38-47 MM CALIBRE CARTRIDGES

 

 METRIC DESIGNATION

 RIM DIAMETER

NATIONALITY 

 PROJECTILE

 VELOCITY

NAME / WEAPONS  

40 x 46SR

43.6

USA

HE / 170

76

Modern low-velocity grenade

40 x 53SR

43.6

USA

HE / 245

240

Modern high-velocity automatic grenade

40 x 79R

47.9

UK

HE / 540

240

WW1 1.59 inch Vickers Crayford a/c

40 x 95R 47.4 E ? ? 1920s (Ramirez de) Arellano infantry

40 x 107R

47.9

UK

HE / 900

360

WW1/2  sub-calibre HA naval and WW2 2 pdr Mk XI naval

40 x 158R

48.1

UK

HE / 900

HE / 760

AP 1.13K

620

730

615

WW1/2 2 Pdr naval AA, WW2 2 pdr Mk XII naval, R-R 40mm BD,

Class S a/c

40 x 164 44.0 USA HE / 680 1,000 2000s exp Super 40 HE prototype
40 x 180 44.0 USA

HE / 670

APFSDS / 230

1,050

1,475

current exp Super 40 common case
40 x 218 44.0 USA APFSDS / 230 1,350 2000s exp Super 40 APFSDS prototype

40 x 255

65

F/UK

APFSDS / 320

HEAB / 1.0K

1,500

1,000

current exp CTWS (selected for UK FRES-SV and WFLIP AFVs)

40 x 304R

56.9

UK

AP / 1.08K

853

WW2 AT / AFV

40 x 311R

61.8

S

HE / 955

850

1930s Bofors L/60 AA

40 x 364R

65.0

S

HE / 870

1,030

1950+ Bofors L/70 AA/AFV

40 x 438R

57.1

UK

APDS / 2.01K

1,295

post-WW2 'Pipsqueak' AFV

42 x 270

81.2

UK

HE / 1.09K?

1,070?

1950s 'Red Queen' AA

42 x 348

70

CH / UK

HE / 1.09K

1,070

1950s Oerlikon RK420 ('Red King') AA

42 x 406R

59.0

D

AP / 336

1,265

WW2 PaK 41 42/29mm Gerlich AT

45 x 186

53.3

SU

HE 1.06K

850

WW2 NS-45 a/c

45 x 310R

57.8

SU

AP / 1.4K

760

WW2 AT / AFV

45 x 386SR

83.0

SU

HE / 1.5K

900

1950s naval AA

47 x 131R

60.0

F

HE / 1.07K

425

C19 Hotchkiss rotary, coil case

47 x 139R

60.0

F

AP / 1.5K

450

C19 Hotchkiss, WW2  Mle 1934 AFV

47 x 186R

56.0

UK / Pol

HE / 1.5K

AP / 1.5K

300

488

1930s Vickers export tank gun (Poland)

47 x 193R

75.5

F

AP / 1.62K

660

WW2 Mle 1935 L/34 AFV

47 x 195R

55.7

A / I / NL

HE / ?

?

1930s Böhler / Italian Model 37 AT/AFV - HE

47 x 227R

55.7

A / I / NL

AP / 1.5K

630

930s Böhler / Italian Model 37 AT/AFV - APHE

47 x 235R

60.0

A

AP / 1.45K

630 / 670

1930s Böhler M35 L/32 / 40 AT

47 x 280R

62.9

B

AP / 1.5K

675-720

1930s L/34 AT

47 x 285R

71.5

J

AP / 1.5K

820

WW2 L/39 Type 1 AFV / AT

47 x 292R

58

S

?

?

C19 naval subcalibre training

47 x 326R

59.7

UK

AP / 2.07K

808

WW2 Class P a/c

47 x 328R

62.2

I

AP / 1.5K

820

WW2 L/40 AFV

47 x 343R

63.3

CH

?

?

WW2 Model 41 AT

47 x 343R 66.5 Ro ? ? unknown WW2 anti-tank (Schneider M36?)

47 x 351R

63.8

UK

AP / 1.47K

560

1930s L/32 / 40 AFV

47 x 376R

63.8

F / UK

HE / 1.5K

650

C19 L/40 3 pdr Hotchkiss Mle 1885 naval / AT

47 x 380R

75.9

F

HE / 1.72K

855

L/50 Mle 1902 naval / Mle 37 / 39 AT

47 x 405R

63.8

CZ

AP / 1.65

775

WW2 PUV vz 36/38 L/43 AFV

47 x 411R 65 UK ? ? c. 1900 Vickers Mk I Balloon Gun

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