German Artillery of World War II – 75mm Pak 40 L/46



Barrel Lenght:

3.45m

Combat Weight:

1425kg

Transport Weight:

1500kg

Max. Elevation:

22 degrees

Max. Traverse:

65 degrees

Muzzle Velocity:

AP – 792m/s

Subcaliber – 933m/s

Cumulative – 450m/s

HE – 550m/s

Weight:

AP – 6.80kg

Subcaliber – 4.10kg

Cumulative – 4.80kg

HE – 5.74kg

Range:

Cumulative – 8100m

Rate of Fire:

12-14 rounds per minute

Penetration:

AP

98mm @ 100m

82mm @ 1000m

Subcaliber

126mm @ 100m

87mm @ 1000m

 


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