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2 cm Flak 30

Anti-Aircraft Artillery

2 cm Flak 30

Service Data:

In Service: 1935 to 1945

Production Data:

Manufacturer: Mauser, Rheinmetall-Borsig
Number built:

Technical Data:

Type: Flugabwehrkanone

Calibre: 2 cm
Length: 2.300 m
Weight: 493 kg
Breech: reciol operated bolt, percussion fired
Carriage: trailer
Elevation: -12° to +90°
Traverse: 360
Rate of fire: 280 rounds per minute
Muzzle velocity: 900 m/s
Effective range: 2,695 m
Shell Weight: 305 gm
Used by: Heer
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The 2 cm Flak 30 (2 cm Flugabwehrkanone 30) a variant of the 2 cm Flak 30, 2 cm KwK 30 L/55 (2 cm Kampfwagenkanone 30 L/55 was also used as the main armament for the Panzerkampfwagen II upto Ausf. G. models
2 cm Flak 30 (Sf) auf Fgst Zgkw 1t Sd.Kfz. 10/4
U-boat Type I
Type II
Type IX
Type VII
Type XB
Type XIV
Type XXI


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2 cm Flak 30 picture 5

Heer Comments


German Artillery in World War II. 1939-1945.
ISBN-10: 0887407625

German Artillery of World War Two.
ISBN-10: 1853672610

German infantry weapons of World War II.
ISBN-10: 0882543725

German Small Arms of World War II.
ISBN-10: 0896730239

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