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(30-07-2021) [2.7.0.25] Incorrect Explosive Filler Type for 20mm HEI (MG 151/20)


# Game Version 2.7.0.25

 

# Description

The 20mm HEI (Highexplosive-Incendiary) shell, fired by the German MG 151/20 cannon, uses wrong explosive type. In-game the shell uses PETN when it should be HA 41.

While it is correct that early Mineshells used PETN as filler, PETN is purely explosive and has no incendiary elements to it.

Since the shell is labled HEI and not HE, the filler must be HA 41 which is a 4:1 mixture of Hexogen (RDX) and Aluminum powder to give the explosive an incendiary effect.

This mixture is quite similiar to the Soviet A-IX-2 -> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A-IX-2

 

 

# Sources

  1. L.Dv. 4000/10 Munitionsvorschrift für Fliegerbordwaffen Teil 10 - Handbuch der Munition für Fliegerschußwaffen - Stand Juni 1944

 

# Files

In-game:

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From Source: -> 18.6g HA 41

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->

https://archive.org/details/ldv400010munitionsvorschriftfuerfliegerbordwaffenteil101944/page/n105/mode/2up

Dated March 1942

Edited by KillaKiwi
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  • KillaKiwi changed the title to [2.7.0.25] Incorrect Explosive Filler Type for 20mm HEI (MG 151/20)
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The report has been submitted.

For any questions feel free to PM me or any other technical moderator.

Thanks for your time and effort

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