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The 7,5cm Kampfwagenkanone 40 (abbreviated as 7,5cm KwK 40) is a German tank gun developed from the 7,5cm PaK 40 for use in armoured vehicles such as the Panzer IV (Ausf. F2 through J). It was developed to replace the 7,5cm KwK 37 that was in use with the earlier models of the Panzer IV (Ausf. A through F1).


7,5cm KwK 40 L/43
Model fitted in PzKpfw IV F2 & early model PzKpfw IV Gs
7,5cm KwK 40 L/48
Model fitted in late PzKpfw IV G, PzKpfw IV H, and PzKpfw IV J.
7,5cm StuK 40 L/43
Model fitted in assault guns.


  • 7,5cm Spr.Gr. 34
  • 7,5cm Pz.Gr. 39
  • 7,5cm Pz.Gr. 40
  • 7,5cm Pz.Gr. 40 (W)
  • 7,5cm Gr. 38 HI/A
  • 7,5cm Gr. 38 HI/B
  • 7,5cm Nb.Gr.
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Infantry Weapons
Melee Weapons Bayonet Kampfmesser 42S. 84/98/III
Sidearms Pistol Dreyse M1907C96Mauser HScP. 08P. 12(ö)P. 27(t)P. 35(p)P. 37(u)P. 38P. 38(t)P. 615(r)P. 640(b)Sauer 38HV.P.Walther PPWalther PPK
Close Quarters Submachine Guns C.-M.P.E.-M.P. (343644)M.P. 18M.P. 28M.P. 32M.P. 34M.P. 35M.P. 36M.P. 38 (/40)M.P. 38 (L)M.P. 40 (/I)M.P. 41M.P. 41(r)M.P. 41/44M.P. 715(r)M.P. 716(r)M.P. 717(r)M.P. 719(r)M.P. 740(b)M.P. 3008V.-M.P. (252630)
Primary Weapons Assault Rifles Gustloff VSt.G. (507508)M.Kb. 35 (IIIIII)M.Kb. 42(H)M.Kb. 42(W)M.Kb. Gerät 06 (H)M.P. 43/1M.P. 44St.G. 44St.G. 45(M)Wimmersperg Spz (krkvl)
Self-Loading Rifles C.-S.G.G. 41(M)G. 41(W)
Battle Rifles F.G. 42 (III)G. 43(M)G. 43(W)Krieghoff AG
Bolt-Action Rifles CöndersG. 24(t)G. 98/40G. 33/40(t)G. 40kK. 98bK. 98k (Kriegsmodell)V.G. 1V.G. 2V.G. 5V.G. 45 (K)
Combination Rifles Sauer M30
Automatic Support Weapons Light Machine Guns Cöndersl.M.G. 28(p)M.G. 26(t)M.G. 35/36AM.V. 31V.-M.G. 27
Medium Machine Guns M.G. 13M.G. 34M.G. 39 RhM.G. 42M.G. 44M.G. 45Wimmersperg Maschinengewehr
Heavy Machine Guns MG 08Schwarzlose M.7
Anti-Materiel Anti-Tank Rifles Pz.B. 35(p)Pz.B. 38Pz.B. 39Solothurn S-18/100Solothurn S-18/1000Solothurn S-18/1100
Grenade Launchers St.P.
Flare Guns L.P. 42
Rifle Grenade Launchers GewehrgranatengerätGr.B. 39Scheißbecher
Anti-Personnel Grenades Eierhandgranate 39Sti.Gr. 24 (KT)Sti.Gr. 39Sti.Gr. 43
Anti-Tank Grenades Hafthohlladung 3Hafthohlladung 3.5Panzerwurfmine
Smoke Grenades Blendkörper 2HNebelhandgranate 39Nebelkerze 39
Disposable Rocket Launchers Faustpatrone 30FliegerfaustPanzerfaust 30Panzerfaust 60Panzerfaust 100Panzerfaust 150Panzerfaust 250
Rocket Launchers R.Pz.B. 43R.Pz.B. 54R.Pz.B. 54/1
Flamethrowers Einstossflammenwerfer 46Fm.W. 35Fm.W. 41
Anti-Personnel Mines Glasmine 43Schrapnellmine 35Schrapnellmine 35Schrapnellmine 44Stockmine 43
Anti-Tank Mines Hohlladungs-Spring-Mine 4672Panzer-Stabmine 43Sprengriegel-Mine 43Sprengriegel-Mine 44Tellermine 29Tellermine 35Tellermine 42Tellermine 43Topfmine 4531Topfmine A4531Topfmine B4531Topfmine C4531
Infantry Mortars 5cm leGrW 368cm GrW 348cm GrW 429cm Gr.W. 309(j)12cm GrW 42
Anti-Aircraft Guns 2cm Fla.K. 302cm Fla.K. 382cm Geb.Fla.K. 383,7cm Fla.K. 183,7cm Fla.K. 363,7cm Fla.K. 373,7cm Fla.K. 433,7cm Fla.K. 443,7cm Gerät 3415cm Fla.K. 415cm Gerät 2415,5cm Gerät 587,62cm Fla.K. 38(r)7,65cm Fla.K. 268/1(ö)8,8cm Fla.K. 188,8cm Fla.K. 368,8cm Fla.K. 378,8cm Fla.K. 38(r)8,8cm Fla.K. 418,8cm Gerät 4210,5cm Fla.K. 3810,5cm Fla.K. 3910,5cm S.K. C/3312,8cm Fla.K. 4012,8cm Fla.K. 4515cm Fla.K. 5015cm Fla.K. 5515cm Fla.K. 60 (F)15cm Fla.K. 6524cm Gerät 8024cm Gerät 85
Anti-Tank Guns 2,5cm Pa.K. 112(f)2,5cm Pa.K. 113(f)2,8cm s.Pz.B. 413,7cm Pa.K. 183,7cm Pa.K. 363,7cm Pa.K. 37(t)3,7cm Pa.K. 156(j)4,2cm Pa.K. 414,5cm Pa.K. 184(r)4,7cm Pa.K. 38(t)4,7cm Pa.K. 181(f)5cm Pa.K. 385cm Gerät 2415,7cm PaK 202(a)5,7cm PaK 209(e)7,5cm Pa.K. 97/387,5cm Pa.K. 397,5cm Pa.K. 407,5cm Pa.K. 417,5cm Pa.K. 427,5cm Pa.K. 447,5cm Pa.K. 507,62cm Pa.K. 36(r)7,62cm Pa.K. 39(r)8cm P.A.W. 6008,8cm Pa.K. 438,8cm Pa.K. 43/4112,8cm Pa.K. 4012,8cm Pa.K. 44
Field Guns 7,5cm FK 16 nA7,5cm FK 187,5cm FK 387,5cm FK 7M857,62cm FK 296(r)7,62cm FK 297(r)7,65cm FK 5/8(j)7,65cm FK 5/8(ö)7,65cm FK 5/8(t)7,65cm FK 17(ö)7,65cm FK 17(t)7,65cm FK 268(i)7,65cm FK 300(j)7,65cm FK 303(j)8cm leFK 18(ö)10cm K 1710cm sK 1810,5cm sK 18/4010,5cm K 320(i)10,7cm K 352(r)12,2cm K 390/1(r)12,2cm K 390/2(r)15cm K 1615cm K 1815cm K 3915cm K 429(b)15cm SK C/2815,2cm K 15/16(t)15,2cm K 410(i)15,2cm K 433/2(r)17cm K 18
Howitzers 10cm leFH 14(ö)10cm leFH 315(i)10cm leFH 315(j)10,5cm leFH 1610,5cm leFH 1810,5cm leFH 18M10,5cm leFH 18/4010,5cm leFH 4312,2cm leFH 386(r)12,2cm leFH 388(r)12,2cm sFH 396(r)15cm sFH 1315cm sFH 14(ö)15cm sFH 14(t)15cm sFH 1815cm sFH 4015,2cm sFH 443(r)15,2cm sFH 445(r)21cm Mrs 1621cm Mrs 1821cm Mrs 18/19(t)
Infantry & Mountain Guns 7,5cm leIG 187,5cm IG 377,5cm IG 427,5cm GebH 347,5cm GebH 367,5cm GebK 259(i)7,62cm GebK 293(r)7,62cm GebK 307(r)7,62cm IKH 290(r)10cm GebH 16(ö)10cm GebH 16(t)10cm GebH 316(i)10,5cm GebH 4015cm sIG 33
Mortars 10cm NbW 3510cm NbW 4012cm GrW 4220cm leLdgW21cm GrW 6928cm Mrs 601(f)38cm sLdgW
Railroad Artillery 15cm K (E)15cm K 5M (E) (Ku)17cm K (E)20,3cm K (E)21cm K 12 (E)24cm Th K (E)24cm ThBr K (E)28cm kzBr K (E)28cm lgBr K (E)28cm sBr K (E)28cm Br NK (E)28cm K 5 (E)38cm Siegfried K (E)80cm K (E) Gustav
Recoilless Guns 7,5cm LG 4010,5cm LG 4010,5cm LG 42
Rocket Artillery 7,3cm Föhn-Gerät7,3cm Propagandawerfer 418cm Raketen-Vielfachwerfer8,8cm RW 4315cm Do-Gerät15cm NbW 4121cm NbW 4228/32cm NbW 4130cm NbW 4230cm RW 56Wurfrahmen 40
Siege Artillery 21cm K 3821cm K 3924cm H 3924cm K 16(t)24cm K 324cm K 428cm H30,5cm Mrs 11(t)30,5cm Mrs 638(j)35,5cm H M142cm Gamma Mrs60cm Karl-Gerät
Land Vehicle Weapons
Vehicle Machine Guns M.G. 13M.G. 34M.G. 35(t)M.G. 37(t)M.G. 42M.G. 44
Standard Tank Guns 3,7cm KwK 363,7cm KwK 38(t)5cm KwK 385cm KwK 397,5cm AK 7 B 847,5cm KwK 377,5cm KwK 407,5cm KwK 427,5cm KwK 448,8cm KwK 368,8cm KwK 4312,8cm KwK 44Waffe 0725
Standard Assault Guns 7,5cm StuK 377,5cm StuK 40
Other Cannons Mounted on Vehicles 2,5cm PaK 112(f)4,7cm PaK 36(t)5cm PaK 387,5cm PaK 397,5cm PaK 407,5cm PaK 427,5cm RfK 4376,2cm PaK 36(r)8cm PAW 6008,8cm PaK 4312,8cm Kanone 43
Anti-Aircraft Guns Mounted on Vehicles 2cm FlaK 302cm FlaK 383cm FlaK 103/38 Vierling3,7cm FlaK 373,7cm FlaK 445,5cm Gerät 588,8cm FlaK 36
Vehicle Autocannon 2cm KwK 302cm KwK 38MK 103MK 112EW 141
Spotlights 60cm Beobachtungs Gerät 1251
Aircraft Weapons & Munitions
Aircraft Machine Guns MG 15MG 17MG 81MG 131
Aircraft Cannons below & including 30mm C/30MG FFMG FF/MMG 151/15MG 151/20MG 213CMG 213KMK 101MK 103MK 103MMK 108
Aircraft Cannons above 30mm BK 3,7BK 5BK 7,5Düsenkanone 8,8MK 112MK 115SG 116SG 500
Aircraft Rockets & Missiles Henschel Hs 293Henschel Hs 298Kramer Rk 344 X-4R4MRuhrstahl Ru 344 X-4Werfer-Granate 21
Aircraft Bombs, High Explosive PD 500PD 1000SB 1000SB 1800SB 2500SC 10SC 50SC 250SC 500JSC 500SC 1000SC 1800SC 2000SC 2500
Aircraft Bombs, Anti-Personnel - Splitterbomben SD 1SD 2SD 4/HLSD 4/HL RSSD 9/HLSD 10SD 50SD 70SD 250SD 500SD 500ASD 500ESD 1400SD 1700
Aircraft Bombs, Armour-Piercing - Panzersprengbombe-Cylindrisch PC 500PC 1000PC 1400PC 1600PC 1800 RS
Naval Weapons & Munitions
Machine Guns FlaMG 39(t)MG 15MG 34MG 151/15
Cannons, up to 74mm 2cm MG C/303,7cm SK C/305cm SK L/405,2cm SK L/55
Cannons, 75mm to 130mm 8,8cm SK C/308,8cm SK C/318,8cm SK C/328,8cm SK C/358,8cm SK L/308,8cm SK L/358,8cm SK L/4510,5cm SK C/3210,5cm SK C/33 (nAnT)10,5cm SK L/3510,5cm SK L/4010,5cm SK L/4512,7cm SK C/34
Cannons, 130mm or higher 15cm SK C/2515cm SK C/2815cm SK L/3515cm SK L/4015cm SK L/4515cm TbtsK C/3617cm SK L/4020,3cm SK C/3421cm K L/3521cm L/3521cm SK L/4021cm SK L/4524cm K L/3524cm SK L/4028cm SK C/2828cm SK C/3428cm SK L/4028cm SK L/4528cm SK L/5030,5cm SK C/3438cm SK C/3438cm SK L/4540,6cm SK C/34
Torpedoes G7a
Depth Charges WBD
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