SA18 (37 mm)

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Write an introduction to the article in 2-3 small paragraphs. Briefly tell about the history of the devekopment and combat using of the weaponry and also about it's features. Make a air or ground vehicles list on which this weapon is installed in our game.

Vehicles equipped with this weapon

General info

SA 18 penetration chart
SA 18 penetration chart

Available shells

Penetration statistics
Ammunition Type of 


Penetration in mm @ 0° Angle of Attack
10m 100m 500m 1000m 1500m 2000m
Mle1937 APCR 36 33 24 16 8 5
Mle1892 APHE 13 12 7 4 2 2
Shell details
Ammunition Type of 



in m/s


Mass in kg

Fuse delay

in m:

Fuse sensitivity

in mm:

Explosive Mass in g

(TNT equivalent):

Normalization At 30° 

from horizontal:

0% 50% 100%
Mle1937 APCR 600 0.5 N/A N/A N/A ° 66° 70° 72°
Mle1892 APHE 388 0.5 1.2 6.0 15 ° 47° 60° 65°

Comparison with analogues

Give a comparative description of cannons/machine guns, that have firepower equal to these type of weapons.

Usage in the battles

Describe the cannon/machine gun in the game - its distinctive features, tactics of usage against the main opponents. Please don't write a "guide" - do not impose a single point of view, but give the reader food for thought.

Pros and cons

Summarize and briefly evaluate the weaponry in terms of its characteristics and combat effectiveness. Mark pros and cons as a list.



Historical part

Examine the history of the creation and combat usage of this weapon. If the historical reference turns out to be big one, take it into a separate article and add a link to it by using the "main" template. In the end be sure to include references to sources.


An excellent addition to the article would be a video guide, as well as screenshots from the game and photos.

Read also

Links to the articles on the War Thunder Wiki that you think will be useful for the reader, for example,

  • reference to the article about the variant of the cannon/machine gun;
  • references to approximate analogues by other nations and research trees.



Paste links to sources and external resources, such as:

  • topic on the official game forum
  • page on the Wikipedia
  • page on aircraft or gorund forces encyclopedia
  • other literature

France tank cannons
20 mm  M693
25 mm  SA34 L/72
37 mm  SA18 · SA18 L/21 · SA38 L/33
47 mm  SA34 L/30 · SA35 L/32
75 mm  APX · SA35 L/17 · SA44 · SA46 · SA49 · SA50
90 mm  SA45 · CN90 F3
100 mm  SA47 L/58 ·
105 mm  CN-105-F1 · Modele F2
120 mm  SA46 · GIAT CN120-25 G1
155 mm  L'Obusier de 155 Modèle 1950 howitzer
15 mm  MG 151/15 (Germany)
20 mm  MG 151/20 (Germany)
75 mm  M3 (USA)
76 mm  M7 (USA)