WW2HistoryHunter 20,279 views. 1. FlaK 37 The performance of both the Flak 18 and the Flak 36 are approximately the same, the latter being the lighter and the more mobile version. Share. Some notable changes include a new three-legged mount for combat operation and a new light trailer designated the Sonderhänger 52. Post Sep 13, 2019 #1 2019-09-13T12:51. Austrian WW1 - 37 x 57 - Rebounding HE - steel & brass cases. This page was last edited on 4 November 2020, at 06:37. The search for the German WW2 FLAK crew. The 37 mm automatic air defense gun M1939 (61-K) was the closest Soviet counterpart, firing a shell very similar to the Flak from a gun of generally similar weight and size. Allowing for combat against ground targets, the FlaK 37 had an elevation range from -8 to +85 degrees. O 1423 - O 1423 DEACTIVATED INERT. The earlier Flak 18 version of the 37mm autoloading gun was adapted for aviation use as the BK 3,7, the lightest-calibre model of the Bordkanone series of heavy caliber cannon used in Luftwaffe aircraft during the war. The first of these was the 3.7 cm Flakzwilling 43, a modified version which put two FlaK 43s together into a dual mount, one above the other. The weapon is transported on a trailer; the chassis consisting of a “U” shaped steel frame mounted on two pneumatic tires. Background [edit | edit source] FlaK 36 is a improved FlaK 18 with a lighter single-axle one over the earlier dual-axle mount of Flak 18. German Tank Hunters - The Panzerjäger. Mounted within self-contained gun pods or in conformal gondola-style flat-surface mounted gunpod housings, the BK 3,7 saw use on the Ju 87Gpanzerknacker ("tank-cracker") version of the Stuka dive b… The final variant was the FlaK 42, a conversion for use on German U-Boats. Germany Download | 110Kb (.pdf) Marketplace . The closest Allied counterpart to the 3.7 cm Flak series was the 40 mm Bofors L/60, which was designated the "4 cm Flak 28" in German service. 820 m/s Spellmount (2012), Page 90, Pages using duplicate arguments in template calls, http://www.wwiivehicles.com/germany/guns/37-mm/37-mm-flak-36-flak-37.asp, http://www.uboataces.com/weapon-antiaircraft.shtml, https://world-war-2.wikia.org/wiki/3.7_cm_FlaK_18?oldid=46682. The final three variants of the series were all variants not related to the core model. Notably, the FlaK 18 was far more effective at downing an aircraft once a hit was scored versus the previous FlaK 30 20mm anti-air gun. The 3.7 cm Flak 18/36/37 was a series of anti-aircraft guns produced by Nazi Germany that saw widespread service in the Second World War. 2020. Early Russian Unfired 37mm (37 x 94R) Pom Pom Base Fused HE (High Explosive) Round. It also utilized much of the same mechanical features as the 20mm weapon. AM-72-090 | 1:72. This truly historically significant World War II weapon (along with the other German 37 mm weapons it evolved … Order now . Having improvements based on the aircraft-mounted Rheinmetall MK 103, the FlaK 43 had a simplified sight and used a gas-operated breech system. Flak 18 (37mm) German Aircraft Cannon Barrels (2pcs) Master | No. Tun antiaerian Rheinmetall calibru 37 mm model 1939. Twentieth-Century Artillery. German WW2 3.7cm Pak 36 - HE, HE (longer projectile), Squeeze Bore, APHE, Practice, Drill. A Romániai Brasovban gyártották az Astra üzemben. Being based on an earlier 3.7 cm autocannon, the FlaK 42 had a lower overall rate of fire of 50 rounds per minute.[4]. With Germany's defeat, production ceased and, overall, 37 mm caliber anti-aircraft cannon fell into gradual disuse, being replaced by the Bofors 40 mm gun and later, by 35-mm anti-aircraft pieces produced in Switzerland. Anti-Aircraft Gun However, the mount and carriage used with the FlaK 18 were both large, cumbersome, and had many problems. By May 1941, 102 guns had been delivered. The FlaK 18 was the first in a series of 37mm autocannons used to combat aircraft. The brass cartridge case has a brass percussion cap and is headstamped N13 T3 … The most notable difference is the size and weight of the two weapons; the Bofors weighed just under 2,000 kilograms (4,400 lb) and required a two-axle trailer, while the earlier Flak models weighed 1,550 kilograms (3,420 lb) on a single-axle mount, and the Flak 43 reduced this even further to 1,250 kilograms (2,760 lb). Author: RANGER (A.) [1] A new, simplified sighting system introduced the next year produced the otherwise-identical 3.7 cm Flak 37. An inert WWII German 37mm Flak 18 round, having German military marks upon, dated 1939, In International Militaria. Attached are a set of photos of what I believe is a German WW2 37mm Flak 18 practise projectile. Tun antiaerian Rheinmetall calibru 37 mm model 1939‎ (21 F) Media in category "3.7 cm FlaK 18/36/37/43" The following 27 files are in this category, out of 27 total. For the best chance of winning, increase your maximum bid. Chris Lloyd-Staples. Besides overly complicated, the FlaK 18's carriage was very expensive which did not aid production. Notably, the FlaK 18 was far more effective at downing an aircraft once a hit was scored versus the previous FlaK 30 20mm anti-air gun. Generic aftermarket set. Year introduced USD 12.99 In stock. Development of the original model led to a wide variety of guns. The Flak 36/37 were the most-produced variants of the weapon. The Japanese had nothing similar, their largest AA autocannon being the Type 96 25 mm AT/AA Gun. This new photo album is number 20 in the MMPBooks/Stratus "Camera On" series and is the first to cover an anti-aircraft weapon alone and whilst there have been a few books covering medium German 37mm Flak weapons before the 37 mm Flak 18/36/37 has never been covered in such photographic depth, this truly historically significant weapon along with t Your bid or registration is pending approval with the auctioneer. The Flak 18 was only produced in small numbers, and production had already ended in 1936. The FlaK 18 was the first in a series of 37mm autocannons used to combat aircraft. 40: APCR: 0.925 kg: 1050 m/s: 94 mm: 55 mm--- USD 11.50 … Wehrmacht Luftwaffe Flugabwehrkanone FLAK 18 3,7 cm / 37 mm - German Air Force Anti Aircraft Gun 18 3,7cm / 37mm German Flak on the Eastern front, 1944. WWII SHORT FILM: Freund (2017) - Moral of a German Sniper - Duration: 6:55. It had a barrel length of 57 calibers (hence the additional designation L/57), which allowed 4,800 m … Crew [3] Due to these issues, production of the FlaK 18 was cut short in favor of the much improved FlaK 36 derivative. The 8.8 cm Flak 18/36/37/41 is a German 88 mm anti-aircraft and anti-tank artillery gun, developed in the 1930s. Chris Lloyd-Staples. This is an early unfired Russian 37mm (37 x 94R) Pom Pom base fused HE (High Explosive) round for the 1 Pounder Maxim Pom Pom manufactured in the late 1880s by Maxim Gun Company. Muzzle velocity The Illustrated Handbook of Flak:German Anti-Aircraft Defences 1935-1945. RPM Archive Media Publishing Ltd. 37 mm automatic air defense gun M1939 (61-K), "France 37 mm/50 (1.46") Model 1925 and CAIL Model 1933 – NavWeaps", "Italy 37 mm/54 (1.5") Models 1932, 1938 and 1939 – NavWeaps", "Russia / USSR 37 mm/67 (1.5") 70-K – NavWeaps", "United Kingdom / Britain 2-pdr QF Mark VIII – NavWeaps", "USA Bofors 40 mm/60 Model 1936 – NavWeaps", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=3.7_cm_Flak_18/36/37&oldid=986998727, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, 1,550 kg (3,420 lb) (combat) 1,250 kg (2,760 lb) (Flak 43). The last improvement in the 3.7 cm FlaK series was the FlaK 43. 39: APC-HE: 2.06 kg: 685 m/s: 55 mm: 47 mm: 37 mm: 28 mm-5 cm Pzgr. Used by Load Regulations for Weapons and Equipment of Parachute Troops L.Dv.T.g 5207,classified as 'Secret'. These guns had formidable power both in range and hitting power throughout the war. This auction is live! Ivanov, A. German Artillery during World War II. 37mm Flak 18 German naval AA gun March 31, 2014 Admin NAVAL AND AA GUN RHEINMETALL SYSTEM Technical specifications: MODEL: 1936 Germany CALIBRE: 37 mm Automatic operation BATTLE RANGE: 4000 m Used aboard the destroyers, gun-boats and monitors during and after Second World War. [1] The armour penetration was considerable when using dedicated[5] ammunition, at 100 m distance it could penetrate 36 mm of a 60°-sloped armour, and at 800 m distance correspondingly 24 mm. 18:36. Further improving on the then standard German anti-aircraft weapon, the FlaK 37 used an eight round magazine and a new Flakvisier 40 computer sight to better target aircraft. (light anti-aircraft gun on a tank chassis). Following the unsuccessful trials of the FlaK 18 and the ending of production, the FlaK 36 entered development and eventually service by 1937. Camera On 20 3.7 Flak 18/36/37 This latest photo album in the ""Camera On"" series is the first to cover an anti-aircraft weapon alone and whilst there have been a few books previously covering medium German 37mm Flak weapons, the 37 mm Flak 18/36/37 … This photo album in the “”Camera On”” series is the first to cover an anti-aircraft weapon alone and whilst there have been a few books previously covering medium German 37mm Flak weapons, the 37 mm Flak 18/36/37 has never been covered in such photographic depth. You need to be registered and approved to bid at this auction. In total, some 20,000 examples of various 3.7 cm FlaK guns had been produced throughout the war. It also utilized much of the same mechanical features as the 20mm weapon. Having a flexible doctrine, the Germans used their anti-aircraft pieces in ground support roles as well; 37 mm caliber guns were no exception to that. One of the first proposals was to use the chassis of the Panzer II Ausf.L ‘Luchs’ reconnaissance tank and arm it with a small caliber anti-aircraft gun (2 cm or 3.7 cm). Technical Information These photos were taken at the Naval Museum in Constanta, Romania This photos are available in the shop. The cannon was fully automatic and effective against aircraft flying at altitudes up to 4,200 m.[4] The cannon was produced in both towed and self-propelled versions. 3.7 m[1] View. Watch the auction as a guest You have been outbid. Production Information [Source]. 1,949 33. Usage Various 37mm rounds from pre WW1 to post WW1 - German, French, British. Wehrmacht Luftwaffe Flugabwehrkanone FLAK 18 3,7 cm / 37 mm - German Air Force Anti Aircraft Gun 18 3,7cm / 37mm. - Duration: 18:36. Higher on the body are the remains of long arrow, a marking which I understand denotes624806248162482 a practise projectile. Practical rate of fire was also significantly raised, to around 150 rounds per minute and its weight was further decreased to 1,219 kilograms. A termelési ráta 1942 októberétől havi 6 darab volt. The base plug is marked on the inside with dsj and … It was designed to be used on such aircraft as the Junkers Ju 87, Messerschmitt Bf 110, and Henschel Hs 129. This latest photo album in the ""Camera On"" series is the first to cover an anti-aircraft weapon alone and whilst there have been a few books previously covering medium German 37mm Flak weapons, the 37 mm Flak 18/36/37 has never been covered in such photographic depth. Camera On 3.7 Flak 18/36/37 £ 15.00 This latest photo album in the “”Camera On”” series is the first to cover an anti-aircraft weapon alone and whilst there have been a few books previously covering medium German 37mm Flak weapons, the 37 mm Flak 18/36/37 … FlaK 36 37mm is a German Anti-air unit in Steel Division II. The 3.7 cm Flak 18/36/37 was a series of anti-aircraft guns produced by Nazi Germany that saw widespread service in the Second World War. This latest photo album in the ""Camera On"" series is the first to cover an anti-aircraft weapon alone and whilst there have been a few books previously covering medium German 37mm Flak weapons, the 37 mm Flak 18/36/37 has never been covered in such photographic depth. [2] The type's total weight meanwhile was about 1,750 kg when in combat position and 3,560 kg when traveling. 7 posts 37mm Flak 18/36/37/43 ammunition with and without tracer 37mm Flak 18/36/37/43 ammunition with and without tracer. The Bofors fired a larger shell of 900 grams (32 oz), as opposed to around 650 grams (23 oz), at a slightly higher muzzle velocity of around 880 metres per second (2,900 ft/s) as opposed to just under 800 metres per second (2,600 ft/s). A 3,7 cm-es FlaK 18/36/37/43 a Rheinmetall német cég által gyártott, a ... Hivatalos nevén Tun antiaerian Rheinmetall calibru 37 mm 1939 model ("37 mm Rheinmetall 1939 repülési ágyúmodell") ismert. The FlaK 18 had an effective ceiling for firing of about 4,800 meters while its rate of fire maxed out at about 80 rounds per minute. Next was the Bordkanone BK 3.7cm, an aircraft modification designed to destroy tanks from above. [2] The production rate was of 6 pieces per month as of October 1942.[6]. Code: L063 Price: £15 Catalogue(s): Reynolds Category(s): New Books, Fortification, 80p., 160 illus.,P.B. 37mm Flak 18/36/37/43 ammunition with and without tracer. In late 1942, at the request of German military officials, Krupp began working and designing the leichte Flak auf gepanzerter Sfl. Carruthers, Bob (2012). 80 rpm It was essentially an enlarged version of the 2 cm FlaK 30 firing a 37 mm shell from an L/89 barrel. The ear­lier Flak 18 ver­sion of the 37mm au­toload­ing gun was adapted for avi­a­tion use as the BK 3,7, the light­est-cal­i­bre model of the Bor­d­kanone se­ries of heavy cal­iber can­non used in … Type Facts. The FlaK 18 was an anti-aircraft artillery piece that was used by Germany during World War II. By the time the FlaK 43 had been designed, German production required a design which could be produced quickly and cheaply. The 37, however, had a much lower cyclic rate, averaging around 80 rpm (that was in fact the practical firing rate, the cyclic rate was 160-170 rpm). The new experimental VK16.02 ‘Leopard’ was also considered for this purpose. The cannon had an overall length of 89 calibers (hence the additional designation L/89), which allowed 4,800 m (15,700 ft) maximum ceiling. The FlaK 18 had an effective ceiling for firing of about 4,800 meters while its rate of fire maxed out at about 80 rounds per minute.The type's total weight meanwhile was about 1,750 kg when in combat position and 3,560 k… The BK 3,7 was usually employed for strike against ground targets, or for bomber destroyer duties. The first one is a 37 x 102 (German) the rest are 37 x 93. (2003), Page 41, Lepage, Jean-Denis. The FlaK 36 design included numerous refinements and proved to be a success in practice because of it. See more ideas about german army, military weapons, wwii. 3.7 FLAK 18/36/37. Caliber In the end, partly due to the cancellation of the VK16.02 program, a new solution had to be found. Flak 18 (37mm) German aircraft cannon barrels: Number: AM-48-024: Scale: 1:48 : Type: Detail set: Released: | Initial release - new tool: Topic: Junkers Ju 87 Stuka » Propeller (Aircraft) Box contents Includes: Turned metal Designed for. The earlier Flak 18 version of the 37mm autoloading gun was adapted for aviation use as the BK 3,7, the lightest-calibre model of the Bordkanone series of heavy caliber cannon used in Luftwaffe aircraft during the war. New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 2000. Flak 36/37 Production of Germany’s first modern light anti-aircraft gun, the FlaK 18, ended in 1936 to allow manufacture of an improved model, the 3.7cm FlaK 36, that was the FlaK 18 gun on a new mounting carried on a two-wheeled carriage and served by an eight-man detachment. Manufacturer The cannon was fully automatic and effective against aircraft flying at altitudes up to 4,200 m. The cannon was produced in both towed and self-propelled versions. 1941 májusáig 102 fegyvert szállítottak le a csapatoknak. It was widely used by Germany throughout World War II and is one of the most recognized German weapons of that conflict. 8 3,7 cm Flak 18 3,7 cm Flak 36 3,7 cm Flak 37 3,7 cm Flak 43 3,7 cm Pzgr. This latest photo album in the ""Camera On"" series is the first to cover an anti-aircraft weapon alone and whilst there have been a few books previously covering medium German 37mm Flak weapons, the 37 mm Flak 18/36/37 has never been covered in such photographic depth. Instruction sheets. The BK 3,7 was usually employed for strike against ground targets, or for bomber destroyer duties. The original 37 mm gun was developed by Rheinmetall in 1935 as the 3.7 cm Flak 18. Oct 5, 2017 - Explore Steve Price's board "37mm flak" on Pinterest. Wehrmacht Heer / Luftwaffe Flugabwehrkanone FLAK 3,7 cm / 37 mm - Anti Aircraft Gun 3.7 cm / 37mm M1939. [7] Firing rates for the earlier models were similar, although the Flak 43's improved rates beat the Bofors. 18: AP: 0.685 kg: 770 m/s: 35 mm: 28 mm: 21 mm: 17 mm-50 mm; 5 cm Kw K; 5 cm Kw K 40 5 cm Pzgr. [1] The gun's ballistic characteristics were not changed, although the practical rate of fire was raised to 120 rpm (250 rpm theoretical). The Italian counterpart was the Breda Cannone-Mitragliera da 37/54. In 1938, the Kingdom of Romania acquired the license to locally produce 360 guns, officially known as "Tun antiaerian Rheinmetall calibru 37 mm model 1939" ("37 mm Rheinmetall anti-aircraft cannon model 1939") at the Astra Works in Brașov. In Febr… These were used to provide light altitude Air Defense. AP-HE: 2.06 kg: 685 m/s: 53 mm: 43 mm: 32 mm: 24 mm-5 cm Pzgr. [1] The Flak 37 was known as 37 ITK 37 in Finland. 284 descriptive … Hogg, Ian. Camera On 20 – 3.7 cm Flak 18/36/37. Total length I'm currently proof-reading a book.....I've just spend an hour … Rheinmetall-Borsig 1,550 kg The FlaK 18 was first developed in 1934 by Rheinmetall-Borsig and Solothurn as a harder-hitting version of the FlaK 30. Its weight was much reduced from past models, now 1,550 kilograms and it had an improved muzzle velocity of 820 meters per second. This 37 mm gun was developed by Rheinmetall in 1935 as the 3.7 cm Flugzeugabwehrkanone (FLAK) 18. USD 10.99 Unknown. DEACTIVATED INERT This is an unfired WW2 German 88mm (88 x 571R) High Explosive Round for the Tiger 1 tanks KWK 36 L/56 gun and the 88mm Flak 18 towed anti-aircraft/tank gun. Click to go to the shop. The US's 37 mm Gun M1 was similar to the Flak as well, but was considered inferior to the Bofors and saw relatively limited use. The weapon and its firing mount may be detached from the chassis by the aid of two winches. Share with: Link: Copy link. Weight The original 37 mm gun was developed by Rheinmetall in 1935 as the 3.7 cm Flak 18. This made that FlaK 36 is lighter then their earlier counterpart FlaK 18. This gave the Bofors an effective ceiling of about 4,938 metres (16,201 ft) compared to 4,200 metres (13,800 ft) for the Flak series. 1934 The gun, when emplaced for combat, weighed 1,750 kg (3,860 lb), and complete for transport, including the wheeled mount, 3,560 kg (7,850 lb). Mounted within self-contained gun pods or in conformal gondola-style flat-surface mounted gunpod housings, the BK 3,7 saw use on the Ju 87G panzerknacker ("tank-cracker") version of the Stuka dive bomber as flown with considerable success by Hans-Ulrich Rudel, the Ju 88P-2 and P-3 subtypes, and the Hs 129 B-2/R3 twin-engined strike aircraft. The length is 128mm and stamped on the body above the driving band is Flak 18 and 635g. Development continued, focusing on replacement of the existing cumbersome dual-axle mount with a lighter single-axle one, resulting in a 3.7 cm Flak 36 that cut the complete weight to 1,550 kg (3,420 lb) in combat and 2,400 kg (5,300 lb) in transport. 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