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A LOT OF HE DAMAGE cuz ''Minengeschoß'' shell(an improved HEI shell), very good at killing aircraft
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larger ammo count compare to other German 20mm cannon
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higher muzzle velocity than other German 20mm cannon
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still lower muzzle velocity compare to most machine gun
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ineffective against armored ground target
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== Read also ==
 
== Read also ==
 
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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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''ETC.''
 
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Revision as of 06:58, 28 February 2019

Description

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

Tell us about the tactical and technical characteristics of the cannon or machine gun.

Available shells

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

Comparison with analogues

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

Usage in the battles

This weapon is very dangerous to air target, due to Minengeschoß shell. arguably the best 20mm cannon against air target at its tier

Pros and cons

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

Pros:

A LOT OF HE DAMAGE cuz Minengeschoß shell(an improved HEI shell), very good at killing aircraft

larger ammo count compare to other German 20mm cannon

higher muzzle velocity than other German 20mm cannon

Cons:

still lower muzzle velocity compare to most machine gun

ineffective against armored ground target

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.

Media

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.

ETC.

Sources

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


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
  Foreign:
20 mm  Hispano Mk.V (Britain) · M24A1 (USA) · M61A1 (USA) · ShVAK (USSR)
23 mm  GSh-23L (USSR) · NR-23 (USSR) · VYa-23 (USSR)
30 mm  DEFA 552 (France) · GSh-30-2K (USSR) · NR-30 (USSR)
37 mm  N-37D (USSR)