List of weapons of military aircraft of Germany during World War II

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In World War II, the Luftwaffe (German air force), used a variety of weapons to keep their aircraft equipped with the most modern weaponry available at that time, until later in the war when resources got thin. Here is a list of some of these weapons:

Machine guns[edit]

(Maschinengewehr)

Cannons (Maschinenkanone and related types)[edit]

[1] The official designation for MG FF and MG 151 was Maschinengewehr but they are cannons.

Bordkanone heavy aircraft cannon[edit]

Rockets and Missiles[edit]

Bombs[edit]

High explosive[edit]

Anti-personnel[edit]

"Splitterbomben" (Shrapnel)

Armour-piercing[edit]

"Panzerbomben" (Armor-piercing bombs)

  • PC 500* 'Pauline'
  • PC 1000* 'Pol'
  • PC 1400 'Fritz' (precision-guided munition)
  • PC 1600
  • PC 1800 RS 'Panther'

Prototype only[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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