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15cm sFH36

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Weapon Details
15cm sFH36 Blank
Manufactured1938 - unknown
(AP Armor Piercing)
150mm 43.5Kg 485M/Sec
Flight Time(Secs) 0.21 0.42 0.85 1.74 2.69 3.69 4.76 5.89
Penetration(mm@30°) 181 173 162 151 140 129 118 108
Penetration(mm@0°) 210 200 188 175 162 149 137 125
Hit Probability(%) 98 98 98 77 41 22 8 3

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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