FlaK36 (37 mm)
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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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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|Germany anti-aircraft guns|
|15 mm||MG 151|
|20 mm||FlaK38 · Rh202|
|35 mm||Oerlikon KDA|
|37 mm||FlaK36 · FlaK43 · FlaK44|
|Germany naval cannons|
|15 mm||MG 151|
|20 mm||2 cm/65 C/30 · 2 cm/65 C/38 · 2 cm/65 Flakzwilling 38 · 2 cm/65 Flakvierling 38 · MG 151/20|
|37 mm||3.7 cm FlaK-Lafette C/36 · 3.7 cm FlaK-Lafette LM/42 · 3.7 cm SK C/30 · FlaK.36 · FlaK43|
|40 mm||4 cm Bofors Flak 28 · 40 mm/70 MEL58|
|52 mm||52 mm/55 SK L/55|
|88 mm||8.8 cm/76 SK C/32 · 8.8 cm S.K.C/35 · FlaK.18 · Flak.36 · 88 mm/45 AA SK L/45 · 88 mm/45 casemate SK L/45|
|100 mm||100 mm/55 MLE model 53|
|105 mm||10.5 cm SK C/32 · 10.5 cm SK C/33 AA|
|127 mm||12.7 cm SK C/34|
|150 mm||150 mm/45 SK L/45 · 15 cm/48 KC/36 · 15 cm/55 SK C/28 · 15 cm/60 SK C/25|
|203 mm||20.3 cm/60 SK C/34|
|283 mm||283 mm/45 SK L/45 · 283 mm/52 SK C/28 · 283-mm/54,5 SK C/34|
|305 mm||305 mm/50 SK L/50|
|380 mm||38 cm SK L/45|
|30 mm||AK-230 (USSR)|
|37 mm||V-11 (USSR)|
|76 mm||76 mm/62 OTO-Melara Compact (Italy)|
|100 mm||100 mm/56 B-34 (USSR)|