World War 2 German FlaK Guns (1939-1945) - Air Defense Systems of the German Military in the Second World War
Germany employed all manner of anti-aircraft weaponry throughout World War 2 - even captured enemy systems - to defend the skies over its newfound territories.There are a total of 9 World War 2 German FlaK Guns (1939-1945) - Air Defense Systems of the German Military in the Second World War in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily primary operator. This listing includes pre-war and wartime developmental / prototype tanks, trainers, self-propelled vehicles and captured enemy tanks pressed back into service by the German Army.
Roughly 1,125 examples of the 128mm FlaK 40 air defense system were produced during the period of 1942 to 1945....
The Flakzwilling 40 was nothing more than a double-barreled version of the successful FlaK 40 anti-aircraft gun sys...
The 2cm FlaK 30 anti-aircraft system was based on a Swiss design for the German Navy....
All told, the 5cm FlaK 41 series of anti-aircraft guns was not a success for the German Army....
The FlaK 18 series was developed in secrecy by Germans in Sweden to escape the restrictions of the Versaille Treaty...
The FlaK 41 was devised in 1939 to combat the ever-increasing capabilities of enemy aircraft but development delaye...
The 85mm Model 1939 was nothing more than an enlarged version of the existing 76.2mm M1938 system....
The 85mm M1944 air defense gun replaced the similar M1939 system for the Red Army during World War 2....