Italian Navy Test Fires Vulcano Ballistic Extended Range Projectiles

Date: Issue 53 - May 2014

The Italian  Navy carried out a number of firing trials on board the frigate Bersagliere to test the 127/54 C gun equipped with Vulcano-Kit (V-kit).

The firing trials, conducted with 127 Vulcano BER (Ballistic Extended Range) ammunition, proved to be successful, with projectiles achieving a range of over 38 km. The field of fire was limited to 40 km for security reasons.