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Germany's 47 mm Gun

Weapon Type of
Ammo
Weight
(lb)
Velocity°Thickness of armor penetrated (range meters)
100 500 1000 1500 2000 2500
47 mm PaK (t) L/43.43 PzGr 36 (t)3 3.6 lb
1.65 kg3, 1.67 kg
2,566'/s
775 m/s, 782 m/s3
303 543 483, 55413, 47353   
PzGr 403 1.8 lb
0.825 kg3
3,543'/s
1,080 m/s3
303 1003 593     

Sources:

  1. Panzer Truppen The Complete Guide to the Creation and Combat Employment of Germany's Tank Force 1933-1942, Thomas L. Jentz, 1996
  2. Panzer Truppen The Complete Guide to the Creation and Combat Employment of Germany's Tank Force 1943-1945, Thomas L. Jentz, 1996
  3. Encyclopedia of German Tanks of World War Two, Peter Chamberlain and Hilary Doyle, 1999
  4. World War II Infantry Anti-Tank Tactics, Gordon L Rottman, 2005
  5. Panzers At War, Michael and Gladys Green, 2005
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