CITER 155mm L33 Gun
|Cañón 155 mm. L 33 Modelo Argentino|
|Place of origin||Argentina|
|Used by||Argentine Army, Croatian Army|
|Wars||Falklands War, Yugoslav Wars, Croatian War of Independence|
|Weight||8,200 kg (18,100 lb)|
|Barrel length||5.15 m (16 ft 11 in) L/33|
|Caliber||155 mm (6.1 in)|
|Elevation||-10° to +67°|
|Muzzle velocity||765 m/s (2,510 ft/s)|
|Effective firing range||20 km (12 mi)|
|Maximum firing range||24 km (15 mi) (with special ammunition)|
The ordnance is based on the gun carried by the French Mk F3 155mm self-propelled gun, also in service with the Argentine Army.
CITEFA also designed a slightly improved version named Modelo 81.
Examples of Modelo 77 were used during the Falklands War. A total 4 guns were captured by the British, these were flown in via Argentine Air Force C-130 Hercules during the conflict last weeks in order to repel British naval gun fire.
- Foss, Christopher F. (July 2004). Jane's Armour & Artillery, 2004-2005 (25th ed.). Jane's Information Group. ISBN 0-7106-2616-9.