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Details of guns produced in 1912

This page showing the details of World War II guns which were produced in 1912 including shells used and armour penetration(where known)

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Vickers Medium Machine Gun7.70mmL/93
BALL Standard british .303 round - MkVIII (only used in Vickers Mg) 0.01Kg 844M/Sec []
Vickers Heavy Machine Gun12.70mmL/80
AP Vickers .5 inch bullet 0.037Kg 770M/Sec []
APBALL .5 inch Armour Piercing W. Mark 1.z 0.037Kg 800M/Sec []
Cannone da 75/27 modello 1175mmL/28.40
AP 75mm AP 6.35Kg 510M/Sec []
HE 75mm HE 6.35Kg 635Kg 510M/Sec []

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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