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5 cm Flak 41

Anti-Aircraft Artillery




5 cm Flak 41

Service Data:

In Service: 1941 to 1945

Production Data:

Manufacturer: Krupp
Number built: 200

Technical Data:

Type: Flugabwehrkanone

Calibre: 5 cm
Length: 4.686 m
Weight: 3,100 kg
Breech: gas operated vertical sliding block, percussion fired
Recoil:
Carriage:
Elevation: -10° to +90°
Traverse: 360
Rate of fire: 130 rounds per minute
Muzzle velocity: 840 m/s
Effective range: 12,400 m
Shell Weight: 4.28 kg
Used by: Heer
Variants:
5 cm Flak 41
5 cm Flak 214
Mk 214A Cannon

Other: Anti-Aircraft Artillery
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History:

The 5 cm Flak 41 (5 cm Flugabwehrkanone 41)

Gallery:

5 cm Flak 41 picture 2

Heer Comments

Sources:

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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