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United States' 3" M5 Anti-Tank

 

  3" M5 Anti-Tank
Caliber 3"
Length of gun 13' 2"
Length of bore  
Rifling  
Length of rifling  
Weight traveling  
Weight in action 4,874 lb, 5,850 lb
2,632 kg
Elevation 30°
Traverse 45°
Muzzle Velocity 2,800'/sec
Range of shell 16,100 yards
14,720 m
Shell weight 15.4 lb, 15.43 lb
6.94 kg
Armor penetration  
Breech mechanism  

Sources:

  1. US Army Handbook 1939-1945, George Forty, 1995
  2. Allied Artillery of World War Two, Ian V. Hogg, 1998
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