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United States' 3" M5 Anti-Tank

 

  3" M5 Anti-Tank1,2
Caliber 3"1,2
Length of gun 13' 2"2
Length of bore  
Rifling  
Length of rifling  
Weight traveling  
Weight in action 4,874 lb2, 5,850 lb1
2,632 kg1
Elevation 30°2
Traverse 45°2
Muzzle Velocity 2,800'/sec2
Range of shell 16,100 yards1
14,720 m1
Shell weight 15.4 lb2, 15.43 lb1
6.94 kg1
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
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site