Anti-aircraft guns ammunition in WW1

 

 

75mm Krupp and 75mm Schneider

Б. Г. 03 Flak

Fuze:

K.Z. 11 Gr. (German T&P fuze graduated up to 7200 m or to 5200 m)

K.Z.11 Gr. mit Gr. (German T&P fuze graduated up to 300 lines)

Both without the percussion mechanism

Shell:

6.250 kg – 200 g of Füllpulver 60/40

236 x 75 mm (without the ogive)

280 x 75 mm (with the ogive)

Colour:

The body is red, the ogive is yellow

On the body the word Flak means that is an a/a shell

Propelling charge

510/525 g of 208x6x3 nitroglycerine tubular powder Westfalen

510/525 g of 210x9x6 nitroglycerine tubular powder D.R.P.

76.2mm Putilov

Russian Ammunition

Shrapnel

Fuze:

Russian T&P fuze graduated up to 130 lines with or without percussion mechanism

Shell:

6.50 kg – 260 bullets x 10.7 g, 85 g of black powder

223 x 76.2 mm (without the ogive)

Colour:

The body is red, the ogive is yellow

On the body the word Flak means that is an a/a shell, nur.B.Z. that the fuze is without percussion mechanism

On the head the letter R or Р means for Russian guns

Shrapnel

Fuze:

Dopp. Z. 96 n/A (German T&P fuze graduated up to 7200 m, to 6400 m or to 5200 m

Shell:

6.50 kg – 260 bullets x 10.7 g, 85 g of black powder

223 x 76.2 mm (without the ogive)

Colour:

The body is red, the ogive is yellow

On the body the word Flak means that is an a/a shell

On the head the letter R or Р means for Russian guns

H.E.Shell

Fuze:

K.Z.11 Gr. mit Gr. (German T&P fuze graduated up to 300 lines)

Shell:

6.41 kg - charge : 785 g of Trotyl

290 x 76.2 mm (without the fuze)

Colour:

The body is black, the ogive is yellow

On the body the word Flak means that is an a/a shell

On the head the letter R or Р means for Russian guns

Propelling charges

900 g of nitrocellulose powder

German Ammunition

7,62 cm Gr. G.C. 36

Fuze:

K.Z. 14 n/A (German percussion fuze graduated up to 9400 m)

Shell:

6.85 kg – charge : 190 g of Füllpulver 60/40

Colour:

The body is bleu, the driving band is colourless, the ogive is yellow

On the head the letter R or Р means for Russian guns

 

Not employed with a/a guns

7,62 cm Gr. G.C. 43

Fuze:

K.Z.11 Gr. OAz (30” German Time fuze graduated for 2.4” to 30.2”)

Shell:

7.08 kg – charge : 400 g of Füllpulver 02

6.85 kg – charge : 290/340 g of Füllpulver 60/40

242 x 76.2 mm (without the fuze)

Thickness of the base 28mm – thickness of the wall 14/18mm

Colour:

The body is bleu, the driving band is colourless, the ogive is yellow

On the body the word Flak means that is an a/a shell

On the head the letter R or Р means for Russian guns

Propelling charges

964 g of tubular nitocellulose powder