Canon de 75 CA modèle 1940 Schneider Anti-Aircraft Gun

Country of OriginFrance
TypeAnti-Aircraft Gun
Caliber75.000 mm
Barrel Length3,675.000 mm
Weight3160.000 kg
Rate of Fire20 rounds/min
Muzzle Velocity700 m/s


ww2dbaseThe Canon de 75 CA modèle 1940 Schneider anti-aircraft guns were designed by the French firm Schneider-Creusot (forerunner of the modern-day firm Schneider Electric) starting in 1928. They entered French Army and Navy service in the mid-1930s; while both services used them as anti-aircraft weapons, the French Army also used them as anti-tank guns even though these guns lacked effective armor piercing shells. They were also exported to the Swiss Army in the 1930s, where they were known under the designation Canon DCA 7.5 cm 1938. A number of them were captured by the Germans after the conquest of France.

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