8,8 cm Flak 41

By Christian Ankerstjerne

Production Costs

8,8 cm Flak 41
Price 60 000 Reichmark
Man-hours 5500
Production time 12 months
Iron 12 295 kg
Molybdenum 70 kg
Chromium 90 kg
Tin 0.004 kg
Copper 14.9 kg
Lead 12.4 kg
Zinc 10 kg
Rubber 1.2 kg
Silicium 3 kg

Technical Information

8,8 cm Flak 41
Gun
Caliber 88 mm
Weight 8000 kg
Barrel length 6.548 m
Barrel length in calibers 74
Range (max) 20 000 m
Altitude (max) 14 700 m
Rate of fire 22-25 rounds per minute
Barrel life 1500 rounds
Mount
Maximum elevation 90°
Minimum depression -3°
Traverse 360°

Armor Penetration

Round Shot type Weight (shot) Muzzle velocity Range
100 m 500 m 1000 m 1500 m 2000 m
8,8 cm Pzgr. 39-1 APCBC-HE 10 kg 980 m/s 194 mm 177 mm 159 mm 142 mm 127 mm
8,8 cm Pzgr. 40 APCR 7.3 kg 1125 m/s 237 mm 216 mm 192 mm 171 mm 152 mm