Type 2 cannon

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The 30mm Type 2 cannon[1] was a Japanese Navy autocannon used during World War II. It was a scaled-up version of the 20mm Oerlikon FF cannon.

Specifications[edit]

  • Caliber: 30 mm (1.2 in)
  • Ammunition: 30 x 92RB[2]
  • Weight: 51 kg (112 lb)
  • Rate of fire: 380 rounds/min
  • Muzzle velocity: 710 m/s (2,330 ft/s)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tucker, Spencer C. (2016-09-06). World War II: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection [5 volumes]: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection. ISBN 9781851099696.
  2. ^ 30 MM CALIBRE CARTRIDGES Archived 2014-11-09 at the Wayback Machine (264 g)