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37-mm M3A1

Country of Origin: USA

description

The M3A1 37-mm anti-tank gun is a World War II weapon. It is mounted on a 2-wheel carriage and fitted with a shield. The split trail legs have spades for stabilization during firing.

The M3A1 fires an armor-piercing capped (APC) and high-explosive (HE) round and M2 Canister.

status

No longer in service.

Initial operational capability was achieved in the early 1940s. Haiti was the last remaining user. Those weapons in Haiti were confiscated by U.S. forces during peacekeeping action in...

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