AIRCRAFT

Cartridges used by aircraft guns


WW1 AIRCRAFT CANNON AMMUNITION

 NEW 10 JULY 13

7.92x57 (for scale), 20x70RB (Becker), 25x87 (Revelli FIAT), 37x69R (Vickers Mk III aircraft), 37x94R (Hotchkiss/Maxim 1Pr - manually loaded), 37x123R (Vickers 1 Pr), 37x202R (French Tube Canon - manually loaded), 37x190 (1 Pr C.O.W. gun), 40x79R (1.59" Crayford - manually loaded)

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WW2 AIRCRAFT GUN AMMUNITION (1)

7.7x56R (.303 British, Italian/IJN 7.7mm), 7.92x57 (MG 15, 17, 81), 13x64B (MG 131), 12.7x81SR (Breda-SAFAT, Scotti, IJA Ho-103), 12.7x99 (.50 Browning M2), 12.7x108 (Soviet UB), 15x96 (MG 151), 20x72RB (Oerlikon FF/IJN Type 99-1), 20x80RB (MG-FF/M), 20x82 (MG 151/20), 20x94 (IJA Ho-5), 20x99R (ShVAK), 20x101RB (Oerlikon FFL/IJN Type 99-2)

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WW2 AIRCRAFT GUN AMMUNITION (2)

 AMENDED 10 JULY 13

20x101RB (Oerlikon FFL/IJN Type 99-2), 20x105 (MG 204), 20x110RB (Oerlikon FFS/HS Type 7, 9), 20x110 (Hispano HS 404), 20x125 (IJA Ho-1, Ho-3), 23x152B (23mm VYa), 30x92RB (IJN 30mm Type 2, repA), 30x14 (IJA Ho-155, repA), 30x122 ( JN 30mm Type 5, repA), 30x90RB (MK 108), 30x184B (MK 101/MK 103), 37x145R (US M4, M10), 37x195 (NS-37)

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WW2 AIRCRAFT GUN AMMUNITION (3)

 NEW 10 JULY 13

30x184B (MK 101/MK 103), 37x112R (IJA Ho-203, repP), 37x144 (IJA Ho-204, repA), 37x145R (US M4, M10), 37x165R (IJA Type 94 anti-tank - manually loaded), 37x195 (NS-37), 40mm caseless (IJA Ho-301, repA), 45x186 (NS-45, repA), 57x121R (IJA Ho-401, repP)

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45-57mm AIRCRAFT GUN AMMUNITION

 AMENDED 29 DECEMBER 2016

45x186 NS-45 (expl Soviet, repA), 57x165 N-57 (expl Soviet, repA), 57x121R (IJA Ho-401, repP), 55x205RB MK 412 (German expl, repA), 55x175RB MK 112 (German expl, repA), 517x318R MK 318 (German expl part-combustible case, recoilless, repA), 57x230 Bofors m/47 (postwar anti-shipping gun (repP)

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WW2 'TANKBUSTER' AIRCRAFT GUN AMMUNITION 

12.7x99  (.50 M2 API), 20x110 (HS 404 AP), 23x152B (VYa APBC), 30x184B (MK 101, MK 103 Hartkernmunition), 37x195 (NS-37 APBC), 37x263B (BK3,7 Hartkernmunition), 40x158 (Vickers Class S AP)

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WW2 BRITISH AP AIRCRAFT GUN AMMUNITION

NEW 29 DECEMBER 2016

20x110 Hispano (AP Mk IV), 40x158R Vickers Class S, 47x326R Vickers Class P (developed late WW2, tested 1946, not adopted), 57x441R 6pr 7cwt (for Molins gun)

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WW2 GERMAN AP AIRCRAFT GUN AMMUNITION

20x82 (MG 151/20 AP), 30x184B (MK 101/103 Hartkernmunition), 37x263B (BK3,7 Hartkernmunition), 50x420R (BK 5 APC), 75x714R (Pak 40, BK 7,5 APC)

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POSTWAR AIRCRAFT GUN AMMUNITION 1 - TO 1970s

 AMENDED 29 DECEMBER 2016

12.7x99 .50 M3, 20x110 Hispano, M3, M24, 23x115 NS-23, NR-23, AM-23, GSh-23, 37x155 N-37, NN-37, 20x102 M39/M61, 20x110USN MK11 / MK12, 30x86B Aden LV, 30x97B DEFA 540, 30x113B (Aden-brass case as shown; DEFA 550-steel case), 30x155B NR-30 (Soviet), 23x260 R-23 (Soviet bomber-defence gun, for reverse-chambering revolver cannon, repA)

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POSTWAR AIRCRAFT GUN AMMUNITION 2 - FROM 1970s

 AMENDED 29 DECEMBER 2016

23x115 GSh-23, GSh-6-23, 20x102 M39/M61, 30x113B (Aden-brass case; DEFA 550-steel case as shown), 25x137 GAU-12/U, 27x145B Mauser BK 27,  30x150B GIAT/Nexter 30M791, 30x165 GSh-301, GSh-30, GSh-6-30, 30x173 Oerlikon KCA (SAAB Viggen JA-37), 30x173 GAU-8/A (A-10)

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HELICOPTER GUN AMMUNITION

7.62x51 NATO (M60, GAU-2/A), 7.62x54R (GShG-7.62), 12.7x99 (.50 M2/3), 12.7x108 (A-12.7, YakB-12.7), 20x82 (MG 151/20, Vektor GA1), 20x102 (M197, 20M621), 20x139 (HS 820, Rh202, GIAT 20M693, Vektor G1/2), 23x115 (GSh-23), 30x113B (M230, 30M781 - use light-alloy case rather than steel case shown here), 30x165 (2A42, GSh-30K)

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AC-130 AMMUNITION

7.62x51, 20x102, 25x137, 40x311R, 105x371R

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