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37mm Antiaircraft Gun M1

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Weapon Details
37mm Antiaircraft Gun M1 Blank
Manufactured1938 - unknown
(AP Armor Piercing)
37mm 0.61Kg 853M/Sec
Flight Time(Secs) 0.12 0.25 0.53 1.2 2.09 3.31 5.1 8.04
Penetration(mm@30°) 41 38 32 25 20 15 11 6
Penetration(mm@0°) 48 44 38 30 24 18 13 8
Hit Probability(%) 98 98 98 96 64 25 6 2

Vehicles in our database using this gun
Vehicle NameCommon Name
 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage M15 

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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