Canon de 105 modèle 1925/27 Schneider

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Canon de 105 modèle 1925/27 Schneider
Type heavy field gun
Place of origin France
Service history
In service 1927-1945
Used by  Greece
Wars World War II
Production history
Designer Schneider
Manufacturer Schneider
Specifications
Weight 3,260 kilograms (7,190 lb)
Barrel length 3.24 metres (10 ft 8 in) L/30.8

Shell 15.66 kilograms (34 lb 8 oz)
Caliber 105 mm (4.13 in)
Carriage split trail
Elevation -3° to +60°
Traverse 80°
Muzzle velocity 660 m/s (2,165 ft/s)
Maximum firing range 15,500 metres (17,000 yd)

The Canon de 105 modèle 1925/27 Schneider was a heavy field gun used by Greece during World War II. It was bought at the same time as the Canon de 85 modèle 1927 Schneider The Germans allotted this gun the designation of 10.5 cm Kanone 340(g), but it is unknown if they actually used them themselves.

References[edit]

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