How good is 17 PDR?

Fully developed 17-pounders started production in 1943 and were first used during the Italian Campaign. They became one of the most effective weapons on the battlefield, on both carriages and tanks. The 17-pounder anti-tank guns also saw action in Korea against tanks and in general support use against bunker positions.

How many MM is a 20 pounder gun?

84 mm
The Ordnance QF 20 pounder (known as 20 pounder, 20 pdr or simply 20-pr) was a British 84 mm (3.307 inch) tank gun. It was introduced in 1948 and used in the Centurion main battle tank, Charioteer medium tank, and Caernarvon Mark II heavy tank.

What Calibre was the British 6 pounder gun?

Ordnance QF 6-pounder

Ordnance QF 6-pounder 7 cwt
Crew 6
Shell Fixed QF 57×441 mmR
Calibre 2.244 in (57 mm)
Breech Vertical sliding-block

What size gun did the Firefly have?

The Sherman Firefly was a tank used by the United Kingdom and some Commonwealth and Allied armoured formations in the Second World War. It was based on the US M4 Sherman, but was fitted with the more powerful 3-inch (76.2 mm) calibre British 17-pounder anti-tank gun as its main weapon.

Why was the 17 pounder so inaccurate?

The 17-pdr APDS round was not very accurate at long ranges. This taken from Mark Hayward’s ‘The Sherman Firefly’ The Firefly was not a universal remedy. The 17-pdr’s HE performance was limited and at longer ranges its accuracy with the more effective sabot ammunition left a lot to be desired.

How big is a 6 pounder gun?

6-pounder gun or 6-pdr, usually denotes a 57-millimetre (2.2 in) gun firing a projectile weighing approximately 6 pounds (2.7 kg). Guns of this type include: QF 6 pounder Hotchkiss, a 57 mm naval gun of the 1880s; a similar weapon was designed by Driggs-Schroeder for the US Navy.

How many MM is a 25 pounder?

87.6 mm
The Ordnance QF 25-pounder, or more simply 25-pounder or 25-pdr, was the major British field gun and howitzer during the Second World War. Its calibre is 3.45-inch (87.6 mm).

What caliber is a 20 pounder?

20-pounder Parrott rifle
Caliber 3.67 in (93 mm)
Barrels 1
Action Muzzle loading
Carriage 1,175 lb (533 kg)

What does pounder mean in cannons?

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 12-pounder gun or 12-pdr, usually denotes a gun which fired a projectile of approximately 12 pounds. Guns of this type include: 12-pounder long gun, the naval muzzle-loader of the Age of Sail. Canon de 12 de Vallière, French cannon of 1732.

How much did a Civil War cannon weigh?

880 lb
The cannon was used during the early years of the American Civil War, but it was soon outclassed by newer field guns such as the 12-pounder Napoleon….Specifications.

Description Dimension
Weight of the gun barrel 880 lb (399.2 kg)
Diameter of the bore (caliber) 3.67 in (9.32 cm)
Length of the bore 57.5 in (146.1 cm)

What is the muzzle velocity of a 9mm?

In this test we used the same exact ammunition and found that when shooting 9mm Luger 115 gr FMJ out of our Glock 17 with a ~4.5″ barrel the muzzle velocity was 1,094 fps and when we fired the same exact ammunition out of our SUB-2000 with a 16″ barrel the muzzle velocity increased to 1,295 fps.

What’s the maximum psi of a 9×19 mm Parabellum?

According to CIP rulings, the 9×19 mm Parabellum cartridge case can handle up to 235.00 MPa (34,084 psi) P max piezo pressure. In CIP-regulated countries every pistol cartridge combination has to be proofed at 130% of this maximum CIP pressure to certify for sale to consumers.

What is the weight of a 9 mm Parabellum Bullet?

Standard bullet weight is 7.0 grams (108 gr) to 8.3 grams (128 gr). 9 mm NATO can be considered an overpressure variant of 9×19 mm Parabellum that is defined by NATO standards. The service pressure P max of the 9 mm NATO is rated at 252 MPa (36,500 psi) where CIP rates the 9 mm Luger P max somewhat lower at 235 MPa (34,100 psi).

Which is overpressure variant of the 9mm Parabellum?

9mm NATO can be considered an overpressure variant of the 9×19mm Parabellum that is defined by NATO standards. The service pressure P max of the 9mm NATO is rated at 252 MPa (36,500 psi) where CIP rates the 9mm Luger P max somewhat lower at 235 MPa (34,100 psi).