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105 mm K M/40 Sa (1947-1966)

105 mm Kanon M/40 Sa

The forward 105 mm Gun on the patrol vessel/destroyer HUITFELDT.
(Photo: Archives of the Royal Danish Naval Museum)

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General Specification:

Danish Apellation:

105 mm Gun K M/40 Sa

before 1952:

10.5 cm PK L/42 M/40

Type of Origin:

10,5 cm PK L/42 M/40

Primary Function:

Sea targets

Caliber:

105 mm

Muzzle Velocity:

800 m/sec.

Maximum Range:

16,300 m at 40 degrees elevation

Maximum Ceiling:

n/a

Weight of Projectile:

15 kilos

Ammunition Types:

Shells

Elevation:

-10 degrees/+45 degrees

Lateral Elevation Speed:

n/a

Vertical Elevation Speed:

n/a

Rate of Fire:

15 rounds/min.

Gun/Mounting:

Manual controlled single mount

Fire Control:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Denmark, produced by the Army Engineers and the Naval Gunnery Department after a AB Bofors construction

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Modifications:

n/a

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Weapon or Weapon System in use or used on:

Ship or Class:

Number:

In Service:

HUITFELDT Class, patrol vessels

2

1947 - 1966

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Notes:

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n/a

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