8.8 cm SK C/30 naval gun

The 8.8 cm SK C/30 was a German naval gun that was used in World War II.

The 8.8 cm SK C/30 gun weighed 1,230 kilograms (2,710 lb), had an overall length of 3.96 meters (13 ft 0 in) and its bore length was 3.706 meters (12 ft 1.9 in). It used a vertical sliding-block breech design.

Country Name Origin Year
Germany 1933

Type Naval gun
Place of origin Germany
Service history
In service 1933—1945
Used by Nazi Germany
Republic of China
Wars World War II
Production history
Designed 1930–33
Weight about 1,230 kilograms (2,710 lb)
Length about 3.96 meters (13 ft 0 in)
Barrel length 3.706 meters (12 ft 1.9 in) (bore length)
Shell Fixed
Shell weight 9–10 kilograms (20–22 lb)
Caliber 88 millimeters (3.5 in)
Breech vertical sliding-block
Rate of fire 15 rpm
Muzzle velocity 790 m/s (2,600 ft/s)

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