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Predicate Object Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, W1102 2014-12-22T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-11-15T23:05:01.308Z field-gun-storage 55 restricted access - firearms, C endorsement Japanese Type 98 20mm anti-aircraft gun [WW2] The Type 98 was accepted into service in 1938 and was in use until 1945. "Type 98 Machine Cannon. 20mm. This was mainly an anti-aircraft weapon but was used occasionally as an anti-tank gun. It fired both armour piercing and explosive ammunition." Japanese Type 98 20mm anti-aircraft gun [WW2] automatic cannon; 20mm calibre; on wheeled carriage; with two magazines: see (W1103.1-.2) markings: serial number: 132 specifications from label information on file: 20mm (.718 inch) anti-aircraft machine cannon; ammunition: high explosive tracer and armour piercing; type of feed: 20 round box magazine; weight: (less wheels): 836 lbs; rate of fire: 120 rounds per minute; maximum range: horizontal: 5,450 yds; vertical: 4,000 yds. machine gun
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