ANTI-AIRCRAFT & NAVAL

Cartridges used by (mostly) AA guns on land or at sea


WW2 AA GUN AMMUNITION (1)

7.7x56R (.303), 12.7x81 (0.5 Vickers), 12.7x99 (.50 M2), 13.2x99 (Hotchkiss, IJN Type 93), 20x110RB (Oerlikon S), 20x138B (Flak 30/38), 25x163 (Hotchkiss, IJN Type 96), 25x189 (25.4mm Vickers), 28x199SR (USN 1.1", repP), 30x184B (Flak 38), 34x239 (Swiss Fla.Kan 38)

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WW2 AA GUN AMMUNITION (2)

AMENDED 29 DECEMBER 2016

34x239 Fla.Kan 38 (Swiss), 37x208 Hotchkiss (repA), 37x230SR Breda (repA), 37x249R (German naval Flak M42, repA), 37x263B (German Flak 18/36/37/43), 37x250R M39 (Soviet), 37x296R Schneider Mle 1930 (repA)

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WW2 AA GUN AMMUNITION (3)

37x277R (French naval Mle 1925/33 - manually loaded), 37x380R (German naval SK C/30 - manually loaded), 40x158R (Vickers 2 pdr Pom-pom), 40x311R (Bofors L/60), 50x346B (5cm FlaK 41)

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GERMAN AA GUN AMMUNITION OF WW2

NEW 7 NOVEMBER 2014

20x138B (2cm Flak 30/38), 30x184B (3cm Flak 103/38), 37x263B (3,7cm Flak 18/36/37/43), 50x346B (5cm Flak 41), 55x450B (5,5cm Gerat 58, repA).

These rounds reveal a consistent fondness for belted cases!

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WW2 PT BOAT AMMUNITION

AMENDED 7 NOVEMBER 2014

12.7x81 (0.5" Vickers), 12.7x99 (.50 M2), 20x110RB (Oerlikon S), 20x138B (Flak 30/38), 37x145R (US M4), 37x223SR (US M9), 37x263B (Flak 18), 40x158R (Vickers Pom-pom, Rolls-Royce BH), 40x311R (Bofors), 57x441R (Molins Gun)

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BRITISH AA GUN AMMUNITION 34-47mm, SERVICE & EXPERIMENTAL

AMENDED DECEMBER 2016

40x158R 2 Pr No. 1 LV (British "Pom Pom"), 40x158R 2 Pr No. 1 HV, 40x311R Bofors L56/60, 40x275RB (expl 2pr 75 cal, British naval WW2, repA), 47x428R 3 pr (late WW2 naval, repA) 34x291 Vickers Class T (expl naval AA, late 1940s, repA), 42x348 Oerlikon 421RK (expl British Red King 1950s, repA), 42x270 (expl. British Red Queen, 1950s), 40x365R Bofors L70 (1950s).

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POSTWAR AA GUN AMMUNITION (1)

20x102 (APDS - Vulcan Phalanx), 20x128 (Oerlikon KAA in GAM-B01 mounting, plus Meroka), 20x139 (HS 820 / Oerlikon KAD), 23x152B (ZU), 25x137 (Oerlikon KBA, M242 Bushmaster, Nexter 25M811), 25x180 (Oerlikon KBB, in Sea Zenith mounting for Contraves Seaguard), 25x183B (Chinese army Type 95, repA), 25x218 (Russian naval), 27x145B (Mauser BK 27 in MLG 27 naval mounting), 30x165 (current Russian naval)

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POSTWAR AA GUN AMMUNITION (2)

AMENDED 10 JULY 13

27x145B (Mauser BK 27 in MLG 27 mounting), 30x165 (current Russian naval), 30x170 (Oerlikon KCB), 30x173 (FMPDS in GAU-8/A, in Goalkeeper mounting; also in Bushmaster II/MK44), 30x210B (Russian/Chinese NN-30 naval), 30x210 (Czech M53 any), 35x228 (Oerlikon, various), 37x240 (Chinese Type 76 naval, repA), 40x364R (Bofors L/70)

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POSTWAR AA GUN AMMUNITION (3)

AMENDED 7 NOVEMBER 2014

40x364R (Bofors L/70 land+naval), 45x386SR (Soviet naval, repP), 57x347SR (Soviet S60 land+naval), 57x398 (Czech PLK AA gun), 57x438R (Bofors naval  - formerly land also)

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EXPERIMENTAL AA GUN AMMUNITION

NEW 7 NOVEMBER 2014

37x218R (French Hotchkiss M1935 naval, repA), 40x275RB (2Pr 75 cal, British naval WW2, repA), 34x291 (Vickers Class T AA, late 1940s, repA), 55x450B (Gerat 58, late-WW2, repA), 57x515R (British 6pr 6cwt AA, 1940s), 50x335 (Oerlikon 501MK, for USN, late 1950s, repA), 42x348 (Oerlikon 421RK, British Red King 1950s, repA), 42x270 (British Red Queen, 1950s), 37x218 (US Vigilante, 1950s).

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