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Russian weapon in Syria...anyone know exactly what it is?

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posted on Sep, 30 2015 @ 07:58 PM
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a reply to: neo96

Unless the belts were ALL tracers,for effect .
ALSO US tracers are red Russians are green so THAT might be an issue.




posted on Sep, 30 2015 @ 08:26 PM
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I think its the phalanx system. They are now portable.[youtu.be... If it is the Russian version it shoots even more RPM's.
These are now mounted on truck snot just ships. Pretty scary! It's called the "Goalkeeper" here in the U.S.
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posted on Oct, 1 2015 @ 06:48 AM
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Thanks everyone. I am pretty familiar with certain systems just thought this was a fun one to watch!



posted on Oct, 3 2015 @ 06:27 PM
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originally posted by: BASSPLYR
um all the comments at the link say that's not even a video from Russians nor from anywhere in the middle east but a mini gun in the USA being fired at the knob creek range. not syria. Kentucky.



posted on Oct, 3 2015 @ 06:39 PM
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originally posted by: matafuchs
This is a video of a weapon being used in Syria by Russian forces. Can anyone tell me what it is? I mean, that is one hell of a fire rate and it would seem you would cut a building in half.

Talk about psychological and packing a punch.

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It looks like a video game weapon to me...or myabe ghostbusters...



If it is Russian..by the look and sound it is an AK-630 ....30 mm (1.2 in) 6-barreled GSh-6-30 Gatling Gun radar guided
5,000 rounds per minute 4,000 m (13,000 ft) range.
Point defense, normally used to counter missile mortar etc..

If its US then it's likely a ground based Phalanx (CIWS)




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posted on Oct, 5 2015 @ 09:41 AM
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Looks to me like a badarse building splitting chain gun that must fire some devastating kinds of building/rock splitting rounds.




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