Our largest medium caliber chain gun, the XM913, provides stationary and fire on the move capability.
Bushmaster Chain Guns
Superior, effective chain guns protecting the warfighter today and beyond.
Superior Effects: Bushmaster Chain Guns
Northrop Grumman’s medium-caliber cannons boast unrivaled reliability and effectiveness. The Bushmaster® Chain Gun® provides next generation, battle proven capability. Protecting the U.S. and 65 allied countries across the globe from land, air, and naval combat weapons platforms.
weapons with superior design and lethality for decades.
the next generation chain guns to maintain overmatch.
with air-burst and proximity capabilities.
kinetic defeat with our chain guns and advanced ammunition.
Medium Caliber Cannons
Offering a range of capability, based on caliber size, tailored to mission needs.
Ensuring the right effector is in the fight, our Mk44 Stretch has in field capabilities to upgrade the 30mm Mk44 to 40mm.
The Bushmaster III has proven and reliable capabilities with 35mm lethality.
The Mk44, XM813, and GAU_23 are battle-proven on ground, naval, and aerial platforms, providing superior overmatch with advanced ammunition.
Arming attack helicopters and ground platforms, our M230, M230LF and XM914 cannons defeat aerial and ground threats.
The M242 brings superior battle-proven technology to the U.S. Army, U.S. Marines, and allied forces around the world.
The Sky Viper is the next-generation Bushmaster® Chain Gun® under development for multi-role functionality on air platforms.
The Mk52 is the smallest member of the Bushmaster® Chain Gun® family, designed for coaxial use to defeat near-peer targets.
After Market Services
Maintaining operational readiness
Our After Market Services team keeps the most superior armaments in the world at peak operational readiness. We provide the highest quality life cycle support to customers around the globe, through training, spares, technical support, repair and overhaul, full-service support, and mobile maintenance center.
Bushmaster in the News
Successful Live-Fire Testing and Demo of the Mk44 Stretch in Norway
Source: Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace
Sustaining Advanced Weapon Systems
From the Apache to the Ground: Evolution of the M230 Bushmaster Chain Gun
Bushmaster Users Conference 2021
Northrop Grumman to Supply XM813 Bushmaster® Chain Guns® for US Army Strykers
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