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3.7 cm Flakzwilling 43

Anti-Aircraft Artillery

3.7 cm Flakzwilling 43

Service Data:

In Service: 1942 to 1945

Production Data:

Manufacturer: Rheinmetall-Borsig
Number built: 390

Technical Data:

Type: Flugabwehrkanone

Calibre: 3.7 cm
Length: 3.300 m
Weight: 1,248 kg
Breech: gas operated bolt, percussion fired
Carriage: cruciform
Elevation: -7° 30 to +90°
Traverse: 360
Rate of fire: 250 rounds per minute
Muzzle velocity: 820 m/s
Effective range: 6,585 m
Shell Weight: 635 gm
Used by: Heer
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German Artillery in World War II. 1939-1945.
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German Artillery of World War Two.
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German Small Arms of World War II.
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