Working parts of General Electric GAU-8 Avenger 30mm Autocannon

Working parts of General Electric GAU-8 Avenger 30mm Autocannon

Here we see the working parts of General Electric GAU-8 Avenger Gatling-type autocannon of a Fairchild A-10 Thunderbolt II. This picture gives you a good idea of just how large a 30mm cannon shell actually is.

Many thanks to Robert Bourlier for sending us this photograph.

How to cite this article: Rickard, J (16 December 2017), Working parts of General Electric GAU-8 Avenger 30mm Autocannon , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_GE_GAU8_avenger_loading2.html

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