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Tuesday, April 12th 2011, 5:12am

French Mountain Artillery


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Tuesday, April 12th 2011, 9:11pm

Canon de 65M Mle1906
Caliber : 65x167R mm
Barrel length : 1313 mm (1032 mm rifling)
Weight in action : 400kg
Elevation : -10° to +35°
Traverse : 6°
Rate of fire : 18 rpm
Max Range : 6500 m (4.5kg schrapnel / cannister shell and 3.8kg HE shell)
V° : 330 m/s
100 of these guns were in service in the French alpine troops.

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Tuesday, April 26th 2011, 2:09am



Canon de 75M Mle1928 Schneider Mountain Gun
Caliber : 75x190R mm
Barrel length : 1480 mm (1060 mm rifling)
Weight in action : 660kg
Elevation : -11° to +40°
Traverse : 10°
Rate of fire : up to 28 rpm
Max Range : 9000 m
Crew : 1 NCO + 6 men
156 of these guns were in service in the French alpine troops.

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Tuesday, April 26th 2011, 2:10am

Canon de 105M Mle1928 Schneider Mountain Gun
Barrel length : 1260 mm (988 mm rifling)
Weight in action : 745kg
Elevation : 0° to +40°
Traverse : 10°
Rate of fire : 8 rpm
Max Range : 8000 m
Crew : 1 NCO + 6 men
24 of these guns were in service in the French alpine troops.

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Monday, November 9th 2015, 4:18pm

Canon de montagne Modele 1945 Schneider
Weight: 2,030 kg
Length: 4.795 m
Barrel length: 1,890 mm (L18)
Width: 1.855 m
Height: 1.815 m

Caliber: 105mm
Breech: Vertical Sliding Block
Recoil: Hydro-pneumatic
Carriage: Split Trail
Elevation: 65° to -6°
Traverse: 50°
Muzzle velocity: 444 m/s
Maximum firing range: 10,600 m