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During World War II, the Luftwaffe (German air force) equipped their aircraft with the most modern weaponry available until resources grew scarce later in the war.

Machine guns



(Maschinenkanone and related types)

[1] The official designation for MG FF and MG 151 was Maschinengewehr but they are cannon.

Heavy aircraft cannon


Rockets and Missiles


High explosive

"Sprengcylindrisch"' (high-explosive)


"Splitterbomben-Dickwandig"' (Shrapnel)


"Panzersprengbombe-Cylindrisch" (Armor-piercing bombs)

Cluster bombs

Prototype only

See also


  1. ^ "'s German language page for the BK 3,7 autocannon". Archived from the original on 2016-04-25. Retrieved 2016-04-09.
  2. ^'s German language page for the BK 5 autocannon Archived 2016-12-20 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^'s German language page for the BK 7,5 autocannon Archived 2016-05-17 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "'s German language page on the Ju 88/"Düka 88" weapons system". Archived from the original on 2016-12-20. Retrieved 2016-04-09.