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United States' 90 mm Gun Penetration tables

Weapon 90 mm M3, L/53
Type of Ammunition APC APCBC APC M77 APHE HVAP
Weight (lb) 17 24.1     16.8
Velocity (ft/sec) 2,800, 3,350 2,650 2,800   3,350
° 0 30 30 30 30 0 30
Armor Penetration (mm)              
100 yards              
500 yards     126       221
1000 yards 122   120     255 200
1500 yards     114       177
2000 yards     105       154
2500 yards              
100 meters              
500 meters     126 111     221
1000 meters   120 120 103, 120 110   195, 200
1500 meters     114 93     177
2000 meters     105 96     154
2500 meters              
Effective Range (yards)              
HE     19,600        
Smoke              
Shot     3,500        

Sources:

  1. The Encyclopedia of Tanks and Armored Fighting Vehicles - The Comprehensive Guide to Over 900 Armored Fighting Vehicles From 1915 to the Present Day, General Editor: Christopher F. Foss, 2002
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  4. Tanks of World War II, Duncan Crow, 1979
  5. Armour In Profile #3 M.4 A3 E8 Sherman, Peter Chamberlain, Chris Ellis, ?
  6. Allied Artillery of World War Two, Ian V. Hogg, 1998
  7. Western Allied Tanks 1939-45, David Porter, 2009
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