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French 138mm/50 model 1932
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This gun will arm a new class of contre-torpillieurs.

          French 138mm/50 Model 1932

     Caliber = 13.8 cm (5.4 inch)
     Shell weight = 43 kg (95 lbs)
     Muzzle velocity = 805 m/s (2640 fps)
     Relative ballistic performance: 0.95
     Muzzle energy = 13.934 megajoules = 5134.5 foot-tons
     Relative muzzle energy: 1.00
     Barrel length: 50 calibers

     Elevation          Range         Time      Velocity   Fall Angle
       2.5 deg        4600 meters     6.8 sec    577 m/s     3.2 deg
       5.0 deg        7700 meters    12.8 sec    465 m/s     7.2 deg
       7.5 deg       10000 meters    18.4 sec    398 m/s    12.0 deg
      10.0 deg       11900 meters    23.5 sec    358 m/s    16.9 deg
      12.5 deg       13500 meters    28.4 sec    331 m/s    22.1 deg
      15.0 deg       14800 meters    33.0 sec    315 m/s    27.1 deg
      20.0 deg       17000 meters    41.8 sec    299 m/s    36.6 deg
      25.0 deg       18700 meters    49.9 sec    298 m/s    44.5 deg
      30.0 deg       20000 meters    57.6 sec    303 m/s    51.0 deg
      35.0 deg       20900 meters    64.9 sec    312 m/s    56.4 deg
      40.0 deg       21400 meters    71.9 sec    322 m/s    60.8 deg
      45.0 deg       21600 meters    78.4 sec    333 m/s    64.5 deg
      50.0 deg       21200 meters    84.6 sec    343 m/s    67.8 deg

          Armor Penetration - Vertical Belt Armor
               (Relative armor quality, 1.00)
               Maximum penetration: 28.14 cm

     Elevation          Range            Belt       Deck
       1.8 deg        3500 meters        20 cm
       3.9 deg        6500 meters        15 cm
       8.5 deg       10800 meters        10 cm
       9.1 deg       11200 meters         ...        2 cm
      21.4 deg       17500 meters         ...        4 cm
      23.5 deg       18200 meters         5 cm
      33.5 deg       20600 meters         ...        6 cm
      48.9 deg       21300 meters         ...        8 cm

     Maximum range = 21600 meters at 44.0 deg elevation


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