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M163 Vulcan

Definition/Scope: A low-altitude air defense system consisting of a modified M113 armored personnel carrier chassis mounting a turret fitted with a 6-barrel M61 Vulcan Gatling cannon.



Used For:

Vulcan air defense system

Acronym:

VADS

Broader Terms:

air defense vehicles
antiaircraft gun

Related Terms:

M113 armored personnel carriers
M61 Vulcan gatling gun


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