Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, W1102
Japanese Type 98 20mm anti-aircraft gun [WW2]
The Type 98 was accepted into service in 1938 and was in use until 1945.
"Type 98 Machine Cannon. 20mm. This was mainly an anti-aircraft weapon but was used occasionally as an anti-tank gun. It fired both armour piercing and explosive ammunition."
World War II
132 (firearm serial number)
- 0 - Whole height : 1800mm
(Axle is approximately 60mm in diameter, and it is 495mm off the ground)
- 0 - Whole length : 2900mm
- 0 - Whole width : 1250mm
- 0 - Whole Weight (c.) : 373000g
(Weight taken from Wikipedia)
22 December 2014
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