1/200 Imperial German Navy 15cm/45 (5.9") SK L/45 MPL C/06 x8 (Casemate & Barrel only)
1/200 Imperial German Navy 15cm/45 (5.9") SK L/45 MPL C/06 x8 (Casemate & Barrel only). These are highly detailed, accurate models created from plans and many reference photos. Used on Nassau, Helgoland, Kaiser, Von der Tann, Moltke, Blücher, König, Seydlitz, Derfflinger & Lützow.
- Contains x8 Casemates and Barrels
- Barrel is printed at an elevation of 0º.
A good, reliable weapon used as secondary armament on battleships and battlecruisers as well as on most cruisers built during World War I. Some pre-war cruisers were rearmed with these weapons during the war.
In the 1920s, this weapon was used to arm the Light Cruiser Emden. During the Second World War, it was notable for equipping some of the famous merchant raiders and was used in coastal artillery batteries.
Constructed of A tube and two layers of hoops. Used the Krupp horizontal sliding wedge breech block.
All German 15 cm guns had an actual bore diameter of 14.91 cm (5.87 in).