialization
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