Canon de 75 modèle 1905 Schneider

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Canon de 75 modèle 1905 Schneider
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Type Field gun
Place of origin  France
Service history
In service 1906-1945
Used by  Bulgaria
Wars Balkan Wars, World War I, World War II
Production history
Designer Schneider
Manufacturer Schneider
Specifications
Weight 1,017 kilograms (2,242 lb) (in battery), 1,700 kilograms (3,700 lb) (in travel order)[1]
Barrel length 2.4 metres (7 ft 10 in) L/32 (L/26.5 was rifled)

Shell 6.5 kilograms (14 lb)
Caliber 75 millimetres (3.0 in)
Breech interrupted screw
Recoil hydrospring
Carriage solid trail
Elevation -5° to +16°
Traverse
Muzzle velocity 500 m/s (1,640 ft/s)
Maximum firing range 8,000 metres (8,700 yd)

The Canon de 75 modèle 1905 Schneider was a field gun used by Bulgaria during World War I and World War II. Some 324 had been delivered by the end of 1907 and most were still in service in 1939.[2]

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  • Chamberlain, Peter & Gander, Terry. Light and Medium Field Artillery. New York: Arco, 1975

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