Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown
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Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown is the fifteenth main installment of the Ace Combat franchise. The game returns to the "Strangereal" universe, and is set in the midst of conflict between the Kingdom of Eurusia and the Osean Federation. The player experiences the air war through an Osean pilot, callsign "Trigger," while the cutscenes explore the war as seen through the eyes of other characters. The game was released on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on January 18, 2019, and on Microsoft Windows on February 1, 2019. The game includes multiplayer battles, and a VR mode is currently exclusive to PlayStation VR.
The following weapons appear in the video game Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown:
This section is for conventional small arms only seen in the game's cinema scenes.
A modern striker-fired, polymer framed pistol resembling a full-sized SIG-Sauer P250 is used in a cutscene near the end of the game.
Mk 18 Mod 1
Mk 18-type rifles are used by Osean soldiers and various characters in several cutscenes.
These are all the cannons mounted to aircraft in AC7. With a few exceptions (such as the AH-64D Apache Longbow's M230 Chain Gun), almost all are available to the player.
Bofors 40mm L/60
In Mission 14 "Cape Rainy Assault," an AC-130U "Spooky II" with a full compliment of arms takes off from the Erusean air force base. It does little else other than flee the battle.
Osean M1 Abrams MBTs in the battle for Farbanti can be seen with Browning M2HB machine guns mounted on both hatch position of the turret.
The plethora of American-designed fighter jets all mount M61 Vulcan rotary cannons.
M102 105mm Howitzer
The M102 105mm howitzer seen mounted on the AC-130U in "Cape Rainy Assault."
AV-8B Harrier jets used by Erusean forces mount GAU-12/U cannons. The Harrier is not one of the jets usable to the player in-game. An AC-130U Gunship armed with the GAU-12/U is also present in the "Cape Rainy Assault" mission.
The F-35C mounts the GAU-22/A in an underslung gun pod.
The Mauser BK-27 appears in the game as the secondary armament of the Eurofighter Typhoon and the Saab JAS-39 Gripen-E.
The DEFA cannon appears in the game as the secondary armament of the Mirage 2000 fighter.
The GIAT 30 appears in the game as the secondary weapon of the Rafale M fighter.
The General Electric GAU-8/A Avenger appears in the game as the secondary armament of the A-10C Thunderbolt II ground-attack jet.
The Gryazev-Shipunov GSh-23 is available on the MiG-21bis Fishbed fighter.
The multitude of Soviet/Russian aircraft in game have usable secondary Gryazev-Shipunov GSh-30-1 cannons.
The Gryazev-Shipunov GSh-6-23 appears in the game as the secondary armament of the MiG-31 Foxhound.
M230 Chain Gun
The M230 Chain Gun is mounted on AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopters.
The Nudelman-Rikhter NR-23 appears in the game as defensive armament on the tail-end of Erusean Tupelov Tu-95 Bear bomber planes.
Erusean "APC" ground targets are BTR-90s armed with Shipunov 2A42 autocannons.