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47mm Anti-tank Gun Type 1

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Weapon Details
47mm Anti-tank Gun Type 1 Blank
Manufacturedunknown - 1945
(AP Armor Piercing)
47mm 1.58Kg 824M/Sec
Quoted Penetration 51mm@915m
Flight Time(Secs) 0.12 0.25 0.53 1.17 1.96 2.95 4.23 5.95
Penetration(mm@30°) 71 64 57 48 39 32 25 19
Penetration(mm@0°) 82 75 66 56 46 37 29 22
Hit Probability(%) 98 98 98 96 69 29 15 3

Vehicles in our database using this gun
Vehicle NameCommon Name
 Amphibious Tank Type 3 (KA-CHI)KA-CHI 
 Medium Tank Type 1 (CHI-HE)CHI-HE 

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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