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United States' 37 mm M3A1 Anti-Tank

 

  37 mm M3A1 Anti-Tank
Caliber 1.45"2
37 mm1,2,3
Length of gun 6' 10.5"2
Length of bore L/533
Length 12.8'3
Width 5.25'3
Height 3.1'3
Rifling  
Length of rifling  
Weight traveling  
Weight in action 912 lb1,2, 950 lb3
410.4 kg1
Elevation 15°2
Traverse 60°2
Muzzle Velocity 2,900'/sec2
Range of shell 12,850 yards1
11,750 m1
Shell weight 1.61 lb2, 1.921 lb1
0.86 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
  3. US Anti-tank Artillery 1941-45, Steven J. Zaloga, 2005
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