Obusier de 155 mm Modèle 50
|Obusier de 155 mm Modèle 50|
Obusier de 155 mm Modèle 50 in Beyt ha-Totchan Museum, Zikhron Ya'akov.
|Place of origin||France|
|Used by||See Operators|
|Weight||8,100 kg (17,857 lbs)|
|Barrel length||4.65 m (15 ft 3 in) L/30|
|Caliber||155 mm (6.1 in)|
|Muzzle velocity||650 m/s (2,133 ft/s)|
|Effective firing range||18,000 m (19,685 yd)|
|Maximum firing range||23,300 m (25,481 yd)|
Obusier de 155 mm Modèle 50 was a French 155 mm 30 calibre howitzer of Cold War era that remained in service with some nations until the 1990s. The gun has a split trail, large slotted muzzle-brake, four-wheeled bogie and a retractable firing pedestal beneath the axles.
- : French Army, replaced by the TRF1.
- : Israel Defense Forces, replaced by the Soltam M-68 and Soltam M-71.
- : Lebanese Army, passed on to the Army of Free Lebanon, Lebanese Arab Army, Kataeb Regulatory Forces, Lebanese Forces, South Lebanon Army.
- : Royal Moroccan Army
- : Swedish army, replaced by the Haubits 77.
- : Swiss Army
- : Syrian Army
- M-50 155 mm - An M4 Sherman chassis based self-propelled artillery piece mounting the Obusier de 155 mm Modèle 50 155 mm L/30 howitzer in large enclosed superstructure.
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