Reverse engineered from a Bofors AA gun, which was found to be superior to the existing Japanese Type 88 75mm AA gun. Paris, Cycle Exhibition. The Type 88 75 mm AA gun entered service between 1927 and 1928, and was deployed to virtually every anti-aircraft field artillery unit as protection against medium level aircraft attacks. Be the first to ask here. My filing systems are woefully inadequate! It appears that the Pemberton report is the main source of the information of these 50 3 inch 20 cwt guns on 17 pdr carriages and he states that their conversion was approved in April 1941, one month before the end of the Blitz when all available AA guns were needed according to Colin Dobinson in his book "AA Command". Only 44 units were completed before production was terminated. Trailers 8. There were four variants used during the war: M2, M3, M5, and M6. Add to Gift Registry. [4] The Type 88 was superior to Type 11 in accuracy and range of fire. The Type 88 75 mm AA Gun was based on an exhaustive evaluation by the Army Technical Bureau of several existing overseas designs, amalgamating some of the best features from each design especially from the World War I-vintage British Vickers QF 3 inch 20 cwt AA gun into a new, Japanese design. Since 1943 Germany used trophy Italian AA 75mm (Flak 264 (i)) and 76.2mm (Flak 266 (i)) guns, produced by "Ansaldo". The Type 88 75 mm AA Gun (八八式七糎野戦高射砲 Hachi-hachi-shiki nana-senti Yasen Koshahō?) [13], One of the largest batches of the gun were bought by Hungary (all in 80 mm variant), which successfully used it on the Eastern Front of World War II both in anti-aircraft and anti-tank role (under the designation of 8-cm 29M). [6], In the early phases of World War II, Allied military intelligence initially assumed that the Japanese Type 88 was a copy of the formidable German Flak 41 88 mm gun due to its name. Also Germans used different types of French 75mm AA guns "Schneider" (different types). Paint & Canvas 13. [11], In 1938 Persia bought 24 pieces of slightly modified Luftvärnskanon m/30-37 (also known as Luftvärnskanon m/37), intended for 6 batteries of 4 guns each. The confusion arose from the Japanese Army's nomenclature system. [1] It was closely related to the 8.8 cm Flak 18/36/37/41, one of the best-known AA guns of World War II, which was partially based on it. Out of those 36 were delivered, 12 on mobile cruciform platforms and the rest to be used on fixed positions. The Type 11 designation was given to this gun as it was accepted in the 11th year of Emperor Taishō 's reign (1922). Artillery 9. Japanese AA gun, towed by a Type 92. Light Vehicles 3. Although it was difficult and expensive weapon for Japan to produce with its limited industrial infrastructure and production technology, it was produced in larger numbers than any other medium anti-aircraft weapon in the Japanese inventory. Weapons and military equipment designed in Sweden 1914–1945, "Hungarian Firepower: Nimród and Nimród 80mm tank destroyers", Colour picture of Hungarian 29M gun on the Eastern Front, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Bofors_75_mm_Model_1929&oldid=995164348, Articles with German-language sources (de), Articles with Polish-language sources (pl), Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 19 December 2020, at 16:11. [5][6] By 1925 Krupp acquired a controlling interest in the Swedish firm and a team of German experts was sent to Sweden. Spares & Accessories 11. this is Renwal's 2nd [1971] release of the Cold-War 75 mm AA gun… [5][8] The 75 mm was then modified to include a larger calibre barrel, which was further developed into the 8.8 cm Flak 18/36/37/41, one of the best-known AA guns of World War II. They found the Type 88 gun's high velocity rounds were extremely effective anti-tank weapon when fired horizontally. [1] The platform was lowered to the ground from two wheeled axles, which had to be removed before firing. M51 Skysweeper was an American 75 mm anti-aircraft gun deployed in the early 1950s by both the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force. Additional Info; Obtained From: Comes with ship drops. Hi, I have a list of AA guns used by the Romanian army in 1941 and I dont know if it is correct, please see below, 13.2mm M.1931 (French) 20mmL/70 M.1928 (Swiss) 20mmL/110 M.1938 (German) 25mmL/60 M.1939 (French) 37mmL/89 M.1939 (German) 40mmL/60 M.1936 (Swedish) 75mmL/45 M.1939 (British) I know that they used more then the list (about 3 or 4 different 75mm) and the German guns … [4] However, fast development of aerial warfare meant that a higher muzzle velocity was needed to target modern planes flying faster and at higher altitudes. Add to Wish List. This gun is a beast! Bofors '7,5 cm luftvärnskanon m/29' as part of Swedish coastal fortifications. Interestingly, Skysweepers were deployed inside the CONUS! was an anti-aircraft gun developed by the Imperial Japanese Army, which went into production in 1943. The weapon was the standard Japanese mobile antiaircraft artillery weapon and used against Allied forces more than any other artillery weapon. The US 75 mm gun was the standard American gun mounted to a mobile platform during World War II. The French 75 mm field gun was a quick-firing field artillery piece adopted in March 1898. The elevation ranged from -8 degrees to +43 degrees and the total weight of the gun was 1,270 kg. [5][4] However, the Krupp company almost immediately started cooperation with the Swedish Bofors (partially owned by Krupp) to develop a new AA gun. Tank Driving & Training 17. [5][6][7], The development of a new gun was funded secretly by the Reichswehr. World War Two, 2nd March 1945, France, American troops with a 75mm Howitzer battery in the French alps. Notes: Fires 1 projectile towards the target. was an anti-aircraft gun used by the Imperial Japanese Army after World War I. Motorcycles & Bicycles 10. They started producing the gun in 1943. [3], Tactically employed in battle as a 4-gun field battery. Tamiya 1/35 German Tank Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf F. 35374 . See all - Best Selling in Armor. For transport each of the legs could be folded, and the barrel was also partially retractable. [4] Japanese combat forces used the weapon during the invasion of Manchuria, Soviet-Japanese Border Wars and the Second Sino-Japanese War. Availability: 90 In Stock. French 75mm AA gun ready for action on the Western Front during the Second World War. The Type 90 fired 75 mm shells at a maximum distance of up to 15,000 meters. However, despite some superficial resemblance (the German 88 is three times heavier), there is no connection between the two weapons. [10] There were many notable differences between Krupp's design and the one eventually produced by the Swedish company, but both guns shared a similar layout and a cruciform firing platform, which allowed the gun to traverse full 360 degrees and fire in all directions. Your Price: $0.85. The firing platform was supported by five legs, each of which (along with the central pedestal) had adjustable screwed foot for leveling. Top. Sign in to disable ALL ads. The Type 88 75 mm AA Gun (八八式七糎野戦高射砲, Hachi-hachi-shiki nana-senti Yasen Koshahō?) [4] Having lost the war, Germany had been forbidden from developing new weapons of most types by the Versailles treaty. The Type 4 75 mm AA Gun (四式7.5cm高射砲 Yon-shiki nanajyūgo-miri Koshahō?) Less well known than the 40 mm quick-firing AA gun, the gun was nevertheless adopted by armed forces of numerous countries during World War II, including Argentina, China, Dutch East Indies, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Persia and Thailand. They were primarily mounted on tanks but were also mounted on the B-25 Mitchell medium bomber aircraft. Against armor, it had the advantage of a 360 degree traverse but it was not easily moved, so it could be effective when fired from ambush against tanks. was an anti-aircraft gun used by the Imperial Japanese Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II. Medium Vehicles 6. The outbreak of World War II prevented any further deliveries. “Type 88” corresponds to the year 2588 in the Japanese imperial year, and not to the caliber of the weapon. [1][10] György Szebeny also designed a version of the 40M Nimród self-propelled AA gun armed with the 80 mm Bofors instead of the original 40 mm gun, but it never went into production. Die Hotchkiss 25-mm-FlaK (französisch Mitrailleuse de 25 mm contre-aéroplanes) war eine vom französischen Unternehmen Hotchkiss entwickelte Flugabwehrkanone.Eingesetzt wurde die Waffe im Zweiten Weltkrieg von Frankreich, Japan und anderen Streitkräften. Last edited by David Lehmann on 17 Mar 2007, 21:36, edited 1 time in total. [3] The Type 88 number was designated for the year the gun was accepted, 2588 in the Japanese imperial year calendar, or 1928 in the Gregorian calendar. [1], The Swedish gun entered service in the Swedish Army under two distinct designations: luftvärnskanon m/29 and luftvärnskanon m/30, both produced either in 75 mm ("7,5 cm") and 80 mm ("8 cm") bore, depending on the order. Part Number: PA40.2_JAAAA-2. pp. The Type 11 designation was given to this gun as it was … [3], World War I AA guns were often pieces of standard medium-calibre artillery modified for anti-aircraft fire. A variant was experimentally fitted to a Ki-109 bomber in an attempt to shoot down the B-29 Superfortress bombers at high altitude. [14], Greece ordered 80 mm variant and used it to reinforce the air defence of the Metaxas Line. Listen to the audio pronunciation of Bofors M29 75mm AA gun on pronouncekiwi. Armoured & Tracked 2. Gun: Type 88 75mm AA - Japan (E40 2nd Ed) Gun: Type 88 75mm AA - Japan (E40 2nd Ed) 1 Review(s) 5 | Questions about this item? Books, Manuals, Magazines, DVDs The Type 4 number was designated for the year the gun was accepted, 2604 in the Japanese imperial year calendar, or 1944 in the Gregorian calendar. The Type 11 75 mm AA Gun was placed into production in 1922, taking design features from a number of overseas design, including the British Vickers QF 3 inch 20 cwt AA gun [1] However, it was expensive to produce and lacked both accuracy and range of fire. Heavy Vehicles 7. Less well known than the 40 mm quick-firing AA gun, the gun was nevertheless adopted by armed forces of numerous countries during World War II, including Argentina, China, Dutch East Indies, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Persia and Thailand. Aviation & Marine 15. That is all information about 75mm AA guns in German Army. 75mm AA guns available on April 30, 1939 in metropolitan France: 1695 Mobilized on May 10, 1940: 1607 Delivered in May / June 1940: 60 Regards, David. 75 mm (3 in) Carriage: Cruciform: Elevation: 0° to +90° Traverse: 360° Rate of fire: 12 rpm: Muzzle velocity: 750 m/s (2,500 ft/s) Effective firing range: 5 km (3.1 mi) slant range: Maximum firing range: 10 km (33,000 ft) ceiling: Bungescu M1938 Fire-control system, used for the Romanian-made guns. [5] It was closely related to the 8.8 cm Flak 18/36/37/41, one of the best-known AA guns of World War II, which was partially based on it. Eagle Union DD Gun. Unlike later models, the gun used a different transport system with one heavy axle and two wheels. Tyres & Tracks 12. My filing systems are woefully inadequate! [1] It replaced the earlier Type 11 75 mm AA Gun in front line combat service, and at the time was equal in performances to any of its contemporaries in western armies[2] and was considered capable of handling any targets the Japanese army was likely to encounter on the Asian mainland. [2], The Type 88 75 mm AA gun had a single piece gun barrel with sliding breech, mounted on a central pedestal. France World War I, Near Douaumont, a 75-mm battery lays down barrage fire. The Dutch East Indies forces used the guns to bolster the defence of key ports, notably eight pieces were protecting Soerabaja against the Japanese invasion.[16]. Vespa 150 Type Tap Presentation With A 75Mm Gun, In October 1956. 1. The American 75mm gun, (75 mm Gun M1917) The US decided early in World War I to switch from 3-inch (76 mm) to 75 mm calibre for its field guns. A lightweight AA gun common in the interwar period, it underwent numerous revisions from its origin in the 1890's as an anti-torpedo boat weapon. The rate of fire of the Type 90 was about 10 rounds per minute and the muzzle velocity was 679.7 meters per second. Japanese Artillery; Weapons and Tactics, Articles containing Japanese-language text, Articles with unsourced statements from November 2014, Articles incorporating text from Wikipedia, http://www.boeing.com/history/boeing/b29.html, https://military.wikia.org/wiki/Type_88_75_mm_AA_Gun?oldid=4546949, AA pointed shell, HE, shrapnel, smoke, incendiary, and illuminating. aircraft guns LOC 24808186626.jpg 1,024 × 735; 151 KB [5] The resulting 75 mm gun proved adequate to the Swedes, but extensive trials of two German prototypes (the 7,5 cm Flugabwehrkanone L/60 and 7,5 cm Flugabwehrkanone L/59) by the German army proved unsatisfactory and the Germans requested a heavier design. The Vickers Model 1931 was a British anti-aircraft gun used during the Second World War. YAN Member Posts: 1113 Joined: 24 Aug 2006, 16:11 Location: ENGLAND. Land Rovers 5. theSKYSWEEPER in large 1/32 scale. " Most were delivered in parts and then assembled at Wilton-Fijenoord facilities. Description; Customer Reviews; 75 mm Japanese AA Gun. The Vickers/Resita model 1936/39 75mm AA gun was used by almost all ten Romanian AA regiments, throughout the war, and was much appreciated for its qualities in the anti-aircraft and also anti-tank role (as it was used in some desperate situations at Stalingrad). Over 2000 units completed by the time of the surrender of Japan. Quantity Add to Cart. [5][9], Nevertheless, despite the German unwillingness to buy the 75 mm variant, the Swedish company decided to start serial production anyway. No ratings or reviews yet. Bofors 75 mm and Bofors 80 mm were two closely related designs of anti-aircraft and general-purpose artillery. The Type 88 number was designated for the year the gun was accepted, 2588 in the Japanese imperial year calendar, or 1928 in the Gregorian calendar. Type 11 75 mm AA Gun The Type 11 75 mm AA Gun (十一年式七糎半野戦高射砲 Jyūichinen-shiki nana-senti-han Yasen Koshahō?) Write a Review. Skysweeper (Gun, M51, Antiaircraft or Gun automatic, 75-mm T83E6, and E7, recoil mechanism, and loader rammer) was an anti-aircraft gun deployed in the early 1950s by both the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force. Jeeps 4. [15], Between 1935 and 1938 the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army ordered 52 pieces of slightly modified Luftvärnskanon m/36 gun in 80 mm L/50 variant. Some pieces captured by the J… [1] One of major advantages of the Swedish design over the 88 eventually adopted by Germany was its simplicity: it lacked complicated fire-control mechanisms, but was easy enough to operate by less-well trained crews in poorer countries. See all Item description. It remained in service until the early 50s, when it was replaced by Soviet built models. Note that the gun is missing the recuperator above the barrel and some other parts. Plant & Equipment 16. Men dressed in French and German … [citation needed], Weapons of comparable role, performance and era, Mayer, the Rise and Fall of Imperial Japan. About this item. French 75mm AA gun Salonika Front WWI LOC LC-USZ62-48585.jpg 1,130 × 1,480; 240 KB French AA gun Model 1897 LOC npcc 19802.jpg 1,680 × 1,146; 564 KB French armored auto. It was commonly known as the French 75, simply the 75 and Soixante-Quinze (French for "seventy-five"). In addition 188 75mm guns were produced by "Ansaldo" for Germany in 1944. Thank you for helping build the largest language community on the internet. The Type 88 was superior to Type 11 in accuracy and range of fire. After considering an 8 pdr gun (which offered insufficient advantage over the 6 pdr) Vickers developed plans for a 75 mm L/50 High Velocity (HV), based on the 3 inch 20 cwt AA gun cartridge (76.2 x 420R) which entered British service in WW1 and was still very much in use early in WW2 (the AA gun was much lighter than the new 3.7 inch AA, so was preferred for mobile use). Pp.150, MacLean. Type 88 75 mm AA gun / 1:72 / Japan / Der Zweite Weltkrieg / Artillerie und Mörser / Fahrzeuge und militärische Ausrüstung / Modellbau / Shipping, Returns & Payments. The Type 4 number was designated for the year the gun was accepted, 2604 in the Japanese imperial year calendar, or 1944 in the Gregorian calendar. [2] Design. [7] It was assigned to civil defense units in major Japanese cities, but its maximum effective vertical range of 7,250 metres (23,790 ft) was ineffective against the USAAF B-29 Superfortress bombers, which could fly as high as 9,710 metres (31,860 ft). Manual operation meant it was outperformed by the quad Bofors , and often replaced by it, but the development of VT fuses and new powered mountings meant it saw a comeback late in the Second World War thanks to its heavier shell. Auctions & Sales 18. [8] Some guns were also assigned to coastal defense batteries. this is Renwal's 2nd [1971] release of the Cold-War 75 mm AA gun. Mit Ausnahme des Herstellers und des Kalibers hat die Hotchkiss 25-mm-FlaK nichts mit der Hotchkiss 25-mm-Panzerabwehrkanone … The Type 11 75 mm anti-aircraft gun (十一年式七糎半野戦高射砲, Jyūichinen-shiki nana-senti-han Yasen Koshahō) was an anti-aircraft gun used by the Imperial Japanese Army after World War I. The Type 4 75 mm AA gun (四式7.5cm高射砲, Yon-shiki nanajyūgo-miri Koshahō) was an anti-aircraft gun developed by the Imperial Japanese Army. Price. [1], In November 1929 Finland bought eight early prototypes and test-series guns of the mobile variant and pressed them into service as 76 ItK/29 B and 76 ItK/28 B,[11][12] ItK standing for IlmaTorjuntaKanuunaan, "Anti-air gun". was an anti-aircraft gun used by the Imperial Japanese Army during the … It was the first such gun to combine a gun laying radar, analog computer (director) and an autoloader on a single carriage. Radio Equipment 14. [4], Towards the end of the war many of the Type 88s were withdrawn from front line combat service and sent back to the home islands to help reinforce Japan's homeland defenses against Allied air raids and to prepare for the threat of Allied invasion. Bofors 75 mm and Bofors 80 mm were two closely related designs of anti-aircraft and general-purpose artillery. [citation needed], It was used during the Battle of Iwo Jima and Battle of Okinawa with armor-piercing rounds effectively against American M4 Sherman tanks and as a coastal-defense gun. Best Selling in Armor. Its official French designation was: Matériel de 75mm Mle 1897. As you can see the muzzle blast is incredible. Although, it was soon overtaken by improvements in aircraft technology and was lately obsolete by 1941, it continued to be used on many fronts until the end of the war. They were considered the standard American tank guns. [1] Some pieces captured by the Japanese in China served as the blueprint for the Type 4 75 mm AA Gun, a reverse-engineered clone of the Bofors 75mm gun. The Type 88 75 mm AA Gun was based on an exhaustive evaluation by the Army Technical Bureau of several existing overseas designs, amalgamating some of the best features from each design especially from the World War I-vintage British Vickers QF 3 inch 20 cwt AA gun into a new, Japanese design. [11] During the Winter War the guns were coupled with Vickers M34 Vc fire-control mechanical computers. Email a friend . 64, Bishop, The Encyclopedia of Weapons of World War II. 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