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5.5 cm Flak Gerät 58

Anti-Aircraft Artillery

5.5 cm Gerät 58 Flugabwehrkanone

Service Data:

In Service: to

Production Data:

Manufacturer: Krupp
Number built:

Technical Data:

Type: Gerät 58 Flugabwehrkanone

Calibre: 5.5 cm
Length: 6.150 m
Weight: 3,500 kg
Breech: gas operated vertical sliding block, percussion fired
Elevation: -5° to +90°
Traverse: 360
Rate of fire: 140 rounds per minute
Muzzle velocity: 1,050 m/s
Effective range: m
Shell Weight: 2.03 kg
Used by: Heer

Other: Anti-Aircraft Artillery


The 5.5 cm Flak Ger 58 (5.5 cm Gerät 58 Flugabwehrkanone)


5.5 cm Flak Ger 58 picture 2

Heer Comments


German Artillery in World War II. 1939-1945.
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German Artillery of World War Two.
ISBN-10: 1853672610

German infantry weapons of World War II.
ISBN-10: 0882543725

German Small Arms of World War II.
ISBN-10: 0896730239

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