AC 37 anti-tank gun

AC 37

A 37mm gun of Ouvrage Simserhof
Type Anti-tank
Place of origin France
Service history
In service 1930s
Used by France
Wars World War II
Production history
Designer Ateliers de Puteaux
Caliber 37 mm (1.45 in)
Barrels Single
Rate of fire 20 rounds per minute
Muzzle velocity 850 metres per second (2,800 ft/s)

The AC 37 was a French anti-tank gun of 37mm caliber, developed by the Ateliers de Puteaux. It was principally used in the ouvrages and casemates of the Maginot Line in the late 1930s. It was frequently paired with a model JM twin machine gun.

The AC 37 was superseded by the AC 47 anti-tank gun.


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