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77 mm SG 113
Förstersonde

Armaments




77 mm SG 113 Förstersonde

Service Data

In Service: 1944 to 1945

Production Data

Manufacturer: Rheinmetall-Borsig
Number built:

Technical Data

Type: Sonder Gerät

Calibre: 77 mm
Length: 1,600 mm
Weight: kg
Rate of fire: rounds per minute
Muzzle velocity: m/s
Effective range: m
Variants:

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History

The 77 mm SG 113 (77 mm Sonder Gerät 113) was a recoilless anti-tank cannon designed produced by Herman Göring Werke of Brunswick a subsidiary of Rheinmetall-Borsig in 1944. The 77 mm SG 113 was a single shot weapon that was activated electromagnetically by a sensor that was fitted to the nose of the aircraft. it could either fire a single shot or full battery of six. The 77 mm SG 113 underwent extensive testing at Rechlin Lutwaffe facilities in late 1944 with a Hs 129 and Fw 190

The 77 mm SG 113 (77 mm Sonder Gerät 113) recoilless anti-tank cannon was installed in the following Luftwaffe aircraft
Focke-Wulf 190
Henschel Hs 129

Gallery

77 mm SG 113 Förstersonde Fw 190 F-8 picture 2
77 mm SG 113 Förstersonde Fw 190 F-8 picture 3
77 mm SG 113 Förstersonde Hs 129B picture 4

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The Warplanes of the Third Reich.
ISBN-10: 0385057822

Flying Guns World War II.
ISBN-10: 1840372273

German Aircraft Guns WW I WW II.
ISBN-10: 091196410X

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