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United States' 90 mm M1 Anti-Aircraft

Specifications

  90 mm M1 Anti-Aircraft1,2
Caliber 901,2
Length of gun 15' 6"2
Length of bore  
Rifling  
Length of rifling  
Weight traveling  
Weight in action 17,714 lb2, 19,000 lb1
8,626 kg1
Elevation 80°2
Traverse 360°2
Muzzle Velocity 2,700'/sec2
Range of shell  
Ceiling of fire 33,800'1, 34,000'2
10,300 m1
Shell weight 23.4 lb1,2
10.6 kg1
Rate of fire 15 rpm1
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