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Japan's 14" gun

Design

The 14" Type 1908 were manufactured at Kure Arsenal and Muroran Steel.

Usage

The 14" guns were mounted in Japanese battleships.

Specifications

  14"
Caliber 45
Weight 82 tons
Elevation  
Muzzle Velocity  
Range of shell  
Shell Weight - AP 1,400 lb
Rate of Fire  
  14" Type 1908
Caliber 45
Weight  
Elevation  
Muzzle Velocity  
Range of shell 38,770 yards
Shell Weight - AP  
Rate of Fire  

Sources:

  1. The Imperial Japanese Navy in the Pacific War, Mark E. Stille, 2013
  2. Janes' Fighting Ships of World War II, 1989
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