28 cm SK L/50 gun

The 28 cm SK L/50 was a German naval gun that was used in World War I and World War II. Originally a naval gun, it was adapted for land service after World War I.

28 cm SK L/50 gun
Class Vehicle
Type Towed Artillery
Manufacturer Krupp
Production Period 1911 - 1915
Origin Germany
Country Name Origin Year
Germany 1911
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Germany 1911 1945 View
ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
Krupp 1911 1915 View

Type Naval gun
Place of origin German Empire
Service history
In service 1911—1945
Used by German Empire
Nazi Germany
Wars World War I
World War II
Production history
Designer Krupp
Designed 1909—11
Manufacturer Krupp
Produced 1911—1915?
Weight 41.5 metric tons (40.8 long tons; 45.7 short tons)
Length 14.15 m (46 ft 5 in)
Barrel length 13.421 m (44 ft 0.4 in) (bore length)
Shell separate-loading, case charge
Shell weight 284–302 kg (626–666 lb)
Caliber 283 millimeters (11.1 in)
Breech horizontal sliding-wedge
Muzzle velocity 880 to 895 m/s (2,890 to 2,940 ft/s)

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