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Germany's 10.5 cm FlaK L/65 C33

These were used on the Hipper class heavy cruisers.1,2

  10.5 cm FlaK L/65 C33
Caliber 651
Length of gun 6.84 m1
Length of bore  
Rifling  
Elevation 80°1
Traverse  
Muzzle Velocity 900 m/s1,2
Range of Shell - Surface Target 17,700 m1,2
Range of Shell - Aerial Target 12.5 km1,2
Shell weight 15.1 kg1,2
Life of Barrel 2,950 rounds1,2

Sources:

  1. Heavy Cruisers of the Admiral Hipper Class, Gerhard Koop, Klaus-Peter Schmolke, 2001
  2. German Heavy Cruisers 1939-45, Gordon Williamson, 2003
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