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Japanese 37mm Type 98 Cannon

Specifications:

Velocity 2000 feet per second
610vmeters per second
Range 3280 feet
1000 meters
Rate of fire     
15 rounds per minute


The 37mm Type 98 was installed in the ventral tunnel of a few early Ki-45 "Nick" aircraft. It was a conventional field gun loaded by hand, and proved as unsuccessful as one might expect.

References

Francillon (1979)


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