Hispano Mk.V (20 mm)
Commonly used in british airplanes and some us planes as well.
Vehicles equipped with this weapon
|Vehicles equipped with this weapon|
|Fighters||Blackburn: Firebrand TF Mk IV|
|Fairey: Firefly FR Mk V|
|Hawker: Sea Fury FB 11 · Tempest Mk V · ▀Tempest Mk V · Tempest Mk II|
|Supermarine: Seafire F Mk XVII · Seafire FR 47|
|Westland: Wyvern S4|
|Twin-engine fighters||Hornet Mk.III|
|Jet fighters||de Havilland: Vampire FB 5 · Venom FB.4 · Sea Venom FAW 20|
|Gloster: Meteor F Mk 3 · Sea Meteor F Mk 3 · Meteor F Mk 4 G.41F · Meteor F Mk 4 G.41G · Meteor F Mk 8 G.41K · Meteor F Mk.8 Reaper|
|Hawker: Sea Hawk FGA.6 · Sea Hawk Mk.100|
|Supermarine: Attacker FB 1|
|Bombers||Brigand B 1 · Lincoln B Mk II
|Jet bombers||Canberra B (I) Mk 6|
Further devlopment of the hispano cannon by the british.
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
Usage in battles
Sligthly lower velocity than its bretherine hispano cannons it may throw off aim somewhat. It has a good high explosive filler and a fast rate of fire allowing for strafing.
Pros and cons
Summarize and briefly evaluate the weaponry in terms of its characteristics and combat effectiveness. Mark pros and cons as a list.
- High rate of fire
- Large explosive filler
- Lower muzzle velocity than its predececor hispano cannons may throw you off in aiming.
Devloped by the british from the hispano cannon serries it featured a higher rate of fire whilst being ligther shorter. Homewer it had a lower muzzle velocity and required manual cocking.
An excellent addition to the article would be a video guide, as well as screenshots from the game and photos.
Links to the articles on the War Thunder Wiki that you think will be useful for the reader, for example:
- Hispano-Suiza HS.404 on wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hispano-Suiza_HS.404#From_Oerlikon_to_Hispano
- 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;
- encyclopedia page on the weapon;
- other literature.
|Britain aircraft cannons|
|20 mm||Hispano Mk.I · Hispano Mk.II · Hispano Mk.V · Oerlicon KAD-B|
|40 mm||Vickers S|
|47 mm||Vickers P|
|57 mm||Molins Class M|
|20 mm||Hispano 404 (France) · M61 (USA)|
|Germany aircraft cannons|
|15 mm||MG 151|
|20 mm||MG 151 · MG C/30L · MG FF · MG FF/M|
|30 mm||MK 101 · MK 103 · MK 108|
|37 mm||BK 3,7|
|50 mm||BK 5 · Mk.214a|
|75 mm||BK 7,5|
|20 mm||Hispano Mk.V (Britain) · ShVAK (USSR)|
|23 mm||GSh-23-2 (USSR) · NR-23 (USSR) · VYa-23 (USSR)|
|30 mm||GSh-30-2K (USSR) · NR-30 (USSR)|
|37 mm||N-37D (USSR)|