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Showing the details of the shells used(where known)

7.5cm Pak 40 L/46
Manufactured1941 - 1945
Calibre75mm
LengthL/46
Name/Id Calibre Weight MVelocity Quoted Penetration
 
7.5cm Pzgr 40 75mm 4.1Kg 920M/Sec 108mm@500m/30°
Range(Mtr)1002004008001200160020002400
Flight Time(Secs) 0.11 0.22 0.46 0.97 1.55 2.21 2.96 3.84
Penetration(mm@0°) 73 72 70 66 62 58 54 50
Hit Probability(%) 98 98 98 98 85 57 29 22

AP 75mm 6.8Kg 792M/Sec 94mm@500m
Range(Mtr)1002004008001200160020002400
Flight Time(Secs) 0.13 0.26 0.53 1.13 1.8 2.57 3.44 4.46
Penetration(mm@0°) 105 103 100 95 89 83 78 72
Hit Probability(%) 98 98 98 96 77 44 25 15

Hit probability is based on a static 2 x 2.4 metre panel at 0 degrees(vertical) at the range specified.

The data that has been used to create these records has come from Wikipedia, The Lone Sentry, The Bundes Archive and numerous books and websites that have provided the detailed information that has not been available anywhere else. The information we use to calculate the penetration tables, flight times and the hit probability comes from the Gun Calibre, the Shell Mass(Kg) and the muzzle velocity, plus range reductions to allow for gravity and wind resistance. This calculation originally came from a pre-war Krupp calculation which has been modified, and seems to fit the actual test results.

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