Ammo 57x438 Weight

mm

Body diam. mm

Country of origin/main use

Projectile type/

weight gm

Muzzle velocity mlsec

Muzzle energy joules

Namel Weapons chambered in

37 X 155

46.0

45.8

SU/PRC

HE/735

690

175,000

N-37 aircraft

37 X 190

46.5

47.0

UK

HE/680

610

126,000

1 Vi pdr COW gun aircraft/AA

37 X 195

53.3

53.3

SU

AP/735

900

298,000

NS-37 aircraft

37 x 223SR

51.1

50.3

326,000

Ml AA; M9 aircraft Ml (M9 loaded to 853 m/s, 317,000 joules) M9 only

37 x 230SR

51.5

50.0

I

HE/799

800

256,000

Breda M39 A A

37 X 240

54

54

PRC

H E/741

1,000

370,000

Type 76 naval AA

37 X 249R

51.4

45.9

D

HE(M)/? HE/? AP /?

9 •

RhB FlaK M 42 WW2 naval AA. (M) = M-Geschoss (cartridge also used in KwK AFV/PaK 36 AT gun; see Table 2 for loadings)

37 X 250R

51.9

45.8

SU/PRC

HE/732

880

283,000

Model 1939 AA, PRC Type 55

37 X 263B

46.8

APT/685

APCR/380

820 780 1,170

215,000 208,000 260,000

Rheinmetall-Borsig FlaK

APCR is BK 3.7 Hartkern loading

40mm CL

-

-

J

HE/585

246

17,700

I JA 40mm Ho-301 caseless aircraft

40 X 53SR

43.6

41.3

USA

HE/245

240

7,050

40mm HV for AGLs: MDHC Ml29, Mark 19, CIS 40-AGL, LAG-40, Vektor Striker, HKGMG.

40 X 158R

48.1

43.9

UK

HE/900 HE/760 AP/1,130 A P/1,360

620 730 615 570

173,000 203,000 214,000 221,000

-Vickers 2 pdr Pom-pom A A -Vickers High Velocity AA -Vickers Class S aircraft -Vickers Class S MkVI AP shot

40 X 311R

61.8

55.8

S/UK/USA

HE/955

850

345,000

Bofors L56/L60 AA

40 X 364R

65.0

APFSDS/ 200

1,030 1,475

461,000 218,000

Bofors L70 AA/AFV, OtoBreda 40L70N

APFSDS penetrates 100+mm at 1,000m

45 X 386SR

83

79

SU

HE/1,500

900

607,000

Naval A A

50 X 346B

68

68

D

HE/2,200

840

776,000

Rheinmetall-Borsig 5cm FlaK 41 AA

50 X 419R

78.4

APCR/1,250

HE/1,100

652,000 900,000 507,000

Mauser MK 214A exp.

PaK 38 AT and KwK L60 AFV guns

APCR is Hartkern loading

HE is M-Geschoss for BK 5 and

mm

Body r diam. mm

Country of origin I main use

Projectile type/

weight gm

Muzzle velocity ml sec

Muzzle energy joules

Namel Weapons chambered in

57 X 121R

68.4

60.8

J

HE/1,500

495

184,000

IJA 57mm Ho-401 aircraft

57 X 230R

79.7

73.0

S

AP/2,450 HE/2,230

686 744

576,000 617,000

57mm Bofors m/47 airborne anti-ship

57 X 347SR

95.7

91.0

SU/PRC

HE/2,800

1,000

1,400K

S60 AA, Z1F-31 +72

57 X 438 R

93.0

83.0

S

HE/2,400 1,020 HCER/2,500 950

1,250K 1,142K

57mm Bofors m/54 army and naval SAK-57 AA

high capacity extended range

57 X 441R

90.0

82.0

UK

AP/3,170

790

989,000

Molins 6 pdr 7 cwt aircraft + naval (+AFV and AT)

TABLE2: MISCELLANEOUS MILITARY CARTRIDGES

This list contains information about selected additional cartridges in the following categories:

- new developments which are not yet in service;

- used in HMGs and cannon which saw little or no service;

- used in manually cranked machine guns;

- used in heavy shoulder-fired weapons; principally anti-tank or other heavy rifles;

- used in the principal rifle-calibre machine guns;

- some service cartridges from well-known manually loaded cannon for comparative and identification purposes.

mm

Body diam. mm

Country of origin/main use

Projectile typel weight gm

Muzzle velocity m/sec

Muzzle energy joules

Namel Weapons chambered in

Cartridges for Weapons Currently Under Development

25 x 53B

27

26.5

USA

HE/132

425

11,900

OCSW Army system (early type)

30 x 150B

34.7

33.9

F

HE/275

1,025

144,000

GI AT 30M791 aircraft

30 x 280

? •

9 •

D

300

1,200

200,000

Mauser RMK 30 cased telescopic recoilless

40 x 74.5

? •

9 •

ROM

H E/290

220

7,020

R ATM IL AGL

40 x 255

65

65

UK/F

HE/950 APFSDS / 250

1,000+ 1,600+

475,000+ 320,000+

CT A 2000 AFV APFSDS total projectile weight = 490 g

45 x 305

70

70

539,000+

COM VAT AFV (also European 45 M 911) APFSDS total projectile weight = 754 g

50 x 330

54.5

55.1

D

APDS/440

1,600

563,000

Rh 503/Bushmaster III AFV 'Supershot*, also available for EMAK-35

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