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United States - 4.5in Gun M1

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4.5in Gun M1 Blank
Manufactured1941 - unknown
Calibre114mm
LengthL/43
 
AP(AP)
114mm 24.9Kg 690M/Sec
Range(Mtr)1002004008001200160020002400
Flight Time(Secs) 0.15 0.3 0.6 1.25 1.94 2.7 3.52 4.41
Penetration(mm@30°) 194 181 168 152 136 122 107 94
Penetration(mm@0°) 225 210 194 176 158 141 124 109
Hit Probability(%) 98 98 98 93 69 41 22 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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