FlaK36 (37 mm)

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The 37 mm FlaK 36 is a German autocannon made for anti-aircraft purposes. It is most notable in the game as the main armament of the German self-propelled anti-aircraft gun, the Sd.Kfz. 6/2.

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General info

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Available shells

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Comparison with analogues

Usage in battles

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Pros and cons


  • High damage to aircraft


  • Low muzzle velocity
  • Low penetration


Originally, the Flak 36 was able to fight aircraft flying at 4,200 meters effectively. The Flak 36 was mass deployed when it was deemed that the 20 mm flak guns were insufficient to fight the Soviet air support in the Eastern front and was meant to largely replace the 20 mm FlaK cannons. Later on, the Flak 42 version was made introducing such things as a gas-operated breech and a lower weight from 1,550 kg to 1,250 kg.


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See also

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Germany anti-aircraft guns
15 mm  MG 151
20 mm  FlaK38
30 mm  MK103/38
35 mm  Oerlikon KDA
37 mm  FlaK36 · FlaK43 · FlaK44