Howitzer, Tank No.1, Mk.I (95 mm)

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The Howitzer, Tank No.1, Mk.I (95 mm) on the Alecto I gun mantlet.

Description

The Howitzer, Tank No.1, Mk.I was a 95 mm gun developed in 1942 to be mounted on light air-portable vehicles in order to support infantry.

Vehicles equipped with this weapon

General info

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Available ammunition

Penetration statistics
Ammunition Type of
warhead
Penetration @ 0° Angle of Attack (mm)
10 m 100 m 500 m 1,000 m 1,500 m 2,000 m
Shell H.E./A.T. HEAT 110 110 110 110 110 110
Shell Mk.Ia HE 10 10 10 10 10 10
Shell details
Ammunition Type of
warhead
Velocity
(m/s)
Projectile
mass (kg)
Fuse delay
(m)
Fuse sensitivity
(mm)
Explosive mass
(TNT equivalent) (g)
Ricochet
0% 50% 100%
Shell H.E./A.T. HEAT 502 6.72 0 0.3 781.66 62° 69° 73°
Shell Mk.Ia HE 320 11.34 0 0.1 666 79° 80° 81°
Smoke shell characteristics
Ammunition Velocity
(m/s)
Projectile
mass (kg)
Screen radius
(m)
Screen deploy
time (s)
Screen hold
time (s)
Explosive mass
(TNT equivalent) (g)
Shell SE Mk,I 320 11.34 13 5 20 50

Comparison with analogues

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Usage in battles

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Pros and cons

Pros:

  • High penetration HEAT round
  • HEAT round features decent explosive filler, something uncommon for British vehicles
  • HEAT round can overpressure vehicles with thin armour
  • Capable of shooting over some obstacles

Cons:

  • Low muzzle velocity makes shooting at long range difficult
  • Long reload

History

In 1942, a project for a 3.75 inch (95 mm) howitzer was started. Two guns were made, and one of these was chosen for test mounting on a Light Tank Mk VIII "Harry Hopkins" chassis, leading to creation of the "Harry Hopkins Mk I CS", later renamed Alecto I.

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Britain tank cannons
30 mm  L21A1
40 mm  QF 2-pounder
47 mm  Ordnance QF 3-pounder
57 mm  6pdr OQF Mk.III · 6pdr OQF Mk.V
75 mm  OQF Mk.V
76 mm  OQF 3-inch Howitzer Mk I · OQF 3in 20cwt · QF 17-pounder
77 mm  OQF Mk.II
84 mm  20pdr OQF Mk.I
94 mm  28pdr OQF · 32pdr OQF · OQF Mk.II
95 mm  Howitzer, Tank No.1, Mk.I
105 mm  LRF · Royal Ordnance L7A1
120 mm  Ordnance QF Tk. L1A2 · Ordnance BL Tk. L11 · L11A5 · L30A1
165 mm  ORD BL 6.5in L9A1
183 mm  QF L4A1
  Foreign:
37 mm  M5 (USA) · M6 (USA)
75 mm  M2 (USA) · M3 (USA)
84 mm  kan Strv 81 (Sweden)
105 mm  Sharir (Israel)
120 mm  Rh120 L/55 A1 (Germany)
125 mm  2A46M-5 (Russia)
155 mm  M185 (USA)
  South Africa
20 mm  GI-2
76 mm  GT-4
90 mm  GT-2
105 mm  GT-3 · GT-7 · GT-8
155 mm  G6 L/45