30mm rounds from an A-10 land close to British troops in Afghanistan.
That cannon sure makes a cool sound, I can see how the whole “Show of Force” thing would work. The sound would be enough to make me run. I would not like to be on its receiving end!
The A-10 fires the 30x173mm round:
Compared to 7.62x51mm
(photo by ekranoplan)
Hat Tip: MP.net