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United States - 3 in Antitank Gun M5

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3 in Antitank Gun M5 Blank
Manufactured1941 - unknown
Calibre76.20mm
 
AP(AP)
76.20mm 6.94Kg 790M/Sec
Quoted Penetration 84mm@2000m
Range(Mtr)1002004008001200160020002400
Flight Time(Secs) 0.13 0.26 0.53 1.13 1.8 2.56 3.43 4.44
Penetration(mm@30°) 130 121 110 97 85 73 63 53
Penetration(mm@0°) 151 140 128 113 99 85 73 62
Hit Probability(%) 98 98 98 96 77 44 25 15

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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