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France - 150mm Howitzer Mle 29

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Weapon Details
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150mm Howitzer Mle 29 Blank
Manufactured1930 - unknown
Calibre150mm
LengthL/22
 
AP(AP)
150mm 38.6Kg 635M/Sec
Range(Mtr)1002004008001200160020002400
Flight Time(Secs) 0.16 0.32 0.65 1.33 2.05 2.82 3.63 4.5
Penetration(mm@30°) 211 200 189 175 162 149 137 125
Penetration(mm@0°) 244 232 219 203 188 173 159 145
Hit Probability(%) 98 98 98 90 64 34 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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