South Korean Navy for 76 mm gun allegedly used fake parts made (Figure)
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According to South Korea,” Central Daily “reported on 16 December, due to the outside world suspected Han Guohai gun warship of the country’s military enterprises with S and South Korea Gimhae an accessory manufacturers to provide a “fake” parts, the current South Korean prosecutors have begun investigating the matter.
reported that Han Guochang former District Prosecutor’s Office on December 14 for the two companies conducted a search. The two companies suspected of Korea in 2005 to replace the foreign production of shoddy goods authentic, according to the original price for the supply of South Korean Navy in 76 mm caliber gun back into the device and re-machine, in order to receive benefits. It is reported that when the wholesale price of 5.4 billion won (about 3.1 million yuan).
76 mm gun is the company’s representative in Italy 奥托梅莱拉 weapons, South Korea, frigates, patrol ship are equipped with this gun. Reported that parts of the device and the recoil recoil machine in 2008 in South Korea to achieve “localization”, from 2010 to the South Korean navy supply. Among them, the gun’s recoil when the device is fired artillery shells to reduce the impact of the barrel stationary device in a certain position, the recoil effect is to make the machine gun barrel back in place quickly back to the device.
Some analysts said the equipment, 76 mm caliber gun is a South Korean navy patrol ship the first-line equipment. In the past, confrontation with the North Korean Navy, 76-mm gun’s rapid fire ability to bring off the South Korean Navy gave advantage, if there is hidden the gun, then the outbreak of the conflict, the South Korean navy patrol ship is likely to suffer.