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||37 x 144 with HE round
|Velocity||1480 feet per second
450 meters per second
||400 rounds per minute|
The Ho-204 cannon may also possibly have been known as the Type 4 37mm Machine Cannon. It seems to have been installed only on the Ki-46-III KAI "Dinah", an unsuccessful night fighter variant.
The gun was the largest short-recoil Browning-type action autocannon to ever see combat. It was fed from a disintegrating belt and had an impressive rate of fire for so large a caliber.
Williams and Gustin (2003)
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