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3.7 cm PaK 36

Anti-Tank Artillery

3.7 cm PaK 36

Service Data:

In Service: 1936 to 1945

Production Data:

Manufacturer: Rheinmetall-Borsig
Number built: 20,000

Technical Data:

Type: Panzerabwehrkanone

Calibre: 3.7 cm
Length: 1.665 m
Weight: 432 kg
Breech: horizontal sliding block, percussion fired
Recoil: hydrospring
Carriage: split trail
Elevation: -5° to +25°
Traverse: 60
Rate of fire: 13 rounds per minute
Muzzle velocity: 762 m/s
Effective range: 5,484 m
Shell Weight: 0.68 kg
Used by: Heer
3.7 cm PaK 36
3.7 cm KwK 36

Other: Anti-Tank Artillery


The 3.7 cm PaK 36 (3.7 cm Panzerabwehrkanone 36) modified for use on Panzer III as the 3.7 cm KwK 36. The 3.7 cm PaK 36 was mounted on the following
Sd.Kfz. 251/10 Ausf. A
Sd.Kfz. 251/10 Ausf. B
Sd.Kfz. 251/10 Ausf. C
Sd.Kfz. 251/10 Ausf. D
Sd.Kfz. 250/10 Alte


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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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