The Alqatat Gunsmiths 50mm Gun was a tank gun and anti-tank gun used by the Armies of the Five Deserts from its introduction in 1934 until 1948.
Comparison of different main versions
|Mark 1934 AT-Gun||Mark 1934 Tank Gun||Mark 1940 Tank Gun|
|Role||AT-Gun||Tank Gun||Tank Gun|
|Muzzle Velocity||550-1,130 m/s||685-1,050 m/s||835-1,180 m/s|
|Armour penetaration at 1,000 m with Armour Piercing Shells||60 mm||36 mm||44 mm|
|Armour penetaration at 1,000 m with Armour Piercing, Ballistic Capped Shells||62 mm||42 mm||38 mm|
|Armour penetaration at 1,000 m with Armour Piercing, Ballistic Capped Rigid Shells||72 mm||40 mm|
- Based on the German PaK 38 and derivatives.