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7,5-cm KwK - Ammunition

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Ammunition

 

 

Ammunition types Muzzle velocity Vo: Projectile weigh
7,5-cm Panzergranatpatrone 39/42 KWK 42 925 m/s 6,8 kg
7,5-cm Panzergranatpatrone 39/42 Al KWK 42 925 m/s 6,8 kg
7,5-cm Panzergranatpatrone 40/42
(produced only 1943?)
1120 m/s 4,75 kg
7,5-cm Sprenggranatpatrone 42 KWK 42 700 m/s 5,74 kg
7,5-cm Panzergranatpatrone 39/42 (Üb) KWK 42 practice ammunition
7,5-cm Panzergranatpatrone 40/42 (Üb) KWK 42 practice ammunition

 

 


Average penetration performance (mm)/ plate laid back at 30° from the vertical
(30° for the US/GB system. For the German system it would be 60°)

range


100m

500m

1000m

1500m

2000m

Ammunition type

PzGr39/42


138

124

111

99

89

PzGr40/42


194

174

149

127

106

Panther-Fibel P.15

 

PzGr39/42

Mun

Munition

7,5 cm PzGr39/42-Patrone
photo by Senfmann2
marking

in comparison from left to right:
3,7cm (37x250mm)
5cm L/42 Pzgr 40 (50x289mm)
5cm L/60 (50x420mm)
7,5cm L/24 (75x243mm)
7,5cm L/43 and L/48 (75x495mm)
7,5cm L/70 (75x640mm)
8,8cm L/56 (88x571mm)
8,8cm L/71 (88x822mm)

Hülse

7,5cm Pzgr. 39/42

7,5cm Pzgr. 40/42
shell casing 6387 der KwK 7,5 42
7,5cm Pzgr. 39/42
7,5cm Pzgr. 40/42
Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 December 2009 06:03