Japan Naval Gun Armor Penetration Tables

By Robert Lundgren and Richard Worth
Updated 27 November 2009


Japanese 18.1/45 gun, Type 91 AP (1937-45) 3,219-lb shell with 2,624.3-lb body weight; maximum range is 45,275 yards.
 
Range
0
2
4
6
8
10
12
14
16
18
20
22
24
26
28
30
32
34
36
38
40
42
44
BR PP
36.1
34.1
32.1
30.1
28.2
26.3
24.7
23.2
21.8
20.7
19.8
18.9
18.0
17.2
16.4
15.3
14.3
13.6
13.0
12.3
11.7
11.2
10.6
BR H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
BR NL
35.3
33.3
31.3
29.4
27.5
25.7
24.2
22.7
21.3
20.3
19.4
18.5
17.7
16.9
16.1
15.0
14.0
13.4
12.7
12.1
11.5
11.0
10.4
BR EFF
31.7
29.9
28.2
26.4
24.8
23.2
21.9
20.6
19.3
18.5
17.7
16.9
16.2
15.4
14.7
13.5
12.5
11.8
11.1
10.5
9.8
9.3
8.7
BR Deck
0
.32
.64
.96
1.2
1.6
1.9
2.2
2.5
2.9
3.2
3.5
3.8
4.2
4.5
5.3
6.2
7.2
8.5
10.3
12.3
13.9
15.1
USPP
42.6
40.2
37.7
35.2
32.8
30.6
28.6
26.7
25.0
23.7
22.5
21.4
20.3
19.3
18.4
17.0
15.7
15.0
14.2
13.5
12.8
12.2
11.5
US H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
US NL
41.6
39.2
36.8
34.4
32.1
29.9
27.9
26.1
24.4
23.2
22.1
21.0
19.9
19.0
18.0
16.7
15.5
14.7
14.0
13.2
12.5
12.0
11.3
US EFF
37.4
35.3
33.2
31.2
29.3
27.4
25.8
24.3
22.7
21.6
20.5
19.5
18.5
17.5
16.5
15.1
13.8
13.0
12.2
11.4
10.7
10.1
9.4
US Deck
0
.32
.64
.96
1.2
1.6
1.9
2.2
2.5
2.9
3.2
3.5
3.8
4.2
4.5
5.3
6.2
7.2
8.5
10.3
12.3
13.9
15.1
It PP
34.2
32.3
30.4
28.5
26.7
24.9
23.4
22.0
20.6
19.6
18.7
17.9
17.1
16.3
15.6
14.5
13.5
12.9
12.3
11.7
11.1
10.6
10.0
It H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
It NL
33.4
31.5
29.6
27.8
26.1
24.3
22.9
21.5
20.1
19.2
18.3
17.5
16.7
16.0
15.3
14.2
13.3
12.7
12.1
11.5
10.9
10.4
9.8
It EFF
30.0
28.3
26.7
25.0
23.5
22.0
20.7
19.5
18.3
17.5
16.8
16.0
15.3
14.6
13.9
12.8
11.8
11.2
10.5
9.9
9.3
8.8
8.2
It Deck
0
.41
.83
1.2
1.6
2.0
2.4
2.9
3.3
3.7
4.1
4.5
5.0
5.4
5.8
6.8
8.1
9.7
12.3
15.4
18.4
20.6
22.4
Ger PP
38.4
36.2
34.1
31.9
29.8
27.8
26.0
24.4
22.9
21.8
20.7
19.7
18.8
18.0
17.1
15.9
14.8
14.1
13.4
12.7
12.1
11.5
10.9
Ger H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Ger NL
37.4
35.3
33.2
31.1
29.1
27.1
25.5
23.9
22.4
21.3
20.3
19.3
18.4
17.6
16.8
15.6
14.5
13.9
13.2
12.5
11.9
11.3
10.7
Ger EFF
33.7
31.7
29.9
28.1
26.3
24.6
23.2
21.9
20.5
19.7
18.8
17.9
17.0
16.1
15.3
14.1
12.9
12.2
11.5
10.8
10.1
9.6
8.9
Ger Deck
0
.40
.81
1.2
1.6
2.0
2.4
2.8
3.2
3.6
4.0
4.4
4.9
5.3
5.6
6.5
7.8
9.3
11.6
14.6
17.4
19.6
21.2
JP PP
42.1
39.7
37.3
35.0
32.7
30.5
28.7
26.9
25.2
24.0
22.9
21.8
20.8
19.9
18.9
17.6
16.4
15.7
14.9
14.1
13.4
12.8
12.1
JP PH
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
JP NL
41.0
38.7
36.4
34.2
32.0
29.8
28.0
26.3
24.6
23.5
22.4
21.3
20.4
19.5
18.6
17.3
16.1
15.4
14.6
13.9
13.2
12.6
11.9
JP EFF
36.9
34.8
32.8
30.8
28.9
27.0
25.5
24.0
22.5
21.5
20.6
19.7
18.7
17.8
16.9
15.6
14.3
13.6
12.8
12.0
11.3
10.7
10.0
JP Deck
0
.35
.70
1.0
1.4
1.7
2.1
2.4
2.8
3.1
3.5
3.8
4.2
4.6
4.9
5.7
6.7
7.9
9.4
11.6
13.9
15.6
17.0
Descent°
0
1.3
2.6
3.9
5.2
6.5
8.1
9.7
11.3
13.0
14.7
16.5
18.7
20.9
23.1
27.3
31.5
34.7
37.9
41.0
44.0
47.0
50.0
Velocity
2559
2462
2365
2267
2170
2073
1997
1920
1844
1799
1754
1709
1675
1642
1608
1582
1558
1562
1566
1570
1574
1580
1590
.

Japanese 16.1/45 gun, Type 91 AP (1931-45) 2,249-lb shell with 1,894.3-lb body weight; maximum range is 41,995 yards.
 
Range
0
2
4
6
8
10
12
14
16
18
20
22
24
26
28
30
32
34
36
38
40
BR PP
32.8
30.1
27.5
25.3
23.7
22.0
20.7
19.4
18.1
17.2
16.3
15.4
14.7
14.1
13.4
12.6
11.8
11.0
10.2
9.4
8.3
BR H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
BR NL
32.1
29.4
26.8
24.7
23.2
21.5
20.2
18.9
17.7
16.8
16.0
15.1
14.4
13.8
13.1
12.3
11.6
10.8
10.0
9.3
8.1
BR EFF
28.8
26.4
24.1
22.2
20.8
19.4
18.2
17.1
16.0
15.2
14.5
13.7
13.1
12.6
11.9
11.0
10.2
9.4
8.6
7.8
7.0
BR Deck
0
.28
.56
.85
1.1
1.4
1.7
1.9
2.2
2.5
2.8
3.1
3.4
3.7
4.0
4.9
6.0
7.6
10.1
12.2
13.4
US PP
37.5
34.3
31.3
28.7
26.8
24.8
23.2
21.6
20.2
19.1
18.1
17.0
16.2
15.4
14.6
13.6
12.7
11.8
10.9
10.1
9.1
US H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
US NL
36.5
33.5
30.5
28.0
26.2
24.2
22.6
21.2
19.8
18.7
17.7
16.7
15.9
15.1
14.3
13.4
12.5
11.6
10.7
9.9
8.9
US EFF
32.9
30.1
27.5
25.3
23.8
22.1
20.8
19.5
18.3
17.3
16.4
15.4
14.6
13.8
13.0
12.0
11.0
10.0
9.2
8.3
7.4
US Deck
0
.28
.56
.85
1.1
1.4
1.7
1.9
2.2
2.5
2.8
3.1
3.4
3.7
4.0
4.9
6.0
7.6
10.1
12.2
13.4
It PP
31.1
28.5
26.0
24.0
22.5
20.8
19.6
18.3
17.2
16.3
15.5
14.6
14.0
13.3
12.7
12.3
11.5
10.7
9.9
9.2
8.2
It H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
It NL
30.3
27.8
25.4
23.4
21.9
20.4
19.1
17.9
16.8
15.9
15.1
14.3
13.7
13.1
12.4
12.0
11.3
10.5
9.8
9.0
8.0
It EFF
27.3
25.0
22.8
21.0
19.7
18.3
17.2
16.2
15.2
14.4
13.7
13.0
12.4
11.9
11.2
10.8
10.0
9.1
8.4
7.6
6.8
It Deck
0
.34
.68
1.0
1.3
1.7
2.0
2.4
2.7
3.1
3.4
3.8
4.1
4.5
4.9
5.9
7.4
10.1
13.8
16.6
18.2
Ger PP
34.4
31.4
28.7
26.4
24.7
22.9
21.5
20.1
18.8
17.8
16.9
15.9
15.2
14.5
13.8
12.9
12.1
11.2
10.4
9.6
8.7
Ger H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Ger NL
33.5
30.7
28.0
25.8
24.2
22.4
21.0
19.6
18.4
17.4
16.5
15.6
14.9
14.2
13.5
12.7
11.8
11.0
10.2
9.5
8.5
Ger EFF
30.1
27.6
25.2
23.2
21.8
20.2
19.0
17.9
16.7
15.9
15.2
14.3
13.6
13.0
12.2
11.3
10.5
9.6
8.8
8.0
7.1
Ger Deck
0
.33
.67
1.0
1.3
1.6
2.0
2.3
2.7
3.0
3.3
3.7
4.0
4.4
4.7
5.8
7.2
9.6
13.2
15.9
17.5
JP PP
37.8
34.6
31.6
29.1
27.3
25.3
23.7
22.2
20.8
19.7
18.7
17.6
16.8
16.1
15.3
14.3
13.4
12.5
11.6
10.7
9.6
JP H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
JP NL
36.9
33.8
30.8
28.4
26.6
24.7
23.2
21.7
20.3
19.3
18.3
17.3
16.5
15.8
15.0
14.1
13.2
12.3
11.4
10.6
9.3
JP EFF
33.2
30.4
27.7
25.6
24.0
22.3
20.9
19.7
18.4
17.5
16.7
15.8
15.1
14.4
13.6
12.6
11.6
10.7
9.8
8.9
7.9
JP Deck
0
.30
.60
.90
1.2
1.5
1.8
2.1
2.4
2.7
3.0
3.3
3.6
4.0
4.3
5.2
6.4
8.2
11.2
13.4
14.8
Descent°
0
1.4
2.7
4.1
5.1
6.8
8.4
10.0
11.6
13.6
15.5
17.5
19.8
22.1
24.6
29.3
34.0
38.7
43.3
48.1
52.8
Velocity
2645
2486
2327
2198
2100
2001
1923
1846
1768
1720
1672
1616
1584
1552
1520
1518
1516
1523
1539
1545
1552
.

Japanese 14/45 gun, Type 91 AP (1931-45) 1,485-lb shell with 1,250.6-lb body weight; maximum range is 38,770 yards except in Ise class aft turrets.
 
Range
0
2
4
6
8
10
12
14
16
18
20
22
24
26
28
30
32
34
36
38
BR PP
26.9
24.8
22.8
21.0
19.3
17.6
16.6
15.6
14.5
13.6
12.7
12.1
11.4
10.8
10.1
9.5
8.8
8.2
7.6
7.0
BR H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
BR NL
26.2
24.2
22.3
20.5
18.8
17.2
16.2
15.2
14.2
13.3
12.4
11.8
11.1
10.5
9.8
9.2
8.6
8.0
7.4
6.9
BR EFF
23.6
21.8
20.0
18.4
16.9
15.5
14.6
13.7
12.8
11.9
11.1
10.6
10.0
9.4
8.8
8.3
7.7
7.1
6.6
6.1
BR Deck
0
.24
.49
.73
.98
1.2
1.4
1.7
1.9
2.2
2.4
2.7
2.9
3.2
3.5
4.2
5.0
6.1
7.6
8.9
US PP
29.5
27.2
25.0
22.9
21.0
19.2
18.0
16.8
15.6
14.6
13.6
12.9
12.1
11.4
10.7
10.0
9.4
8.7
8.1
7.6
US H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
US NL
28.8
26.5
24.4
22.4
20.5
18.7
17.6
16.4
15.3
14.2
13.3
12.6
11.9
11.2
10.5
9.8
9.2
8.6
8.0
7.5
US EFF
25.9
23.9
21.9
20.2
18.6
17.0
16.0
15.0
14.0
13.1
12.2
11.6
10.9
10.1
9.4
8.8
8.1
7.4
6.8
6.3
US Deck
0
.24
.49
.73
.98
1.2
1.4
1.7
1.9
2.2
2.4
2.7
2.9
3.2
3.5
4.2
5.0
6.1
7.6
8.9
It PP
25.5
23.5
21.6
19.9
18.3
16.7
15.8
14.7
13.8
12.8
12.0
11.4
10.8
10.2
9.5
9.0
8.4
7.8
7.2
6.7
It H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
It NL
24.8
22.9
21.1
19.4
17.8
16.3
15.4
14.4
13.4
12.6
11.7
11.1
10.5
9.9
9.3
8.8
8.2
7.6
7.0
6.5
It EFF
22.3
20.6
19.0
17.4
16.0
14.7
13.8
12.9
12.1
11.3
10.5
10.0
9.5
8.9
8.3
7.8
7.3
6.7
6.2
5.8
It Deck
0
.28
.56
.85
1.1
1.4
1.7
1.9
2.2
2.5
2.8
3.1
3.4
3.7
4.1
4.9
5.9
7.4
9.5
11.1
Ger PP
27.6
25.5
23.4
21.6
19.8
18.1
17.0
15.9
14.8
13.8
12.9
12.3
11.6
10.9
10.2
9.6
9.0
8.4
7.8
7.2
Ger H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Ger NL
27.0
24.9
22.9
21.0
19.3
17.7
16.7
15.6
14.5
13.5
12.6
12.0
11.4
10.7
10.0
9.5
8.9
8.2
7.6
7.0
Ger EFF
24.2
22.4
20.6
18.9
17.4
15.9
15.0
14.0
13.1
12.2
11.4
10.9
10.3
9.7
9.0
8.4
7.8
7.2
6.6
6.1
Ger Deck
0
.27
.55
.82
1.1
1.3
1.6
1.9
2.2
2.4
2.7
3.0
3.3
3.6
4.0
4.8
5.7
7.2
9.3
10.8
JP PP
30.6
28.3
26.0
23.9
22.0
20.1
18.9
17.7
16.5
15.4
14.4
13.7
12.9
12.2
11.4
10.8
10.1
9.3
8.6
8.0
JP H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
JP NL
29.9
27.6
25.3
23.3
21.4
19.6
18.5
17.3
16.1
15.1
14.1
13.4
12.7
11.9
11.2
10.5
9.8
9.1
8.4
7.8
JP EFF
26.9
24.8
22.8
21.0
19.3
17.6
16.6
15.6
14.5
13.6
12.7
12.1
11.4
10.7
10.0
9.4
8.7
8.0
7.4
6.9
JP Deck
0
.26
.52
.78
1.0
1.3
1.5
1.8
2.0
2.3
2.6
2.8
3.1
3.4
3.7
4.5
5.3
6.5
8.3
9.6
Descent°
0
1.4
2.8
4.1
5.5
6.9
8.3
10.3
12.4
14.6
16.8
19.0
21.8
24.6
27.5
31.7
35.9
40.1
44.3
48.5
Velocity
2543
2405
2267
2136
2012
1888
1816
1744
1673
1604
1535
1496
1457
1418
1378
1368
1358
1360
1368
1380
.

Japanese 8/50 gun, Type 91 AP (1936-45) 277-lb shell with 263.2-lb body weight; maximum range is 33,150 yards.
 
Range
0
2
4
6
8
10
12
14
16
18
20
22
24
26
28
30
32
BR PP
16.6
14.8
13.0
11.6
10.2
8.8
7.8
6.9
6.0
5.5
5.1
4.6
4.0
3.8
3.5
2.8
2.5
BR H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
BR NL
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3.9
3.7
3.4
2.7
1.7
BR EFF
16.2
14.4
12.7
11.3
9.9
8.6
7.6
6.7
5.8
5.4
5.0
4.5
3.7
3.3
2.9
2.3
1.4
BR Deck
0
.15
.30
.45
.60
.75
.90
1.0
1.2
1.3
1.5
1.8
2.3
3.3
4.4
5.3
6.0
US PP
15.9
14.1
12.4
11.0
9.7
8.4
7.5
6.6
5.7
5.3
4.9
4.4
3.8
3.6
3.3
2.7
2.3
US H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
US NL
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3.7
3.5
3.2
2.6
1.6
US EFF
15.5
13.8
12.1
10.8
9.5
8.2
7.3
6.4
5.6
5.2
4.7
4.3
3.6
3.2
2.8
2.2
1.3
US Deck
0
.15
.30
.45
.60
.75
.90
1.0
1.2
1.3
1.5
1.8
2.3
3.3
4.4
5.3
6.0
It PP
15.7
14.0
12.3
10.9
9.7
8.4
7.5
6.6
5.8
5.4
5.0
4.5
3.9
3.7
3.4
2.78
2.4
It H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
It NL
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3.8
3.6
3.3
2.71
1.6
It EFF
15.3
13.6
12.0
10.7
9.4
8.2
7.3
6.5
5.6
5.3
4.8
4.4
3.7
3.2
2.8
2.2
1.3
It Deck
0
.15
.30
.45
.60
.75
.90
1.0
1.2
1.3
1.5
1.8
2.3
3.3
4.4
5.3
6.0
Ger PP
16.3
14.5
12.8
11.4
10.0
8.7
7.7
6.8
5.9
5.4
5.0
4.5
3.9
3.7
3.4
2.8
2.5
Ger H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Ger NL
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3.8
3.6
3.3
2.7
1.6
Ger EFF
15.9
14.2
12.5
11.1
9.7
8.5
7.5
6.6
5.7
5.3
4.9
4.4
3.7
3.2
2.8
2.3
1.3
Ger Deck
0
.15
.30
.45
.60
.75
.90
1.0
1.2
1.3
1.5
1.8
2.3
3.3
4.4
5.3
6.0
JP PP
18.5
16.4
14.5
12.9
11.3
9.8
8.7
7.7
6.7
6.2
5.7
5.1
4.5
4.2
4.0
4.2
4.2
JP H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
JP NL
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
4.3
4.1
3.8
3.1
1.9
JP EFF
18.0
16.0
14.1
12.6
11.0
9.6
8.5
7.5
6.5
6.0
5.5
5.0
4.2
3.7
3.2
2.6
1.5
JP Deck
0
.16
.32
.48
.64
.80
.96
1.1
1.2
1.4
1.6
1.9
2.4
3.4
4.5
5.4
6.2
Descent°
0
1.1
2.2
3.7
5.2
6.7
9.5
12.3
15.1
19.8
24.5
29.2
35.9
42.6
49.3
56.0
62.7
Velocity
2756
2525
2294
2103
1912
1721
1589
1457
1325
1280
1235
1190
1145
1207
1269
1331
1393
.

Japanese 6.1/60 gun, Type 91 AP (1931-45) 123-lb shell with 116.9-lb body weight; maximum range is 29,965 yards.
 
Range
0
2
4
6
8
10
12
14
16
18
20
22
24
26
28
29.9
BR PP
14.1
12.3
10.6
9.1
7.7
6.4
5.4
4.6
3.8
3.5
3.1
2.8
2.5
2.2
1.9
1.8
BR H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
BR NL
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2.7
2.4
2.1
1.5
0.83
BR EFF
13.7
12.0
10.3
8.9
7.5
6.2
5.3
4.5
3.7
3.4
3.0
2.6
2.2
1.8
1.3
0.67
BR Deck
0
.09
.18
.27
.36
.45
.54
.63
.75
.96
1.2
1.5
2.1
2.8
3.3
3.7
US PP
12.8
11.2
9.7
8.3
7.0
5.8
5.0
4.2
3.5
3.2
2.88
2.55
2.3
2.03
1.8
1.6
US H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
US NL
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2.49
2.2
1.98
1.4
0.76
US EFF
12.5
10.9
9.4
8.1
6.8
5.6
4.8
4.1
3.4
3.1
2.81
2.42
2.0
1.7
1.2
0.61
US Deck
0
.09
.18
.27
.36
.45
.54
.63
.75
.96
1.2
1.5
2.1
2.8
3.3
3.7
It PP
13.3
11.6
10.1
8.7
7.3
6.0
5.1
4.3
3.5
3.2
2.9
2.6
2.36
2.07
1.8
1.6
It H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
It NL
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2.5
2.30
2.02
1.4
0.77
It EFF
13.0
11.4
9.8
8.4
7.1
5.9
4.9
4.2
3.4
3.1
2.8
2.4
2.0
1.7
1.2
0.62
It Deck
0
.09
.18
.27
.36
.45
.54
.63
.75
.96
1.2
1.5
2.1
2.8
3.3
3.7
Ger PP
13.7
12.0
10.3
8.9
7.5
6.2
5.3
4.5
3.7
3.4
3.0
2.7
2.47
2.16
1.9
1.7
Ger H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Ger NL
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2.6
2.41
2.11
1.5
0.81
Ger EFF
13.3
11.7
10.1
8.6
7.3
6.0
5.2
4.3
3.6
3.3
2.9
2.5
2.1
1.8
1.2
0.65
Ger Deck
0
.09
.18
.27
.36
.45
.54
.63
.75
.96
1.2
1.5
2.1
2.8
3.3
3.7
JP PP
15.6
13.7
11.8
10.1
8.5
7.1
6.0
5.1
4.2
3.89
3.5
3.1
2.8
2.6
2.8
2.9
JP H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
JP NL
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3.0
2.7
2.4
1.7
0.92
JP EFF
15.2
13.3
11.5
9.9
8.3
6.9
5.9
5.0
4.1
3.80
3.4
2.9
2.4
2.0
1.4
0.74
JP Deck
0
.09
.18
.27
.36
.45
.54
.63
.75
.96
1.2
1.5
2.2
2.9
3.3
3.7
Descent°
0
1.1
2.2
3.8
5.4
6.9
9.9
12.9
16.0
22.2
28.4
34.6
42.4
50.2
58.0
65.8
Velocity
3018
2723
2429
2169
1904
1649
1482
1315
1148
1112
1076
1040
1080
1119
1158
1198
.

Japanese 6/50 firing the 04 common (1905-45) 100-lb shell with no cap or windscreen; maximum range is 22,970 yards.
 
Range
0
2
4
6
8
10
12
14
16
18
20
22
BR PP
6.2
5.1
4.1
3.5
2.9
2.32
2.14
1.94
1.78
1.61
1.58
1.60
BR H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
BR NL
6.0
5.0
4.0
3.4
2.8
2.26
2.09
1.92
1.73
1.57
1.54
1.56
BR EFF
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
BR Deck
0
.11
.23
.33
.45
.55
.67
.80
1.0
1.3
1.9
2.3
US PP
5.6
4.7
3.7
3.21
2.6
2.11
1.94
1.79
1.62
1.47
1.44
1.45
US H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
US NL
5.5
4.5
3.6
3.13
2.5
2.07
1.90
1.75
1.58
1.43
1.40
1.42
US EFF
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
US Deck
0
.11
.23
.33
.45
.55
.67
.80
1.0
1.3
1.9
2.3
It PP
5.9
4.8
3.8
3.28
2.7
2.15
1.98
1.83
1.65
1.50
1.47
1.48
It H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
It NL
5.7
4.6
3.7
3.20
2.6
2.11
1.94
1.78
1.61
1.46
1.43
1.45
It EFF
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
It Deck
0
.11
.23
.33
.45
.55
.67
.80
1.0
1.3
1.9
2.3
Ger PP
6.0
5.1
4.0
3.4
2.8
2.25
2.07
1.88
1.72
1.56
1.53
1.55
Ger H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Ger NL
5.8
4.9
3.9
3.3
2.6
2.20
2.03
1.86
1.68
1.53
1.50
1.51
Ger EFF
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Ger Deck
0
.11
.23
.33
.45
.55
.67
.80
1.0
1.3
1.9
2.3
JP PP
7.0
5.8
4.7
4.0
3.3
2.67
2.47
2.27
2.07
1.83
1.80
1.84
JP H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
JP NL
6.9
5.7
4.6
3.9
3.2
2.60
2.41
2.21
2.02
1.79
1.76
1.80
JP EFF
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
JP Deck
0
.11
.23
.34
.46
.57
.69
.81
1.0
1.4
1.9
2.4
Descent°
0
1.3
2.6
5.5
8.3
11.2
16.5
21.7
27.0
35.5
44.0
52.5
Velocity
2805
2410
2015
1765
1515
1265
1198
1131
1064
997
1024
1051
.

Japanese 5.5/50 gun, Mark 1 mod 1 common (1915-45) 84.9-lb shell with 80.7-lb body weight; maximum range is 22,500 yards.
Figures in parentheses apply if soft cap fails to work properly.
 
Range 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22.5
BR PP - - - - - - (1.73) 1.59 1.49 1.48 1.47 1.48
BR H 6.2 5.0 4.2 3.5 2.9 2.34 1.84 - - - - -
BR NL - - - - - - (1.68) 1.55 1.48 1.47 1.44 1.47
BR EFF 6.0 4.9 4.1 3.4 2.8 2.29 1.80 - - - - -
BR Deck 0 .10 .20 .30 .40 .50 .60 .80 1.1 1.4 1.9 2.3
US PP - - - - - - (1.55) 1.42 1.37 1.35 1.32 1.35
US H 5.5 4.5 3.8 3.18 2.63 2.11 1.66 - - - - -
US NL - - - - - - (1.51) 1.39 1.35 1.32 1.29 1.32
US EFF 5.4 4.4 3.7 3.10 2.57 2.05 1.63 - - - - -
US Deck 0 .10 .20 .30 .40 .50 .60 .80 1.1 1.4 1.9 2.3
It PP - - - - - - (1.58) 1.45 1.40 1.38 1.35 1.38
It H 5.8 4.6 3.9 3.24 2.69 2.15 1.69 - - - - -
It NL - - - - - - (1.54) 1.42 1.38 1.34 1.32 1.35
It EFF 5.7 4.5 3.8 3.15 2.62 2.10 1.66 - - - - -
It Deck 0 .10 .20 .30 .40 .50 .60 .80 1.1 1.4 1.9 2.3
Ger PP - - - - - - (1.67) 1.54 1.45 1.43 1.42 1.43
Ger H 6.0 4.8 4.1 3.4 2.8 2.27 1.79 - - - - -
Ger NL - - - - - - (1.63) 1.50 1.43 1.42 1.39 1.42
Ger EFF 5.8 4.7 4.0 3.3 2.7 2.21 1.74 - - - - -
Ger Deck 0 .10 .20 .30 .40 .50 .60 .80 1.1 1.4 1.9 2.3
JP PP 10.0 8.0 6.7 5.5 4.4 3.5 2.69 (1.98) 1.84 1.75 1.71 1.68 1.74
JP H - - - - - - - - - - - -
JP NL 9.7 7.8 6.6 5.3 4.3 3.4 2.62 (1.93) 1.79 1.71 1.67 1.63 1.70
JP EFF 7.8 6.2 5.1 4.2 3.4 2.7 2.11 - - - - -
JP Deck 0 .12 .24 .36 .48 .60 .72 .84 1.1 1.5 2.0 2.4
Descent° 0 1.14 2.43 4.13 7.16 10.2 17.5 24.1 31.7 38.0 45.8 53.2
Velocity 2789 2345 2051 1757 1511 1266 1059 1012 1000 1008 1031 1059
.

Japanese 4.7/45 gun, Mark 1 common (1920-45) 44.8-lb shell with no cap or windscreen; maximum range is 17,500 yards.
 
Range
0
2
4
6
8
10
12
14
16
17.5
BR PP
4.5
3.4
2.67
1.78
1.4
1.23
1.1
1.05
1.04
1.16
BR H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
BR NL
4.4
3.3
2.60
1.74
1.3
1.20
1.0
1.03
1.02
1.14
BR EFF
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
BR Deck
0
.14
.28
.42
.56
.70
.84
1.0
1.4
1.8
US PP
4.0
3.0
2.3
1.57
1.25
1.08
.98
.93
.92
1.03
US H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
US NL
3.9
2.9
2.2
1.53
1.22
1.06
.96
.90
.89
1.0
US EFF
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
US Deck
0
.14
.28
.42
.56
.70
.84
1.0
1.4
1.8
It PP
4.1
3.08
2.4
1.6
1.27
1.1
1.0
.95
.94
1.05
It H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
It NL
4.0
3.01
2.3
1.5
1.24
1.0
.98
.92
.91
1.02
It EFF
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
It Deck
0
.14
.28
.42
.56
.70
.84
1.0
1.4
1.8
Ger PP
4.4
3.3
2.58
1.7
1.37
1.19
1.08
1.02
1.01
1.12
Ger H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Ger NL
4.3
3.2
2.51
1.6
1.33
1.16
1.05
.99
.98
1.10
Ger EFF
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Ger Deck
0
.14
.28
.42
.56
.70
.84
1.0
1.4
1.8
JP PP
5.1
3.9
3.0
2.0
1.6
1.4
1.27
1.20
1.19
1.38
JP H
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
JP NL
5.0
3.8
2.9
1.9
1.5
1.3
1.24
1.17
1.16
1.34
JP EFF
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
JP Deck
0
.15
.31
.46
.62
.78
.93
1.1
1.4
1.8
Descent°
0
1.2
2.7
6.8
11.7
20.5
30.0
39.6
49.6
63.4
Velocity
2707
2127
1730
1244
1038
937
892
887
916
1007
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