7,5 cm Pjk 42 (L/70)

By Christian Ankerstjerne

Armor Penetration

Round Shot type Weight (shot) Muzzle velocity Range
100 m 500 m 1000 m 1500 m 2000 m
Pzgr 39/42 ABCBC-HE 6.80 kg 935 m/s 138 mm 124 mm 111 mm 99 mm 89 mm
Pzgr 40/42 APCR 4.75 kg 1120 m/s 194 mm 174 mm 149 mm 127 mm 106 mm

Accuracy

Round Range
500 m 1000 m 1500 m 2000 m 2500 m 3000 m
Pzgr 39/42 Training 100% 100% 100% 92% 73% 55%
Action 100% 97% 72% 49% 29% 18%
Pzgr 40/42 Training 100% 94% 76% 56% - -
Action 100% 56% 32% 20% - -
Spgr 42 Training 100% 100% 90% 66% 42% 28%
Action 100% 97% 44% 24% 13% 13%

Sources

  1. JENTZ, Thomas L. & DOYLE, Hilary Louis. Germany's Panther Tank : The Quest for Combat Supremacy. Atglen, PA : Schiffer Military History, 1995. 156 p. ISBN 0-88740-812-5.