152/53 mm Ansaldo mod.1926 (152 mm)
The 152/53 mm Ansaldo mod.1926 is a naval gun that was developed by the Italian company Ansaldo during the interwar period. It was used extensively by the Italian Navy during World War II. The gun was designed to be used on light cruisers.
Vehicles equipped with this weapon
The 152/53 mm Ansaldo mod.1926 (152 mm) features a rifled barrel that is 53 calibres long. It fires a 50 kg projectile at a muzzle velocity of 925 m/s. The gun has a maximum range of 32 km and is equipped with a variety of different types of ammunition, including high-explosive and armour-piercing rounds.
|Ammunition|| Type of
|Penetration @ 0° Angle of Attack (mm)|
|1,000 m||2,500 m||5,000 m||7,500 m||10,000 m||15,000 m|
|152 mm HE Dirompente||HE||29||29||29||29||29||29|
|152 mm APHEBC Palla||APHEBC||277||229||168||125||95||70|
|152 mm HE-TF Contro-aerea||HE-TF||29||29||29||29||29||29|
|Ammunition|| Type of
| Fuse delay
| Fuse sensitivity
| Explosive mass
(TNT equivalent) (g)
|152 mm HE Dirompente||HE||935||44.57||0||0.1||2,390||79°||80°||81°|
|152 mm APHEBC Palla||APHEBC||900||47.5||0.03||7||800||48°||63°||71°|
|152 mm HE-TF Contro-aerea||HE-TF||935||44.57||0||0.1||2,390||79°||80°||81°|
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