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2017-11-20

Aircraft Weapons

  See also 

Sea-based anti-aircraft weapons

 
Land-Based Anti-Aircraft Weapons
 

AA Fixed

AA Bases

AA Mobile

AA SPAAG

SAM Fixed

SAM Bases

SAM Mobile

SAM SPSAML

Radars

 
AA Artillery  -  SPAAG  -  Self Propelled Anti Aircraft Guns
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Encountered anywhere, and among other curcumstances to provide air defense in convoys or troop/tanks concentrations - clic on the thumbnails below to access a larger illustration or access the summary page

SPAAG Summary

Some of the AA gun systems involved in the game do not belong to the 1963-1967 time frame chosen for Atlantic Air Combat.   But besides the fun to have them, the aim is to offer the gamer some land-based opposition and to create a "balance" between the three main groups of operators within the game (ie: Warsaw Pact, Neutral Coalition and NATO).  Some might seem obsolete like the .50 cal quads but Belgium relied on these guns during that period with either Maxon quads mounted on Bedford RLC trucks (1952-1985) or T17E2 Staghound (1944-?...) even if they were supplemented by manually trained (not radar directed) M167 VADS

Whether finally retained in the game or not, both real life "in service" and "phased out" dates are mentioned in individual "Notes" (yet to be pu blished) order to clearly identify the time cheats. So a couple of item have thus been carried "up" from the past, a cheat considered preferable than carrying items "down" from the future.

In the same spirit, some of the equipment considered never went beyond the prototype stage, or were produced in such limited quantities that they are irrelevant, either historically or militarily.  Again, their incorporation in the game is deliberate.  Either fixed or mobile, the various SPAAG fall into the following categories.

Heavy machine guns

.50 cal
14.5 mm

standard western heavy machine gun, however obsolete as a AA gun and WWII vintage as SPAAG
standard eastern  heavy machine gun

Light autocannons

20 mm
23 mm

standard western light autocannon, however obsolete as a AA gun and WWII vintage as SPAAG
standard eastern  light autocannon
The German AA 20mm gun was used by Finland up to the early 1960s (then placed in storage).   With about 40,000 copies of this famous quad guns produced during the war, one can imagine a few hundreds could be lef over for these two operators

Medium autocannons

40 mm
40 mm
57 mm

the Swedish LVKF FM43 is a rarity but was nevertheless operational in the fifties
Finland used a somewhat different 40mm SPAAG of Swedish origins - More research to be carried out
the Soviet ZSU-57-2 was already being phased out

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AA Artillery in Atlantic Air Combat
Muzzle speed

if used, a constant till "self-destruction" of the AA shell

Rate of fire (RoF)

basic rate mutiplied by the number of barrels of the gun system - historic data in black - modified data in red

Radar range

maximum horizontal and vertical ranges of the radar

Gun range

minimum and maximum horizontal and vertical ranges of the gun

Firing sequence

AA guns are firing bursts of so many seconds rounds, interrupted by the same "silent" period till ammunitions are exhausted

Ammunition clips

The notion is not applied in AAC

Ammunition total

Ammunition supplies is definite or infinite (~) - expressed in a number of clips or rounds available

Shell weight

if used, will determine a certain level of damage sustained - the heavier the shell, the more the damage

Shell/Warhead

amount of explosive material exclusively - will be used to determine visual effects and the amount of damage sustained

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AA Guns: Vehicles

Users

Note Gun Ammo Rate of Fire

Range

Firing Seq Ammunition Ammo In Game

Drawings: no scale

  – – Qty Type Cal @ Total Firing

Mode

Clip Spare Shell WH ID

Beaverette

1940 1945 4ื B303 7.7ื56 4ื1150 4600 1000 m Burst 2 sec 4ื600 2400 11 1 BEAVERET

M16-M55

194+ – 4ื M2HB 12.7ื99 4ื600 2400 2000 m Burst 2 sec 4ื200 3000 45 2 M16.MGMC

M113A2T1

197+ – 4ื M2HB 12.7ื99 4ื600 2400 2000 m Burst 2 sec 4ื200 3000 45 2 M113.M55

T77

1945 1945 6ื M2HB 12.7ื99 6ื600 3600 2000 m Burst 2 sec 6x200 4500 45 2 T77.MGMC

BTR-152D

1949 >> 4ื KPV 14.5ื114 4ื600 2400 2000 m Burst 2 sec 4x600 2400 58 5 BTR.152D
(M113 platform)

M113 VADS

196+ – 1ื M61 20ื102 6 3000 2000 m Burst 2 sec 1100 1100 102 11 M113VADS

Crusader AA

1944 1945 2ื OE 20ื110 2ื450 900 2000 m Burst 2 sec 2x60 2000 120 12 CRUSADER

M4A1 Skink

1944 1945 4ื OEPL 20ื110 4ื450 1800 2000 m Burst 2 sec 4ื60 2000 120 12 M4A1.AAA

Steyr RSO

1941 Cheat 4ื Flak38 20ื138 4ื450 1800 2200 m Burst 20rnds 4ื20 1000 120 22 STEYR.38

ZSU-23-4

1962 >> 4ื ZU23 23ื152 4ื900 3600 2500 Burst 2 sec 4x50 2000 184 19 ZSU-23-4
(M113 platform)

T250.Vigilante

1956 1962 1ื T250 37ื219 6 3000 = m Burst 1 sec 1ื192 1920 = = T250VIGI

M42 Duster

1953 1962 2ื Bofors 40ื311 2ื120 240 3800 m Burst 4rnds 2ื4 336 900 90 M42.MGMC

LVKV FM43

1957 198+ 2ื Bofors 40ื311 2ื120 240 3800 m Burst 4rnds 2ื4 336 900 90 LVK.FM43

ZSU-57-2

1957 >> 2ื S60 57ื348 2ื120 240 6000 m Burst 2sec 2x150 300 2400 154 ZSU-57-2

PLDvK

1959 >> 2ื M53/59 30ื210 2ื500 1000 3000 m 2sec 6rnds 2x50 900 435 90 M53-30-2

Ottomatic

1987 X 1ื 76/62SR 76.2ื636 1ื120 120 6000 m Burst 6rnds 1x70 70 12500 6300 OTTO76MM

AA SPAAG Machine guns Muzzle Rate of fire Gun Type

Range

Firing Seq Ammunition Ammunition In Game

Fire Seq.: Successive bursts

Speed Basic Nbr Total - Spare

Firing Mode

Clip Spare Shell WH  

Ammunition : Total=stowage

m/s

RPM barrel RPM - Ammos m m

Duration

Rounds Rounds grm grm ID
M2HB 12.7ื99mm 890 600 ื1 600 - - - 2000 Burst 2sec Clip 200 45 2 M2HB
M16-MGMC 12.7ื99mm 890 600 ื4 2400 M2HB - - 2000 Burst 2sec 4x750 3000 45 2 M16.MGMC
T77 12.7ื99mm 890 600 ื6 3400 M2HB 6000 - 2000 Burst 2sec 6x500 3000 45 2 T77.MGMC
KP-V 14.5ื114mm 1000 600 ื1 600 KP-V - - 2000 Burst 2sec - - 58 5 KP-V
BTR-152D 14.5ื114mm 1000 600 ื4 2400 KP-V 2400 - 2000 Burst 2sec 4x750 3000 58 5 BTR.152D
AA SPAAG Light Autocannons
M163.VADS 20ื102mm 1030 500 ื6 3000 M168 - - 2000 Burst 2sec Feed - 120 12 M168
M163.VADS 20ื102mm 1030 500 ื6 3000 M168 1100 - 2000 Burst 2sec 1x1100 - 120 12 M163.VAD
Polsten 20ื128mm 830 450 ื1 450 OEPL - - 2000 Burst 2sec Clip 60 120 12 OEPL
M4A1 Skink 20ื128mm 830 450 ื4 1800 OEPL - - 2000 Burst 2sec 4x500 2000 120 12 M4A1.AAA
Crusader AA 20ื128mm 830 450 ื2 900 OEPL - - 2000 Burst 2sec 2x500 2000 120 12 CRUSADER
Flak38 20ื138mm 900 450 ื1 450 FK38 - - 2200 Burst 2sec Clip 30 120 22 FK38
Steyr RSO 20ื138mm 900 450 ื4 1800 FK38 - - 2200 Burst 2sec 4x500 2000 120 22 STEYR.38
ZU23 23ื152mm 980 900 ื1 900 - - - 2500 Burst 2sec Clip 50 184 19 ZU23
ZSU-23-4 23ื152mm 980 900 ื4 3600 ZU23 2000 - 2500 Burst 2sec 4x50 2000 184 19 ZSU-23-4
HS831 30ื170mm 1080 600 ื1 600 H831 - - 3000 Burst 2sec Feed 450 360 40 H831
FV.432 30ื170mm 1080 600 ื2 1200 H831 900 - 3000 Burst 2sec 2x450 900 360 50 FV434-AA
AMX-13-DCA 30ื170mm 1080 600 ื2 1200 H831 900 - 3000 Burst 2sec 2x450 900 360 50 AMX13-AA
M53/59 30ื210mm 1050 500 ื1 500 - - - 3000 Burst 2sec Clip 450 435 90 CZ53
Praga PLDvK 30ื210mm 1050 500 ื2 1000 CZ53 900 - 3000 Burst 2sec 2x50 900 435 90 M53-30-2
AA SPAAG Medium autocannons
T250-Gatling 37x219mm 915 500 ื6 3000 - - - 5000 Burst 1sec Drum 219 608 48 T250
T249.Vigilante 37ื219mm 915 500 ื6 3000 T250 219 - 5000 Burst 1sec 1ื200 1000 608 48 T250.VIG
Bofors 40/L60 40x311mm 880 120 ื1 120 - - - 3800 Burst 4rnds Clip 4 900 90 B406
LVKV FM43 40ื311mm 880 120 ื2 240 Bofors - - 3800 Burst 4rnds 2ื150 300 900 90 LVK.FM43
M42 Duster 40ื311mm 880 120 ื2 240 Bofors 336 - 3800 Burst 4rnds 2ื150 300 900 90 M42.MGMC
AZP-S60 57ื348mm 1000 120 ื1 120 - - - 6000 Burst 3rnds Clip 3 2400 154 AZ60
ZSU-57-2 57ื348mm 1000 120 ื2 240 S60 300 - 6000 Burst 3rnds 2x150 300 2400 154 ZSU-57-2

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Other Guns based on the M61 Vulcan

  • M-61  – 6-barrel [6000 rpm] 20 mm aircraft gun (electrically powered, like all variants unless specified otherwise)
  • M61A1 – 6-barrel [6000 rpm] 20 mm aircraft gun, also used on the SUU-16/A gun pod
  • M61A2 – 6-barrel [6600 rpm] 20 mm aircraft gun, lightened version developped for the F-22A Raptor and also used on the F/A_18E/F
  • M130  – 6-barrel [6000 rpm] 20 mm gun for US Army (gas operated variant)
  • M133  – 6-barrel [3000 rpm] 30 cal gun for US Army (gas operated Minigun, cancelled) –
  • M134  – 6-barrel [6000 rpm] 30 cal gun for US Army (Minigun)
  • M167  – 6-barrel [3000 rpm] 20 mm gun used on the M167 VADS anti-aircraft towed gun
  • M168  – 6-barrel [3000 rpm] 20 mm gun used on the M163 VADS, a M113 based SPAAG
  • M195  – 6-barrel [3000 rpm] 20 mm gun used on the M35 Armament Subsystem aboard AH-1G Cobra helicopter
  • M197  – 3-barrel [1500 rpm] 20 mm aircraft gun, also used on the GPU-2/A gun pod
  • M214  – 6-barrel [9000 rpm] 22 cal gun for US Army (Microgun, firing the 5.56x45mm NATO round)
  • T250  – 6-barrel [3000 rpm] 37 mm gun for US Army, used on the T249 Vigilante SPAAG
  • M301  – 3-barrel [1500 rpm] 20 mm lightweight development (cancelled)
  • GAU-2 – 6-barrel [6000 rpm] 30 cal aircraft gun, also used on the SUU-11/A gun pod
  • GAU-4 – 6-barrel [6000 rpm] 20 mm aircraft gun, also used on the SUU-23/A gun pod
  • GAU-8 – 7-barrel [4200 rpm] 30 mm aircraft gun, developed for the A-10 Thunderbolt II (called Avenger)
  • GAU12 – 5-barrel [4200 rpm] 25 mm aircraft gun, developed for the AV-8B Harrier II
  • GAU13 – 4-barrel [2400 rpm] 30 mm aircraft gun, also used on the GPU-5/A gun pod (gas operated variant)
  • GAU17 – 6-barrel [6000 rpm] 30 cal aircraft gun, for USAF (flexible mount)
  • GAU19 – 3-barrel [6000 rpm] 50 cal aircraft gun, for light aircraft
  • GAU22 – 4-barrel [3300 rpm] 25 mm aircraft gun, developed for the F-35 Lightning II

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Guns

Oper P Cal RoF Power =    Pod SPAAG

M61A1

USAF 6 20 mm 6000 electric 1959 >> F104 F105 F106 F110 A7 F-14 F-15 F-16 F-18 AMXนบ F1นน FCKนฒ B-52ฒบ B-58ฒบ SUU-16 –

T250

Army 6 37 mm 3000 electric 1960   T249

GAU-2

USAF 6 30 cal 6000 electric 1963 >> A-37 UH1N OH-6 OH58 AH-1 AC47 AC119 AC130 – – – – – – SUU-11 –

GAU-4

USAF 6 20 mm 6000 electric 1967   SUU-23 –

M167

Army 6 20 mm 3000 electric 1967 1994 M167

M197

Army 3 20 mm 1500 electric 1967 >> AH1W AH1Z T50นณ – – – – – – – – – – – GPU-2/A –

M168

Army 6 20 mm 3000 electric 1968   M163

M195

Army 6 20 mm 750 electric 1969   AH1G – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

M214

Army 6 22 cal 9000 electric 1970   – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

GAU-8

USAF 7 30 mm 4200 electric 1977 >> A-9 A10 – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

GAU13

USAF 4 30 mm 2400 gas 1979   GPU-5/A –

GAU12

USMC 5 25 mm 4200 electric 1982   AV8B – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

GAU19

USAF 3 50 cal 2000 electric 1983   OH58 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

M61A2

USAF 6 20 mm 6600 electric 2006 >> F18E F-22 – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

GAU22

USAF 4 25 mm 3300 electric 201+   F-35 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

Notes

–  นบ: AMX is an design –  นน: F1 is an design –  นฒ: FCK1A is an design –  นณ: T-50 is an design –  ฒบ: tail guns  

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M61 Gatling Gun
Not all aircraft involved are of interest to AAC™, nor are gun pods but all gatling SPAAGs are of interest

Guns

Oper P Cal RoF Power =    Pod SPAAG

M61A1

USAF 6 20 mm 6000 electric 1959 >> F104 F105 F106 F110 A7 F-14 F-15 F-16 F-18 AMXนบ F1นน FCKนฒ B52ฒบ B58ฒบ SUU-16 –

T250

Army 6 37 mm 3000 electric 1960   T249

GAU-2

USAF 6 30 cal 6000 electric 1963 >> A-37 UH1N OH-6 OH58 AH-1 AC47 AC119 AC130 – – – – – – SUU-11 –

GAU-4

USAF 6 20 mm 6000 electric 1966   SUU-23 –

M167

Army 6 20 mm 3000 electric 1967 1994 M167

M197

Army 3 20 mm 1500 electric 1967 >> AH1W AH1Z T50นณ – – – – – – – – – – – GPU-2/A –

M168

Army 6 20 mm 3000 electric 1968   M163

M195

Army 6 20 mm 750 electric 1969   AH1G – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

M214

Army 6 22 cal 9000 electric 1970   – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

GAU-8

USAF 7 30 mm 4200 electric 1977 >> A-9 A10 – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

GAU13

USAF 4 30 mm 2400 gas 1979   GPU-5/A –

GAU12

USMC 5 25 mm 4200 electric 1982   AV8B – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

GAU19

USAF 3 50 cal 2000 electric 1983   OH58 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

M61A2

USAF 6 20 mm 6600 electric 2006 >> F18E F-22 – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

GAU22

USAF 4 25 mm 3300 electric 201+   F-35 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

Notes

–  นบ: AMX is an design –  นน: F1 is an design –  นฒ: FCK1A is an design –  นณ: T-50 is an design –  ฒบ: tail guns  

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Air Defense


M14

M13

T17E2 Staghound AA

M16

M17

T10E1

M163 VADS

T28E1

M15

M19

M34

M42

M730 Chaparral