The rush to capture the Reichstag led to dozens of tanks being destroyed. The German Army came upon the Soviet 122 mm field guns and issued a requirement for a similar weapon. The first prototype gun was delivered for testing in late 1937 and completed testing successfully. 167 - assault gun, Sturmgeschütz IV (StuG IV) - Sd.Kfz. Media in category "12.8 cm Flak 40" The following 3 files are in this category, out of 3 total. Development of the original model led to a wide variety of guns. A derivative anti-tank gun, rejected in favour of the, Sonderanhänger 220 (Sd. Marder I auf Geschützwagen Lorraine Schlepper (f) - SdKfz 135, Matilda - Infanterie Panzerkampfwagen Mk II (E) mit 5cm KwK 38 L/42, Matilda II Infantry Tank with 6 pdr gun turret prototype, Matilda Mk II Infantry Tank A12 with crane, Mercedes-Benz L1500A 4x4 Heavy Staff Car - Kfz. Used mainly on flak towers. TOON TANK - M4A1 Sherman - E type - CDL (Canal defense light) tank. The Canon de 75 antiaérien mle 1913–1917 were a family of French 75 mm anti-aircraft guns designed and manufactured by Schneider et Cie at Le Creusot. The gun fired a 27.9 kg (61.5-pound) shell at 880 m/s (2,890 ft/s) to a maximum ceiling of 14,800 m (48,556 ft). Production started in 1942 with 10 twin sets produced, another eight in 1943, and in … The 12.8 cm FlaK 40, was a German World War II anti-aircraft gun. Tema Marca d'água. Flak 40 in early method of transport... Not practical, at all!! There were four twin mounts on the fortified anti-aircraft, The gun fired a 27.9 kg shell at 880 m/s to a maximum ceiling of 14,800 m. Compared with the. Although it was not produced in great numbers, it was one of the most effective heavy AA guns of its era. In this role it proved to be too heavy for field use while having roughly similar performance as the 88mm, so was used primarily in static mounts. Each Flak … The barrel with  cradle and two equilibrators... Ammo trough in the left side of the cradle.. In the end, this mattered little since by the time the gun entered production in 1942, it was used in primarily static, defensive applications. Indeed!!! Wow!! Ah. See more ideas about flak tower, world war two, the modelling news. Although it was not produced in great numbers, with 1,125 produced, it was reportedly one of the most effective heavy AA guns of its era. Marcos Serra (Panzerserra). The publication of any images or informations related to nazism, fascism or any other totalitarian regimes must be understood as the reproduction of historical accuracy and not as apology to these regimes, leaders or symbols. Development … CCKW 353 6x6 2 1/2 ton Fuel Tanker - Brazilian Air Force - WWII. The … MOC-33630 • 2310 parts • Other. Production started in 1942 with 10 twin sets produced, another eight in 1943, and in February 1945 a total of 34 were available. Notice the size of the base....huge!! Jan 2, 2019 - Explore P.J.Murley's board "12.8cm FLAK 40 Zwilling" on Pinterest. Despite their shortcomings, 60 were used until the war ended. tank transporter, Schwere Minenräumer Alkett VsKfz 617 (NK-101), SdKfz 234/1 - Schwerer Panzerspähwagen - 2cm, SdKfz 8 DB10 Gepanzerte 12t - armoured heavy artillery tractor, Sherman V (M4A4) Crocodile flamethrower tank- British version, Sturmgeschütz IV (StuG IV) - Sd.Kfz. When used with the latter, the equipment is known as the 12.8 cm Flakzwilling. 12,8cm Flakzwilling 40/2 in the Zoo AA tower - Berlin. with early carpet layer bobbin ( type A), Churchill Mk IV AVRE with Canadian Indestructible Roller Device (CIRD), Churchill Mk IV AVRE with late carpet layer bobbin ( type D), Churchill Mk VII Crocodile - flamethrower tank, Cromwell II with Vauxhall turret - A23 cruiser tank prototype, Crusader Mk I - A15 cruiser tank 2pdr gun, Crusader Mk III - A15 cruiser tank 6pdr gun, Crusader Mk.III AA Mk.II/ Mk.III - twin 20mm gun, Diamond T Model 968A cargo truck - 4 ton - 6x6 (G509), Diamond T980/981 - M19 / M20 - 6x4 tank transporter, FAMO - Schwerer Zugkraftwagen 18 t - Sd.Kfz.9 - cargo version, FAMO - Schwerer Zugkraftwagen 18 t - Sd.Kfz.9/1 - 6 ton. Although it was not produced in great numbers, it was one of the most effective heavy AA guns of its era. The 12.8 cm Flak 40 ordnance on a static dual mounting with a total weight of 26 tonnes, capable of firing 20 rounds per minute. The 8.8 cm Flak 18/36/37/41 is a German 88 mm anti-aircraft and anti-tank artillery gun, developed in the 1930s. Their displacements generally made by roads and were positioned in the vicinity of large cities, which were being razed by the Allied carpet bomb. 12.8cm Flakzwilling 40/2 is a 7-stared unit affiliated with Vanguard Division. The 12.8 cm FlaK 40 was a German World War II anti-aircraft gun. Bundesarchiv Bild 101I-656-6103-07, Reichsgebiet, Flakturm mit 12,8cm Flak.jpg 800 × 567; 49 KB Hello Marcos, ah!! 141 - Afrika Korps - case report, T28 Super Heavy Tank - Dragon - 1/35 - case report, CCKW 352 BM-13/16 Katyusha rocket launcher - case report, M4A3E8 (75)W-HVSS Sherman - a rare tank... - case report, 12.8 cm FlaK 40/1 - towed version - case report, 10.5cm le.F.H.18/1 L/28 auf Waffentrager IVb Heuschrecke 10- "Grasshopper", 10.5cm leFH 18/3 (Sf) auf Geschützwagen B2(f), 15 cm sFH 13/1 (Sf) Geschützwagen Lorraine Schlepper (f) - SdKfz 135/1, 17 cm Kanone 18 Mörserlafette - German heavy field gun, AEC Dorchester - Armoured Command Vehicle - long nose version, AEC Dorchester - Armoured Command Vehicle - Moritz, AEC Matador 4x4 artillery tractor - Afrika Korps (early), AEC Matador 4x4 artillery tractor - British - Normandy (mid), AEC Matador 4x4 artillery tractor - desert version (early), AMD 35 - Panhard 178 - French armoured car, Archer Self Propelled 17 pdr Valentine Mk I, Artilleriewagen s.Sp. Der 12,8-cm-Flak-Zwilling 40 war eine Flugabwehrkanone der Wehrmacht im Zweiten Weltkrieg. Historic Background (Courtesy of Wikipedia): The basic design was ordered by the Waffenamt as a parallel development to the Porsche Maus in June 1943. The 12.8 cm FlaK 40-page contains all related products, articles, books, walkarounds and plastic scale modeling projects dedicated to this gun. Panzerkampfwagen E-100 Tank (12.8 cm FlaK 40) FOLLOWERS 18 FOLLOW LIKES 59 LIKE MOC Panzerkampfwagen E-100 Tank (12.8 cm FlaK 40) by MekanismBricks. A new 12.8-cm Flak 45 gun was under development as the war ended, and this would have been an even more powerful weapon than the original. 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The name applies to a series of related guns, the first one officially called the 8.8 cm Flak … This is the first part for my Bachelor Project, the 12.8 cm Flak 40 Zwilling. The 8.8 cm Flak 18/36/37/41 is a German 88 mm anti-aircraft and anti-tank artillery, developed in the 1930s.It was widely used by Germany throughout World War II, and was one of the most recognized German weapons of that conflict.Development of the original model led to a wide variety of guns. Production started in 1942 with 10 twin sets produced, another eight in 1943, and in February 1945 a total of 34 were available. It was the heaviest of the Entwicklung (E) series of vehicles, meant to standardize as many … In World War II air warfare terms there was an altitude band that extended from … The 5-cm (1.97-in) Flak 41 was one of the least successful ofall the German anti-aircraft guns, for it had excessive recoil and flash and the carriage traversed too slowly. 167 - dozer version (Räumschaufel Panzer StuG IV). Only a single prototype was completed. Only six mobile versions of the 12.8-cm Flak 40 were produced before production was switched to static versions only. Fossileyes' Factoids; The 12.8 cm FlaK 40 was a German World War II anti-aircraft gun. 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The total weight of the Flakzwilling twin-gun mount system reached 26.5 tonnes, making it practically impossible to tow cross-country. Die 12,8-cm-Flak 40 war eine Flugabwehrkanone der Wehrmacht im Zweiten Weltkrieg. crane version, FAMO - Schwerer Zugkraftwagen 18t - Sd.Kfz.9 with Sd.Ah.116 heavy trailer, Faun L900 D567 6x4 heavy truck with Sonderanhänger (Sd. The total weight of the Flakzwilling twin-gun mount system reached 26.5 tonnes, making it practically impossible to tow cross-country. Used mainly on flak towers. The double 12.8 cm (128mm) "Flakzwilling 40" was a variant of the very successful 12.8 cm FlaK 40 that was designed to replace the fabled 88mm anti-aircraft gun system that proved doubly effective (and thusly feared) as a tank-killing gun to the Allies. Too bad the kit does not have these items. We accept Paypal only, once you buy the item, please send your payment to our Paypal account witn in 6 days. Development of the gun began in 1936, with the contract being awarded to, The eventual solution was to simplify the firing platform, based on the assumption it would always be securely bolted into concrete. The 12.8.cm FlaK 40 was a German World War II anti-aircraft gun, although it was not produced in great numbers, it was one of the most effective heavy AA guns of its era. 12,8cm Flak 40 with full crew in a flak tower. Used mainly on flak towers. Hi Hubert!!! 12.8 cm Flakzwilling 40/2, the most commonly known variant of the Flak 40. Although it was not produced in great numbers, it was reportedly one of the most effective heavy AA guns of its era.[3]. The 12.8 cm FlaK 40 was a German World War II anti-aircraft gun. these Germans, always searching for the biggest !! 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