Canon de 75 M(montagne) modele 1928

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Cannon de 75M(montagne)modele 1928
Type mountain gun
Place of origin France
Service history
Used by France
Nazi Germany
Poland
Wars World War II
Production history
Designer Schneider
Manufacturer Schneider et Cie
Produced 1928
Specifications
Weight 660 kg (1,455 lbs)

Shell 7.25 kg (16 lbs)
Caliber 75 mm (2.95 in)
Carriage box trail
Elevation -10° to +40°
Traverse 10°
Muzzle velocity 375 m/s (1,230 ft/s)
Effective firing range 9 km (5.5 mi)

The Canon de 75 M(montagne) modèle 1928 (75 mm mle.28) was a French mountain gun. The guns were also sold to Poland. After 1940, these weapons were used by the Germans as 7.5 cm GebK 283(f). The French used this weapon to equip the artillery batteries of the 4th Moroccan Mountain Division during 1944 and 1945.

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