Difference between revisions of "FlaK36 (37 mm)"

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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
''Write an introduction to the article in 2-3 small paragraphs. Briefly tell us about the history of the development and combat using the weaponry and also about its features. Make an air or ground vehicles list on which this weapon is installed in our game.''
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Medium autocannon
  
 
=== Vehicles equipped with this weapon ===
 
=== Vehicles equipped with this weapon ===
 
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* {{Specs-Link|germ_sdkfz_6_2_flak36}}
 
* {{Specs-Link|germ_sdkfz_6_2_flak36}}
  
 
== General info ==
 
== General info ==
''Tell us about the tactical and technical characteristics of the cannon or machine gun.''
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''The gun is operated a gas blowback system allowing a theoretical fire rate of 250 rounds per minute whilst in game it is 120 rounds per minute. Caliber of 57.''
  
 
=== Available shells ===
 
=== Available shells ===
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=== Comparison with analogues ===
 
=== Comparison with analogues ===
''Give a comparative description of cannons/machine guns, that have firepower equal to these type of weapons.''
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[[Bofors (40 mm)]]
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[[FlaK 43 (37 mm)]]
  
 
== Usage in battles ==
 
== Usage in battles ==
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=== Pros and cons ===
 
=== Pros and cons ===
''Summarize and briefly evaluate the weaponry in terms of its characteristics and combat effectiveness. Mark pros and cons as a list.''
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''The flak 36 fires a heavy and somewhat slow projectile able to destroy single engine airplanes in only a couple of shots.''
  
 
'''Pros:'''
 
'''Pros:'''
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* High damage to aircraft
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'''Cons:'''
 
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* Low muzzle velocity
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* Low penetration
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== History ==
 
== History ==
''Examine the history of the creation and combat usage of this weapon. If the historical reference turns out to be too big, take it to a separate article, taking a link to an article about the vehicle and adding a block "/ History" (example: <nowiki>https://wiki.warthunder.com/(weapon-name)/History</nowiki>) and add a link to it here using the <code>main</code> template. Be sure to reference text and sources by using <code><nowiki><ref></nowiki></code>, as well as adding them at the end of the article.''
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''Originally the flak 36 was able to figth aircraft flying at 4200 meters effectively and The flak 36 was mass deployed when it was deemed that the 20mm flak guns were insufficent to figth the soviet air support in the eastern front and was meant to largely replace the 20mm flak cannons. Later on a flak 42 version was made introducing such things as a gas operated breach and a lower weigth from 1550 kg to 1250 kg.''
  
 
== Media ==
 
== Media ==
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== See also ==
 
== See also ==
 
''Links to the articles on the War Thunder Wiki that you think will be useful for the reader, for example:''
 
''Links to the articles on the War Thunder Wiki that you think will be useful for the reader, for example:''
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* ''reference to the article about the variant of the cannon/machine gun;''
 
* ''reference to the article about the variant of the cannon/machine gun;''
 
* ''references to approximate analogues by other nations and research trees.''
 
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== External links ==
 
== External links ==
 
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* ''topic on the official game forum;''
 
* ''topic on the official game forum;''
 
* ''encyclopedia page on weapon;''
 
* ''encyclopedia page on weapon;''

Revision as of 11:17, 9 August 2019

Description

Medium autocannon

Vehicles equipped with this weapon

General info

The gun is operated a gas blowback system allowing a theoretical fire rate of 250 rounds per minute whilst in game it is 120 rounds per minute. Caliber of 57.

Available shells

Describe the shells that are available for the cannon and their features and purpose. If it concerns autocannons or machine guns, write about different ammo belts and what is inside (which types of shells).

Comparison with analogues

Bofors (40 mm)

FlaK 43 (37 mm)

Usage in 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

The flak 36 fires a heavy and somewhat slow projectile able to destroy single engine airplanes in only a couple of shots.

Pros:

  • High damage to aircraft

Cons:

  • Low muzzle velocity
  • Low penetration

History

Originally the flak 36 was able to figth aircraft flying at 4200 meters effectively and The flak 36 was mass deployed when it was deemed that the 20mm flak guns were insufficent to figth the soviet air support in the eastern front and was meant to largely replace the 20mm flak cannons. Later on a flak 42 version was made introducing such things as a gas operated breach and a lower weigth from 1550 kg to 1250 kg.

Media

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

See 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.

External links

Paste links to sources and external resources, such as:

  • topic on the official game forum;
  • encyclopedia page on weapon;
  • other literature.


Germany anti-aircraft guns
20 mm  FlaK 38
30 mm  Maschinenkanone 103/38
35 mm  Oerlikon KDA
37 mm  FlaK 36 · FlaK 43 · FlaK 44