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JAPAN - GUNS

Caliber,

 mm

Bore

length,

 mm

No

of

bores

Type of mount

Guns used

Year

Ships used on

Maximal

elevation

 angle,

Shell

 mass, kg

Initial

velocity, m/s

Rate of fire

of one bore,

rounds per min

Fire range /

 AA ceiling, km

6.5 115.0 1 3-shiki Kiho 6.5 mm/115 3-shiki Kiho 1916 many 85 0.009 740 400 - 500 1.0 / 0.8
7.7 87.0 1 "RU" 7.7 mm/87 "RU" 1921 many 85 0.011 745 550 0.9 / 0.7
7.7 94.0 1 92-shiki Vickers 7.7 mm/94 "HI" 1925 few 85 0.011 745 450 1.0 / 0.8
7.7 80.0 1 92-shiki 7.7 mm/80 92-shiki 1932 many 85 0.011 760 600 1.0 / 0.8
12.7 62.2 2 "HI" 12 mm/62 "HI" 1936 few 70 0.038 768 150 - 200 4.6 / 3.5
13.2 76.0 1 93-shiki 13 mm/76 93-shiki 1935 many 85 0.050 805 250 6.5 / 4.0
13.2 76.0 2 93-shiki 13 mm/76 93-shiki 1935 many 85 0.050 805 250 6.5 / 4.0
13.2 76.0 4 93-shiki 13 mm/76 93-shiki 1935 some 85 0.050 805 250 6.5 / 4.0
20.0 73.0 1 98-shiki 20 mm/73 98-shiki 1938 Army ships 85 0.136 830 120 6.0 / 3.7
25.0 60.0 1 96-shiki 25 mm/60 96-shiki 1-gata 1936 many 85 0.250 900 110 - 120 7.5 / 5.5
25.0 60.0 2 96-shiki 25 mm/60 96-shiki 1-gata 1936 many 85 0.250 900 110 - 120 7.5 / 5.5
25.0 60.0 3 96-shiki 25 mm/60 96-shiki 1-gata 1936 many 85 0.250 900 110 - 120 7.5 / 5.5
37.0 27.0 1 Hotchkiss Hotchkiss 1-pdr QF Mk I, 1908: 1-pdr 41-shiki, 1917: 4 cm/40 41-shiki 1886 many 25 0.480 457 25 3.2
40.0 62.0 1 "HI" 91-shiki 4 cm/62 "HI" 91-shiki 1925 some 85 0.900 600 60 - 100 3.5 / 3.0
40.0 62.0 2 "HI" 91-shiki 4 cm/62 "HI" 91-shiki 1925 some 85 0.900 600 60 - 100 3.5 / 3.0
40.0 60.0 1 5-shiki 4 cm/60 5-shiki 1945 some 95 1.00 900 110 - 130 10.0 / 8.0
47.0 30.0 1 Hotchkiss Hotchkiss 2½-pdr QF Mk I, 1908: 2½-pdr 41-shiki, 1917: 5 cm/30 41-shiki 1895 many 25 1.50 455 20 4.5
47.0 30.0 1 Yamanouchi Yamanouchi 2½-pdr QF Mk I, 1908: 2½-pdr 41-shiki, 1917: 5 cm/30 41-shiki 1895 many 25 1.50 455 20 4.5
47.0 40.0 1 Hotchkiss Hotchkiss 3-pdr QF Mk I, 1908: 3-pdr 41-shiki, 1917: 5 cm/40 41-shiki 1886 many 25 1.50 574 20 5.9
47.0 40.0 1 Hotchkiss Hotchkiss 3-pdr QF Mk II, 1908: 3-pdr 41-shiki, 1917: 5 cm/40 41-shiki 1886 many 25 1.50 574 20 5.9
47.0 40.0 1 Yamanouchi Yamanouchi 3-pdr QF Mk I, 1908: 3-pdr 41-shiki, 1917: 5 cm/40 41-shiki 1886 many 25 1.50 574 20 5.9
47.0 40.0 1 Yamanouchi Yamanouchi 3-pdr QF Mk II, 1908: 3-pdr 41-shiki, 1917: 5 cm/40 41-shiki 1886 many 25 1.50 574 20 5.9
47.0 40.0 1 Hotchkiss AA 3-pdr 41-shiki, 1917: 5 cm/40 41-shiki 1916 some 60 1.50 574 20 7.2 / 4.5
47.0 40.0 1 Yamanouchi AA 3-pdr 41-shiki, 1917: 5 cm/40 41-shiki 1916 some 60 1.50 574 20 7.2 / 4.5
57.0 40.0 1 Hotchkiss Hotchkiss 6-pdr QF Mk I, 1908: 6-pdr 41-shiki, 1917: 6 cm/40 41-shiki 1884 many 60 2.74 683 20 8.0 / 3.1
75.0 50.0 1 Canet 8 cm/50 Canet, 1908: 8 cm/50 1907 ex-Russian ships 20 4.91 823 12 - 15 7.9
75.0 30.0 1 38-shiki 38-shiki 1905 Army ships 43 6.03 603   12.0
75.0 44.0 1 88-shiki 7.5 cm/44 88-shiki 1928 Army ships 85 6.58 720   9.0 / 7.3
76.2 23.0 1 41-shiki 3''/25 Elswick, 1908: 3``/25 41-shiki, 1917: 8 cm/25 41-shiki 1903 many 30 5.67 455 15 6.0
76.2 40.0 1 Elswick N 3``/40 Elswick Pattern N, 1908: 3``/40 41-shiki, 1917: 8 cm/40 41-shiki 1895 many 30 5.67 680 15 10.7
76.2 40.0 1 Vickers Z 3``/40 Vickers Mk Z, 1908: 3``/40 41-shiki, 1917: 8 cm/40 41-shiki 1895 many 30 5.67 680 15 10.7
76.2 40.0 1 3-shiki 3``/40 3-shiki, 1917: 8 cm/40 3-shiki 1916 surface ships 75 5.99 685 13 - 20 10.8 / 7.2
76.2 40.0 1 11-shiki 8 cm/40 11-shiki 1926 surface ships 75 5.99 685 13 - 20 10.8 / 7.2
76.2 40.0 1 88-shiki 8 cm/40 88-shiki 1932 submarines 75 5.99 685 13 - 20 10.8 / 7.2
76.2 59.9 1 98-shiki A-gata 8 cm/60 98-shiki 1942 CL Agano 90 5.99 900 - 920 25 13.6 / 9.1
100.0 50.0 1 88-shiki 10 cm/50 88-shiki 1932 submarines 90 13.0 890 6 16.2 / 11.2
100.0 65.0 2 98-shiki A-gata 10 cm/65 98-shiki 1942 CV Taiho, CL Oyodo, DD Akitsuki 90 13.0 1000 15 - 21 19.5 / 13.0
120.0 40.0 1 Elswick 4.7``/40 Elswick, 1908: 4.7``/40 41-shiki, 1917: 12 cm/40 41-shiki 1893 many 20 20.4 660 5 - 6 9.1
120.0 45.0 1 3-shiki 12 cm/45 3-shiki 1919 destroyers 33 20.3 825 5 15.0
120.0 45.0 1 10-shiki B 12 cm/45 10-shiki 1926 cruisers 75 22.5 830 6 - 8 16.0 / 10.0
120.0 45.0 1 10-shiki B2 12 cm/45 10-shiki 1926 light carriers 75 22.5 830 6 - 8 16.0 / 10.0
120.0 45.0 2 10-shiki 12 cm/45 10-shiki 1926 carrier Akagi, escorts 75 22.5 830 6 - 8 16.0 / 10.0
120.0 43.9 1 11-shiki 12 cm/45 11-shiki J, L-gata 1923 submarines 33 20.3 825 5 16.0
120.0 45.0 1 11-shiki 12 cm/45 11-shiki M-gata 1932 torpedo boats 55 20.3 825 5 18.0
127.0 40.0 1 88-shiki A1 12.7 cm/40 88-shiki 1932 submarines 75 23.2 720 - 725 8 14.7 / 8.0
127.0 40.1 1 89-shiki B1 4-gata 12.7 cm/40 89-shiki 1944 escort destroyers 90 23.2 720 - 725 14 14.7 / 9.4
127.0 40.1 2 89-shiki A1 12.7 cm/40 89-shiki 1944 cruisers, carriers, battleships 90 23.2 720 - 725 14 14.7 / 9.4
127.0 40.1 2 89-shiki B1 12.7 cm/40 89-shiki 1944 escort destroyers 90 23.2 720 - 725 14 14.7 / 9.4
127.0 49.3 1 3-shiki A 12.7 cm/50 3-shiki 1928 Hatsuharu class 55 23.0 910 - 915 10 18.4
127.0 49.3 1 3-shiki B 12.7 cm/50 3-shiki 1928 Shiratsuyu class 55 23.0 910 - 915 10 18.4
127.0 49.3 2 3-shiki A 12.7 cm/50 3-shiki 1928 Fubuki class 40 23.0 910 - 915 10 17.6
127.0 49.3 2 3-shiki B 12.7 cm/50 3-shiki 1928 Shikinami, Akatsuki, Hatsuharu classes 75 23.0 910 - 915 10 18.4 / 12.2
127.0 49.3 2 3-shiki C 12.7 cm/50 3-shiki 1928 Shiratsuyu, Asashio, Kagero 55 23.0 910 - 915 10 18.4
127.0 49.3 2 3-shiki D 12.7 cm/50 3-shiki 1928 Yugumo, Shimakaze 75 23.0 910 - 915 10 18.4 / 12.2
140.0 50.0 1 3-shiki 14 cm/50 3-shiki 1917 Ise, Tenryu 20 38.0 855 6 - 10 15.8
140.0 50.0 1 3-shiki 14 cm/50 3-shiki 1917 Ise mod., Sendai, Yubari 30 38.0 855 6 - 10 19.1
140.0 50.0 1 3-shiki 14 cm/50 3-shiki 1917 Nagato, Kuma, Nagara 25 38.0 855 6 - 10 17.5
140.0 50.0 1 3-shiki 14 cm/50 3-shiki 1917 Nagato mod. 35 38.0 855 6 - 10 20.6
140.0 50.0 2 3-shiki A1 14 cm/50 3-shiki 1917 Yubari, Okinoshima 30 38.0 855 6 - 10 19.1
140.0 50.0 2 3-shiki A2 14 cm/50 3-shiki 1917 Katori, Nisshin 35 38.0 855 6 - 10 20.6
140.0 40.0 1 11-shiki 14 cm/40 11-shiki 1924 submarines 30 38.0 700 - 705 5 16.0
152.4 40.0 1 Elswick 6``/40 QF Elswick Pattern Z, 1908: 6``/40 41-shiki, 1917: 15 cm/40 41-shiki 1897 many 20 45.4 701 5 - 7 9.1
152.4 45.0 1 Canet 6``/45 Canet, 1908: 6``/45, 1917: 15 cm/45 1908 ex-Russian ships 20 41.4 792 7 11.5
152.4 45.0 1 Elswick 6``/45 Elswick, 1908: 6``/45 41-shiki, 1917: 15 cm/45 41-shiki 1908 many 18 45.4 825 5 14.8
152.4 50.0 1 Vickers PI 6``/50 41-shiki, 1917: 15 cm/50 41-shiki 1913 Kongo, Fuso 30 45.4 850 - 855 5 - 6 19.5
152.4 49.3 2 41-shiki 15 cm/50 41-shiki 1943 Agano 55 45.4 850 - 855 5 - 6 21.0 / 8.0
155.0 60.0 3 3-shiki 15.5 cm/60 3-shiki 1935 Mogami, Yamato, Oyodo 55 55.9 920 - 925 5 - 6 27.4 / 12.0
200.0 48.5 1 3-shiki A 20 cm/50 3-shiki, 1931: 20 cm/50 3-shiki 1-go 1923 Furutaka 25 110 870 2 24.0
200.0 48.5 1 3-shiki A1 20 cm/50 3-shiki, 1931: 20 cm/50 3-shiki 1-go 1923 Akagi, Kaga 25 110 870 3 - 5 24.0
200.0 48.5 2 3-shiki B 20 cm/50 3-shiki, 1931: 20 cm/50 3-shiki 1-go 1923 Akagi, Kaga 70 110 870 3 - 5 28.0
200.0 48.5 2 3-shiki C 20 cm/50 3-shiki, 1931: 20 cm/50 3-shiki 1-go 1923 Aoba 40 110 870 2 26.7
200.0 48.5 2 3-shiki D 20 cm/50 3-shiki, 1931: 20 cm/50 3-shiki 1-go 1923 Myoko 40 110 870 3 - 5 26.7
203.2 45.0 1 Elswick 8``/45 Elswick Pattern S, 1908: 8``/45 41-shiki, 1917: 20 cm/45 41-shiki 1899 Chitose 24 113 756 2 16.0
203.2 45.0 2 Elswick 8``/45 Elswick Pattern U, W, 1908: 8``/45 41-shiki, 1917: 20 cm/45 41-shiki 1899 cruisers 30 113 756 2 18.0
203.2 45.0 1 --- 8``/45, 1917: 20 cm/45 1906 Aso 22 87.8 900 2 13.0
203.2 49.2 2 3-shiki C 20 cm/50 3-shiki 2-go 1931 Aoba 40 126 840 3 - 5 28.9
203.2 49.2 2 3-shiki D 20 cm/50 3-shiki 2-go 1931 Myoko 40 126 840 3 - 5 28.9
203.2 49.2 2 3-shiki E 20 cm/50 3-shiki 2-go 1931 Takao 70 126 840 3 - 5 29.4
203.2 49.2 2 3-shiki E1,2,3 20 cm/50 3-shiki 2-go 1931 Maya, Furutaka, Mogami, Tone 55 126 840 3 - 5 29.4
254.0 40.3 1 Elswick 10``/40 Elswick Pattern R, 1908: 10``/40 41-shiki, 1917: 25 cm/40 41-shiki 1904 Kasuga 20 227 810 1.5 18.0
254.0 45 1 --- 10``/45, 1917: 25 cm/45 1905 Okinoshima 35 225.2 693 0.5 - 0.67 16.8
254.0 45 2 --- 10``/45, 1917: 25 cm/45 1905 Mishima 15 225.2 693 0.5 - 0.67 11.0
254.0 45 2 --- 10``/45, 1917: 25 cm/45 1905 Sagami, Okinoshima 35 225.2 693 0.5 - 0.67 16.8
254.0 45 2 --- 10``/45, 1917: 25 cm/45 1905 Suwo 35 225.2 777 0.5 - 0.67 16.8
254.0 45.0 1 Vickers 10``/45 Vickers, 1908: 10``/45 41-shiki, 1917: 25 cm/45 41-shiki 1906 Kashima 30 235 810 1.5 24.6
254.0 45.0 2 41-shiki 10``/45 41-shiki, 1917: 25 cm/45 41-shiki 1910 Satsuma, Aki 30 235 810 1.5 24.6
304.8 40.0 2 B II 12``/40 Elswick Pattern G, 1908: 12``/40 41-shiki, 1917: 30 cm/40 41-shiki 1897 Fuji 15 386 732 1 13.7
304.8 40.0 2 B IV 12``/40 Elswick Pattern G, 1908: 12``/40 41-shiki, 1917: 30 cm/40 41-shiki 1900 Shikishima, Asahi 15 386 732 1 13.7
304.8 40.0 2 B VI 12``/40 Elswick Pattern G, 1908: 12``/40 41-shiki, 1917: 30 cm/40 41-shiki 1902 Mikasa 15 386 732 1 13.7
304.8 45.0 2 --- 12``/45, 1917: 30 cm/45 1907 Iwami, Hizen, Tango 15 332 808 1.5 14.6
304.8 45.0 2 B VII(S) 12``/45 Elswick/Armstrong, 1908: 12``/45 41-shiki, 1917: 30 cm/45 41-shiki 1906 Katori, Satsuma, Aki, Tsukuba, Kurama, Settsu, Mikasa 15 386 810 1 21.1
304.8 50.0 2 41-shiki 12``/50 41-shiki, 1917: 30 cm/50 41-shiki 1912 Settsu 15 386 869 1 25.2
320.0 38.0 1 Canet 12.6``/38 Model 1884 (Canet), 1908: 12.6``/38 41-shiki, 1917: 32 cm/38 41-shiki 1891 Matsushima class 10.5 449 703 0.2 12.0
355.6 45.0 2 41-shiki 14``/45 41-shiki, 1917: 36 cm/45 41-shiki 1914 Kongo class, Fuso, Ise 25 719 720 2 28.0
355.6 45.0 2 41-shiki 14``/45 41-shiki, 1917: 36 cm/45 41-shiki 1914 Kongo class, Fuso, Ise (mod.) 33 719 720 2 31.0
355.6 45.0 2 41-shiki 14``/45 41-shiki, 1917: 36 cm/45 41-shiki 1914 Kongo class, Fuso, Ise (mod.) 43 614 775 2 35.5
355.6 45.0 2 43-shiki 14``/45 43-shiki, 1917: 36 cm/45 43-shiki 1914 Kongo 25 719 720 2 28.0
355.6 45.0 2 43-shiki 14``/45 43-shiki, 1917: 36 cm/45 43-shiki 1914 Kongo 33 719 720 2 31.0
355.6 45.0 2 43-shiki 14``/45 43-shiki, 1917: 36 cm/45 43-shiki 1914 Kongo 43 614 775 2 35.5
410.0 44.6 2 3-shiki 40 cm/45 3-shiki 1921 Nagato 30 1000 790 2 30.0
410.0 44.6 2 3-shiki 40 cm/45 3-shiki 1921 Nagato (mod.) 43 1020 806 2 38.7
460.0 44.5 3 94-shiki 40 cm/45 94-shiki 1941 Yamato 45 1460 780 1.5 - 2 42.0

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008