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This little weapon is often underrated. It has the drawback of requiring ammunition, but the good news is that the ammo for this weapon is fairly cheap and doesn't take much space. What this weapon lacks in overall efficiency it makes up for with performance. It has a good rate of fire and, most importantly, it is the most accurate projectile weapon you have access to in the beginning of the game, with an impressive 70% base accuracy rating. A small group of hoverbikes armed with 40mm Auto Cannons can easily bring down the earlier scout craft in the game and can even prove to be a nuisance to the larger ones later on.
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The standard cannon for police and military vehicles; it fires a high velocity armor piercing shell.[[Image:40mm_Cannon_Apoc.png|right]]
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The 40mm Auto Cannon is a small machine gun for aircraft. It is standard armament for new [[Hoverbike (Apocalypse)|Hoverbikes]].
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The 40mm Auto Cannon has weak projectiles, but makes up for this deficiency with its high rate of fire and very high base accuracy. This allows it to deal decent damage to early UFOs. An additional perk of the low damage is that it will cause minimal property damage to the city during intense air combat.
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As new UFO types appear, the 40mm Auto Cannon will start to become less effective and eventually be unable to penetrate the armor on the hulls of the more advanced ships. They will still be able to damage energy shields.  
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The 40mm Auto Cannon is recommended for use on groups of aggressive swarmer vehicles. As new UFO appear they should be phased out and replaced with alternatives such as the [[Rendor Plasma Gun (Apocalypse) | Render Plasma Gun]] or better. The weaker but much more cost effective [[Bolter 4000 Laser Gun (Apocalypse) | Bolter 4000 Laser Gun]] is also a popular replacement.
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== Stats ==
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* Size: 1 × 2
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* Weight: 60
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* Damage: 10
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* Accuracy: 70%
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* Firing Arc: 90 degrees
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* Range: 175m
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* Fire Rate: 6.00 r/s
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* Projectile Speed: 20
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* Base Price: $500
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* Minimum Weekly Stock: 7
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* Maximum Weekly Stock: 24
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* Manufacturer: [[Megapol]]
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*'''Ammo: Multi-Cannon Round'''
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** Ammo Capacity: 300
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** Ammo Base Price: $5
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** Minimum Weekly Stock: 400
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** Maximum Weekly Stock: 1500
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== See Also ==
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* [[Rendor Plasma Gun (Apocalypse)|Rendor Plasma Gun]]
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* [[Bolter 4000 Laser Gun (Apocalypse)|Bolter 4000 Laser Gun]]
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* [[Vehicle Weapons (Apocalypse)|Vehicle Weapons]]
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* [[Megapol]]
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Latest revision as of 22:36, 7 December 2012

40mm Auto Cannon
The standard cannon for police and military vehicles; it fires a high velocity armor piercing shell.
40mm Cannon Apoc.png
Source: X-COM Apocalypse Ufopedia


The 40mm Auto Cannon is a small machine gun for aircraft. It is standard armament for new Hoverbikes.

The 40mm Auto Cannon has weak projectiles, but makes up for this deficiency with its high rate of fire and very high base accuracy. This allows it to deal decent damage to early UFOs. An additional perk of the low damage is that it will cause minimal property damage to the city during intense air combat.

As new UFO types appear, the 40mm Auto Cannon will start to become less effective and eventually be unable to penetrate the armor on the hulls of the more advanced ships. They will still be able to damage energy shields.

The 40mm Auto Cannon is recommended for use on groups of aggressive swarmer vehicles. As new UFO appear they should be phased out and replaced with alternatives such as the Render Plasma Gun or better. The weaker but much more cost effective Bolter 4000 Laser Gun is also a popular replacement.


Stats

  • Size: 1 × 2
  • Weight: 60
  • Damage: 10
  • Accuracy: 70%
  • Firing Arc: 90 degrees
  • Range: 175m
  • Fire Rate: 6.00 r/s
  • Projectile Speed: 20
  • Base Price: $500
  • Minimum Weekly Stock: 7
  • Maximum Weekly Stock: 24
  • Manufacturer: Megapol
  • Ammo: Multi-Cannon Round
    • Ammo Capacity: 300
    • Ammo Base Price: $5
    • Minimum Weekly Stock: 400
    • Maximum Weekly Stock: 1500

See Also


Apocalypse Insignia X-COM: Apocalypse\Vehicles\Vehicle Equipment
Air
Weapons Apoc 40mm auto cannon.png 40mm Auto-Cannon
Apoc bolter laser gun.png Bolter 4K Laser Gun Apoc lancer laser gun.png Lancer 7K Laser Gun
Apoc rendor plasma gun.png Rendor Plasma Gun Apoc lineage plasma cannon.png Lineage Plasma Cannon Apoc plasma multi system.png Plasma Multi-System
Apoc janitor missile array.png Janitor Missile Array Apoc prophet missile launcher.png Prophet Missile Array Apoc justice missile launcher.png Justice Missile Launcher Apoc retribution missile launcher.png Retribution Missile Launcher
Apoc laser defense array.png Laser Defense Array Apoc plasma defense array.png Plasma Defense Array

Apoc light disruptor beam.png Light Disruptor Beam Apoc medium disruptor beam.png Medium Disruptor Beam Apoc heavy disruptor beam.png Heavy Disruptor Beam
Apoc disruptor bomb launcher.png Disruptor Bomb Launcher Apoc disruptor multi bomb launcher.png Disruptor Multi-Bomb Launcher
Apoc stasis bomb launcher.png Stasis Bomb Launcher

Engines
Ground
Weapons Apoc 40mm auto cannon turret.png 40mm Auto Cannon Turret Apoc airguard anti air cannon.png Airguard Anti-Air Cannon Apoc glm array.png GLM Array
Apoc plasma turret cannon.png Plasma Turret Cannon Apoc glm air defense.png GLM Air Defense Apoc rumble cannon.png Rumble Cannon
Engines
Shared
Add-Ons Weapons Control System (Light, Medium, Heavy, Advanced)
Transport Module (Cargo, Passenger, Bio-Transport)
Small / Large Disruption Shield
Missile Evasion Matrix, Cloaking Field
Teleporter