Blank blank WWII Vehicle and Gun Database    



 
Please Email if you would like your
club mentioned above

left corner World War 2 Tank and Gun Database corner lower right outer
   
home last page
AFVs ALL
By Country(585)
Common Names
By Date(585)
AFVs by Country
Britain(112)
Canada(39)
Czechoslovakia(9)
France(30)
Germany(206)
Hungary(5)
Italy(28)
Japan(30)
Poland(8)
Sweden(11)
U.S.S.R.(71)
United States(36)
AFV's by Mfg Date
1915(2)
1917(4)
1918(1)
1920(1)
1921(2)
1924(2)
1926(3)
1927(3)
1928(1)
1929(3)
1930(6)
1931(7)
1932(16)
1933(12)
1934(10)
1935(28)
1936(13)
1937(32)
1938(30)
1939(32)
1940(58)
1941(59)
1942(85)
1943(94)
1944(72)
1945(9)
Guns by Country
Austria(1)
Belgium(1)
Britain(32)
Czechoslovakia(3)
Denmark(3)
Finland(1)
France(26)
Germany(113)
Hungary(2)
Italy(25)
Japan(13)
Netherlands(4)
Poland(2)
Sweden(9)
Switzerland(4)
U.S.S.R.(57)
United States(36)
Guns by Mfg Date
Unknown(151)
1902(1)
1904(1)
1908(1)
1911(1)
1912(3)
1913(1)
1914(2)
1915(1)
1916(1)
1917(1)
1918(2)
1923(1)
1925(1)
1927(4)
1928(1)
1929(1)
1930(7)
1931(2)
1932(6)
1933(7)
1934(13)
1935(16)
1936(8)
1937(11)
1938(13)
1939(12)
1940(17)
1941(15)
1942(11)
1943(6)
1944(12)
1945(2)

Germany - 3.7cm KwK 35/36 L/45
3.7cm Kampfwagenkanone 35/36 L/45
(translates as Tank Gun)

Showing the details of the shells used(where known)
Share with Facebook 


Weapon Details
Flag
3.7cm KwK 35/36 L/45
3.7cm Kampfwagenkanone 35/36 L/45
(translates as Tank Gun)
Blank
Manufactured1935 - 1940
Calibre37mm
LengthL/45
 
3.7cm PaK Pzgr(AP)
37mm 0.68Kg 762M/Sec
Range(Mtr)1002004008001200160020002400
Flight Time(Secs) 0.13 0.28 0.59 1.34 2.33 3.7 5.71 8.97
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 90 54 22 3 1


 
3.7cm Pzgr 40(AP40)
37mm 0.35Kg 1030M/Sec
Quoted Penetration 68mm @ 100mtr/30° ( ≈ 78mm/0°)
Range(Mtr)1002004008001200160020002400
Flight Time(Secs) 0.1 0.21 0.46 1.14 2.25 4.34 9.72
Penetration(mm@30°) 68 60 51 38 26 16 7
Penetration(mm@0°) 79 70 59 44 31 19 9
Hit Probability(%) 98 98 98 96 57 15 1



3.7cm Sprgr Patr(HE)
37mm 0.61Kg 700M/Sec 0.025Kg explosive
Range(Mtr)10002000300040005000600070008000
Flight Time(Secs) 1.96
Burst radius Infantry in open 99% kill0 mtr Burst radius Infantry in open 66% kill0 mtr
Burst radius Infantry in open 33% kill1 mtr  Armour Penetration inc roof at 1 mtr0 mm
An explosion within 0 mtr of infantry in the open will cause > 66% casualties and could damage some AFV's.
An explosion within 1 mtr of infantry in the open will cause 33% casualties.
The blast effect of this shell exploding within 1 mtr of an armoured vehicle will not cause any significant armour damage.

Vehicles in our database using this gun
Vehicle NameCommon Name
 PzKpfw III Ausf APanzer III 
 PzKpfw III Ausf BPanzer III 
 PzKpfw III Ausf CPanzer III 
 PzKpfw III Ausf DPanzer III 
 PzKpfw III Ausf EPanzer III 
 PzKpfw III Ausf FPanzer III 
 

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.

Top of Page


© WWIITanks 1980-2021
If you have any information, or comments on our site,
 please E-Mail Simon at wwiitanks@villagenet.co.uk
Page Last Updated: 2021-01-10 14:58:51

VillageNet Hosting