305 mm howitzer M1915
|Type 1915 305 mm howitzer|
Type 1915 in Saint Petersburg Artillery Museum.
|Place of origin||Russian Empire|
|Used by||Russian Empire, Soviet Union|
|Wars||World War One, World War Two|
|Weight||63.9 t (140,874 lbs)|
|Caliber||305 mm (12 in)|
|Rate of fire||0.3 rounds per minute|
|Muzzle velocity||442 m/s (1,450 ft/s)|
|Maximum firing range||13.47 km (8.36 mi)|
Type 1915 305 mm howitzer (Russian: 305-мм гаубица образца 1915 года) was a Russian heavy howitzer that saw service during World War One and Two. Originally intended for Naval use, it was later purchased by the Army at a cost of 271,500 Rubles apiece, with the first order of 8 being sent on 13 August 1915.
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