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Britain - Ordnance Q.F. 17pdr

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Ordnance Q.F. 17pdr
(Anti Tank Gun)
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Manufactured1942 - unknown
Calibre76.20mm
LengthL/55
 
AP(AP)
76.20mm 7.65Kg 950M/Sec
Quoted Penetration 130mm@915m
Range(Mtr)1002004008001200160020002400
Flight Time(Secs) 0.11 0.22 0.44 0.94 1.5 2.13 2.85 3.69
Penetration(mm@30°) 174 161 147 129 113 97 84 71
Penetration(mm@0°) 201 186 170 150 131 113 97 82
Hit Probability(%) 98 98 98 98 88 60 34 22


 
APC(APC)
76.20mm 7.71Kg 883M/Sec
Quoted Penetration 130mm@915m
Range(Mtr)1002004008001200160020002400
Flight Time(Secs) 0.11 0.23 0.48 1.01 1.61 2.29 3.07 3.97
Penetration(mm@30°) 162 151 137 121 106 91 78 66
Penetration(mm@0°) 188 175 159 140 123 106 91 77
Hit Probability(%) 98 98 98 98 81 57 25 22



17pdr HE(HE)
76.20mm 6.1Kg 550M/Sec 0.480Kg explosive
Maximum Range 10000 Mtr
Range(Mtr)10002000300040005000600070008000
Flight Time(Secs) 2.09 4.93 9 15.32 26.45 51.33 156.99
Burst radius Infantry in open 99% kill2 mtr Burst radius Infantry in open 66% kill5 mtr
Burst radius Infantry in open 33% kill13 mtr  Armour Penetration inc roof at 1 mtr1 mm
An explosion within 2 mtr of infantry in the open will cause 99% casualties - lethal.
An explosion within 5 mtr of infantry in the open will cause > 66% casualties and could damage some AFV's.
An explosion within 13 mtr of infantry in the open will cause 33% casualties.
The blast effect of this shell exploding within 1 mtr of an armoured vehicle will penetrate 1 mm of the tank armour including the roof.

Vehicles in our database using this gun
Vehicle NameCommon Name
 Cruiser TankChallenger A30 
 Gun Self-Propelled 17pdrArcher 
 Gun Self-Propelled 17pdr A-30Avenger 
 Sherman 17 pdr gunFirefly VC 
 Antitank SP17pdr M10Achilles 
 

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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