In the late 1970’s SAI completed its initial design for a feed chute for the 30 X 173mm and 30 X 113mm ammunition. The early chutes were used on the GAU8 and M230 Automatic Cannons.
Examples of weapons using SAI 30mm Feed Chutes are:
SAI currently manufactures link eject chutes for the following weapons:
The Mk44 has two unique link eject interfaces, one uses latch style connectors and the other uses locking pin connectors. SAI can provide link eject chutes for either style:
Link Eject chutes can be customize for specific applications.
AH64 Apache & MH60L
A sampling of the many SAI 30mm chute applications.