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AC 37 anti tank gun

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Type  Anti-tank
In service  1930s
Wars  World War II
Place of origin  France
Used by  France
Designer  Ateliers de Puteaux
AC 37 anti-tank gun

The AC 37 was a French anti-tank gun of 37mm caliber, developed by the Ateliers de Puteaux. It was principally used in the ouvrages and casemates of the Maginot Line in the late 1930s. It was frequently paired with a model JM twin machine gun.

The AC 37 was superseded by the AC 47 anti-tank gun.

Characteristics

  • Length of tube : 1.97 m (6.46 ft)
  • Rifling: 16, right-handed
  • Penetration at 1000m : 30 to 40 mm
  • References

    AC 37 anti-tank gun Wikipedia


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