Military Factory

Artillery Weapon Systems - Towed or Otherwise

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 12/11/2015

Since the first projectile was launched at an enemy in warfare, artillery has proven a critical component to battlefield success.





There are a total of (146) Artillery Weapon Systems - Towed or Otherwise in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin. This listing includes field guns, howitzers, special artillery systems, railway guns, anti-aircraft guns, towable rocket projectors, fixed guns and those systems with a limited self-propelled capability.




1916
10.5-cm leFH 16
When the once-fluid fronts of World War 1 degraded into trench warfare, all sides sought methods for... [Read More]
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1944
10.5-cm leFH 18/40
The 10.5-cm leFH 18/40 light howitzer appeared alongside the existing leFH 18 and the leFH 18M serie... [Read More]
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1950
100mm KS-19
Before the arrival of surface-to-air, anti-aircraft missiles, nations depended on simple artillery-b... [Read More]
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1944
100mm Model 1944 (BS-3)
The field gun has long remained a staple of any successful land force. Napoleon utilized his pieces ... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the 100mm Model 1944 (BS-3)

1942
12.8cm FlaK 40
The 128mm FlaK 40 was one of the largest anti-aircraft weapon systems employed by the Germans in Wor... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the 12.8cm FlaK 40

1940
120mm Gun M1
The advent of aircraft as effective tools of war in World War 1 prompted the need for ground-based a... [Read More]
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1963
122mm Model 1963 (D-30 / 2A18)
The D-30 122mm howitzer became the standard Soviet artillery battlefield system in 1963, replacing t... [Read More]
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1950
130mm Air Defense Gun KS-30
Developed in the latter part of the 1940s, the KS-30 130mm Air Defense Gun was utilized by the Sovie... [Read More]
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1954
130mm Model 1954 (M-46)
The M-46 (formal designation of "130mm Towed Field Gun M1954) was a Soviet Cold War-era battlefield ... [Read More]
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1937
152mm Model 1937 (ML-20)
The Russian Empire held a working relationship with French military industry prior to World War 1. T... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the 152mm Model 1937 (ML-20)

1943
152mm Model 1943 (D-1)
As barrel rifling and efficient recoil and breech mechanisms became widely accepted, national armies... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the 152mm Model 1943 (D-1)

1955
152mm Model 1955 (D-20)
The M1955 was developed in the 1950's to late to be deployed in the Great Patriotic War 1939-1945. H... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the 152mm Model 1955 (D-20)

2002
155mm Panter (Panther)
Many modern armies revolve around the tried-and-true doctrine of strong artillery and air support to... [Read More]
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1917
15cm Kanone 16 (15cm K16)
Field guns of all types were used by all sides in World War 1 in an attempt to break down fortificat... [Read More]
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1938
15cm Kanone 18 (15cm K18)
The 15cm Kanone 18 series of long-barreled heavy artillery was developed during the German military ... [Read More]
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1939
15cm Kanone 39 (15cm K39)
There proved two major artillery manufacturers for the German Army throughout both World wars, these... [Read More]
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1941
15cm Nebelwerfer 41 (15cm NbW 41)
Rocket design work by German engineers persisted throughout the 1920s and 1930s, leading to adoption... [Read More]
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1914
15cm sFH 13 (15cm schwere Feldhaubitze 13)
The sFH 13 series heavy field howitzer was of German origin and saw combat throughout World War 1 an... [Read More]
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1933
15cm sFH 18 (15cm schwere Feldhaubitze 18)
The 15-cm schwere Feldhaubitze 18 (sFH 18) became the standard 149mm howitzer for German Army divisi... [Read More]
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1936
15cm sIG 33 (Schweres Infanterie Geschutz 33)
The German Army fielded all manner of artillery during World War 2 (1939-1945) - field guns, howitze... [Read More]
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1941
17cm Kanone 18 (17cm K18)
Adolf Hitler and his Germany had always held a fondness for big, powerful weapons and heavy howitzer... [Read More]
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1955
180mm Gun S-23 (180mm Nywka C-23)
The S-23 was a heavy gun to be used in Europe if the Cold War got hot. It was available to Soviet a... [Read More]
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1932
203mm Howitzer Model 1931 (B-4)
The Soviet Army of World War 2 showcased a variety of large-caliber, heavy field guns during its mar... [Read More]
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1940
20mm Oerlikon
The birth of the storied Swiss Oerlikon 20mm automatic anti-aircraft cannon was actually in Imperial... [Read More]
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1918
21cm / 24cm Paris-Geschutz (Paris Gun)
The "Paris Gun" was one of Germany's several "big guns" featured during World War 1. It was original... [Read More]
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1938
21cm Kanone Eisenbahnlafette (21cm K12(E))
Because of the established railroad infrastructure of Europe during World War 1 (1914-1918), the rai... [Read More]
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1916
21cm Morser 16 (21cm Mrs 16)
Due to the particular time period in history and the nature of trench warfare in general, artillery ... [Read More]
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1939
21cm Morser 18 (21cm Mrs 18)
The German Army made heavy use of artillery during its march across Europe during World War 2 (1939-... [Read More]
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1942
21cm Nebelwerfer 42 (21cm NbW 42)
The 21-cm Nebelwerfer 42 (translating to "smoke-thrower" or "smoke launcher" and also known under t... [Read More]
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1939
24cm Kanone 3 (24cm K3)
Before going to war with Europe to begin World War 2 (1939-1944), the German military understood the... [Read More]
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1940
25mm Air Defense Gun 72-K (M1940)
The Soviets had signed a secret non-aggregation pact with Nazi Germany on August 23rd, 1939 that cam... [Read More]
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1941
28/32cm Nebelwerfer 41 (28/32cm NbW 41)
... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the 28/32cm Nebelwerfer 41 (28/32cm NbW 41)

1975
2A36 Giatsint-B (Hyacinth)
Beginning in the late 1960s, the Soviet engineers began design and development of a new 152mm towed ... [Read More]
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1989
2A45 Sprut (Kraken)
For decades the Russian / Soviet Army had placed a premium on effective artillery pieces for effecti... [Read More]
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1987
2A65 Msta-B
Introduced in 1987 - the last few years of the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the West - was ... [Read More]
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1935
2cm FlaK 30
The manufacturing automotive and defense firm of Rheinmetall-Borsig was given a defense contract by ... [Read More]
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1911
30.5cm Belagerungsmorser (Schlanke Emma)
While much of the heavy artillery fanfare of World War 1 (1914-1918) goes to the German Empire's "Bi... [Read More]
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1943
30cm Nebelwerfer 42 (30cm NbW 42)
The 30cm Nebelwerfer 42 (NbW 42) was another German-designed and developed rocket projector of World... [Read More]
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1939
35.5cm Haubitze M.1 (35.5-cm H M.1)
When the German conquest of Europe in World War 2 was being drawn up, its warplanners recognized the... [Read More]
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1932
40mm Bofors
Along with the Swiss 20mm Oerlikon, the Swedish 40mm Bofors became one of the most successful light ... [Read More]
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1914
42cm Type M-Gerat 14 L/12 (Big Bertha)
The Big Bertha was a German initiative set into action before World War 1 (1914-1918). The Germans, ... [Read More]
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1877
42-Line Field Gun Model 1877
Like other global powers that committed to World War 1 (1914-1918), the Imperial Russian Army went i... [Read More]
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1937
45mm Model 1937 (53-K)
During its modernization initiative of the 1930s, the Soviet Army purchased a batch of the German Rh... [Read More]
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1942
45mm Model 1942 (M-42)
As the effectiveness of the Soviet 45mm anti-tank gun Model 1937 dwindled in the face of newer Germa... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the 45mm Model 1942 (M-42)

1936
5cm FlaK 41
During World War 2 (1939-1945), ground-based Anti-Aircraft (AA) defense ranged across several establ... [Read More]
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1915
6-Inch 26 cwt
The 6-inch 26 cwt howitzer was developed during World War 1 and was still in service at the beginnin... [Read More]
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1932
7.5cm leichtes Infanteriegeschutz 18
While no longer a major component of today's infantry units, the infantry support gun was a battlefi... [Read More]
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1916
7.7cm Feldkanone 16 (FK16)
The Imperial German Army adopted the 7.7cm FK 96 field gun in 1896 though this system was almost imm... [Read More]
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1896
7.7cm Feldkanone 96 (FK96)
Artillery firepower still reigned supreme over the battlefields of World War 1 despite the arrival o... [Read More]
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1943
75mm Resita Model 1943
The 75mm Resita Model 1943 anti-tank gun was brought about to give the Romanian military a locally-p... [Read More]
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1939
76mm Divisional Gun Model 1939 (M1939)
The 76mm Divisional Gun M1939 was developed to replace the 76mm Divisional Gun M1936 (F-22) system o... [Read More]
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1900
76mm Gun Model 1900 (M1900)
By the end of the 19th Century, the Imperial Russian Army was looking to upgrade a growingly obsolet... [Read More]
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1934
8.8cm FlaK 18 / FlaK 36 / FlaK 37 (German 88)
After World War 1 concluded in the armistice of November of 1918, the German Empire was held largely... [Read More]
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1943
8.8cm FlaK 41
Leading up to World War 2, no other nation was seemingly on the same technological edge as the Germa... [Read More]
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1939
85mm Air Defense Gun Model 1939 (M1939) (KS-12 / 52-K)
Throughout the 1930s, aircraft development was evolving by leaps and bounds across the world. As suc... [Read More]
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1944
85mm Air Defense Gun Model 1944 (M1944) (KS-18)
The 85mm M1944 air defense gun (or "Model 1944" and also known as "KS-18") was nothing more than the... [Read More]
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1946
85mm Model 1946 (D-44)
The Soviet counter offenses against German positions during World War 2 (1939-1945) placed a premium... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the 85mm Model 1946 (D-44)

1898
9cm Feldkanone M75/96
The Austro-Hungarian Army relied on a vast collection of artillery systems for its part in World War... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the 9cm Feldkanone M75/96

1950
AZP S-60
The S-60 was designed primarily as a 57mm single-barreled, towed, anti-aircraft defense system. The... [Read More]
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1935
Cannone da 47/32 M35
Based on an original Austrian design (by Bohler), the Cannone da 47/32 M35 was an Italian licensed-p... [Read More]
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1913
Cannone da 65/17 modello 13
In 1913, the Italian Army adopted a 65mm towed mountain gun artillery system intended for its specia... [Read More]
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1906
Cannone da 75/27 modello 06
Prior to World War 1, the Italian Army obtained a license production deal with the German concern of... [Read More]
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1977
Canon 155mm L33 Modelo Argentino
A conventional large-caliber artillery piece by all accounts, the 155mm L33 modello Argentino towed ... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Canon 155mm L33 Modelo Argentino

1916
Canon d Infanterie de 37 Modele 1916 TRP (37mm mle 1916)
... [Read More]
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1913
Canon de 105 mle 1913 Schneider (L13S)
The Canon de 105 mle 1913 Schneider was a French artillery development with origins in a Russian Arm... [Read More]
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1917
Canon de 155 C modele 1917 Schneider
The Canon de 155 C modele 1917 Schneider was a standardized French Army heavy field howitzer receivi... [Read More]
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1917
Canon de 155 GPF mle 1917
Looking to fulfill a long-range heavy artillery requirement during World War 1 (1914-1918), the Fren... [Read More]
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1897
Canon de 75 modele 1897
One of the finest artillery pieces of her time and the first "true" modern artillery system adopted ... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Canon de 75 modele 1897

1983
Denel G5 155mm
During much of the Cold War, apartheid reigned in South Africa. This official policy movement - with... [Read More]
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1813
Dutch Bronze 6-Pounder Field Gun
Field guns were increasingly used throughout much of the modern world by the time of Napoleon's conq... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Dutch Bronze 6-Pounder Field Gun

1993
FH-2000
... [Read More]
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1988
FH-88
With its adoption in 1988, the FH-88 series of 155mm field howitzer became the first indigenously de... [Read More]
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1975
GC-45
... [Read More]
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1936
Krupp K5 (Anzio Annie)
During World War 1, the Krupp concern - a German industrial steel and weapons manufacturer - produce... [Read More]
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1976
L118 Light Gun (Gun, 105mm, Field, L118)
The L118 "Light Gun" is the 105mm howitzer of choice for the British Army and has served its Parachu... [Read More]
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1944
Little David
In 1944, the United States War Department was planning for the invasion of the Japanese mainland and... [Read More]
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1927
M1 Pack Howitzer / M116
The M1A1 Pack Howitzer was the standard howitzer for American forces in World War 2. The Pack design... [Read More]
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1941
M114 155mm (155mm Howitzer M1)
Prior to its use of the M198 howitzer of 1979, the United States military (and many of its allies) r... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the M114 155mm (155mm Howitzer M1)

1940
M115 (8-Inch Howitzer M1)
As with World War 1 decades before, World War 2 itself was a war of big guns and the United States c... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the M115 (8-Inch Howitzer M1)

1918
M1918 155 GPF
The 155mm (6.10 in) field gun was originally designed and built by France during World War I under ... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the M1918 155 GPF

1953
M21 4.5in (114mm) Rocket Launcher
The portable mass rocket launcher was realized in World War 2 with the Allies, Germans and Soviets a... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the M21 4.5in (114mm) Rocket Launcher

1943
M3 (105mm Howitzer M3)
World War 2 gave rise to the airborne trooper - light infantry airdropped into enemy territory for t... [Read More]
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1940
M3 37mm AT
Even before World War 2, the United States Army had already begun development of an anti-tank gun. T... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the M3 37mm AT

1943
M45 Quadmount (Maxson)
As Allied forces continued their march against Berlin in the West of Europe during World War 2 (1939... [Read More]
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1939
M59 (M2 Long Tom)
When the American military went to Europe in World War 1 in 1917 they were in short supply of just a... [Read More]
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2005
M777 UFH (Ultra-lightweight Field Howitzer)
The M777 "Ultra-lightweight Field Howitzer" (UFH) was developed as a private venture (under Vickers ... [Read More]
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1841
Model 1841 6-Pounder (Gun)
The United States Army adopted a new standardized 6-pounder field gun in 1841 as the aptly-designate... [Read More]
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1841
Model 1841 6-Pounder (Howitzer)
The United States Army adopted the Model 1841 6-pounder field gun in 1841 and this weapon system con... [Read More]
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1841
Model 1841 8-inch Siege Mortar
... [Read More]
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1853
Model 1853 12-Pounder Napoleon
The French Army enjoyed success through the service life of the revolutionary Model 1853 "Napoleon" ... [Read More]
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1857
Model 1857 12-Pounder Napoleon
War planners of the American Civil War were not lost on the value of artillery in their respective c... [Read More]
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1861
Model 1861 10-Pounder Parrott Rifle
Prior to the American Civil War (1861-1865), Robert Parker Parrott served as a captain in the US Arm... [Read More]
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1943
MT-13 (M1943)
The mortar as a weapon is one dating back to about the 12th Century or perhaps even earlier and most... [Read More]
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1918
Navy Gun Car 14-Inch
The Navy Gun Car mounted a single ex-U.S. Navy 14" (360mm) /50 caliber main gun to an armored railwa... [Read More]
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1995
Nexter / GIAT LG1
Nearly all military powers of the world field some form of 105mm light towed artillery piece. For se... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Nexter / GIAT LG1

1979
NORINCO P793 (M1939)
The modern Chinese military is influenced by its partnership with the Soviet Union during the Cold W... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the NORINCO P793 (M1939)

1938
Obice da 210/22 modello 35
The Italian Army did little to keep their artillery inventory modernized after World War 1 (1914-191... [Read More]
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1934
Obice da 75/18 modello 34
... [Read More]
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1916
Ordnance BL 12-inch (Rail)
Because of the proliferation of heavily-fortified structures relied upon by all sides of World War 1... [Read More]
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1916
Ordnance BL 12-inch (Towed)
... [Read More]
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1915
Ordnance BL 12-inch Gun Mk IX
Many of the primary players of World War 1 (1914-1918) fielded some sort of railway artillery - this... [Read More]
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1938
Ordnance BL 4.5-inch
... [Read More]
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1941
Ordnance BL 5.5-inch
During World War 1, British and Commonwealth artillery regiments relied on their trusted BL 6-inch 2... [Read More]
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1905
Ordnance BL 60-Pounder Gun
... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Ordnance BL 60-Pounder Gun

1915
Ordnance BL 9.2-inch
... [Read More]
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1943
Ordnance QF 17-pounder
With full scale war across Europe in full swing, the battle tank was the forefront of any offensive ... [Read More]
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1904
Ordnance QF 18-Pounder
... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Ordnance QF 18-Pounder

1930
Ordnance QF 25-pounder
The British QF 25 pounder (or 25-pdr) was the gun of choice for various nations before, during and a... [Read More]
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1943
Ordnance QF 25-pounder Short (Aust)
Needing a useful howitzer system for supporting Army actions during World War 2 (1939-1945), the Aus... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Ordnance QF 25-pounder Short (Aust)

1936
Ordnance QF 2-pounder
The rather promising Ordnance QF 2-pounder anti-tank gun suffered historically from entering operati... [Read More]
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1887
Ordnance QF 4.7-Inch
... [Read More]
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1942
Ordnance QF 6-pounder
The Ordnance QF 2-pdr anti-tank gun was barely adequate for tackling German tank armor at the start ... [Read More]
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1944
Ordnance QF 95mm Howitzer Mk II
... [Read More]
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1936
PaK 35/36 (PanzerAbwehrKanone 35/36)
The 3.7-cm PaK 35/36 ("PaK" for "PanzerAbwehrKanone") was the standard-issue anti-tank cannon of the... [Read More]
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1940
PaK 38 (PanzerAbwehrKanone 38)
While the 37mm PaK 35/36 anti-tank cannon proved a success during its trial in the Spanish Civil War... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the PaK 38 (PanzerAbwehrKanone 38)

1941
PaK 40 (PanzerAbwehrKanone 40)
By 1939, the German Army had already matched current battlefield conditions with their design and de... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the PaK 40 (PanzerAbwehrKanone 40)

1943
PaK 43 (PanzerAbwehrKanone 43)
There were a series of large-caliber field and anti-tank guns showcased by the German Army during Wo... [Read More]
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1944
PaK 44 (PanzerAbwehrKanone 44)
Requiring a new anti-armor solution to combat the rise in improved Soviet armor along the East Front... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the PaK 44 (PanzerAbwehrKanone 44)

1944
Projector, Rocket 3-inch, No 8 Mk 1 (Land Mattress)
Compared to the Germans and the Soviets, the British (along with the Americans) were late in develop... [Read More]
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1873
Reffye Gun Model 1873 (Canon de Campagne de 5 de Reffye modele 1873)
... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Reffye Gun Model 1873 (Canon de Campagne de 5 de Reffye modele 1873)

1920
Rock Island Arsenal M101
The first prototype was the M1 developed in 1920 by the Rock Island Arsenal. After long trials the M... [Read More]
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1964
Rock Island Arsenal M102
In 1955 the US Army issued a requirement for a new towed light howitzer to replace the M101 which wa... [Read More]
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1989
Rock Island Arsenal M119
The 105mm M119 was originally designed, developed, and built by the Royal Ordnance Factories of Nott... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Rock Island Arsenal M119

1979
Rock Island Arsenal M198
The medium size M198 replaced the well reguarded M114 that was developed in the 1930's. A continuin... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Rock Island Arsenal M198

1930
Skoda 100mm houfnice vz. 30
In 1930, the Czech Army moved on adoption of two new artillery pieces to fulfill the field gun and h... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Skoda 100mm houfnice vz. 30

1936
Skoda 47mm KPUV vz. 36
... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Skoda 47mm KPUV vz. 36

1930
Skoda 76.5mm kanon vz. 30
Second only to Krupp of Germany, Skoda Works of the Austro-Hungarian empire proved itself an instrum... [Read More]
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2005
SLWH Pegasus (Singapore Light Weight Howitzer)
With a growing indigenous military arms industry, Singapore began development of a light 155mm howit... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the SLWH Pegasus (Singapore Light Weight Howitzer)

1970
Soltam M-68
... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Soltam M-68

1975
Soltam M-71
... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Soltam M-71

1955
T-12 AT
... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the T-12 AT

1946
T8 90mm AT
The 90mm Gun T8 was a proposed towed Anti-Tank (AT) gun system intended for service with the United ... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the T8 90mm AT

1942
Type 1 47mm Anti-Tank Gun
The Japanese military was ultimately delivered a series of shortcomings that became readily apparent... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Type 1 47mm Anti-Tank Gun

1905
Type 38 75mm
The Type 38 Field Gun of the Imperial Japanese Army held origins dating back to a German Krupp desig... [Read More]
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1939
Type 55 (M1939)
The M1939 37mm anti aircraft weapon system is based on the Bofors 25mm Model 1933 gun system of 1935... [Read More]
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1954
Type 59 (Field Gun)
The Type 59 is a Chinese license-production copy of the successful Soviet M-46 (also known as the M1... [Read More]
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1963
Type 63 MLRS
During the 1960s, China followed suit with other national powers and adopted a towed artillery proje... [Read More]
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1989
Type 89 155mm
It only made sense for the flourishing Chinese military industry to incorporate a 155mm caliber towe... [Read More]
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1932
Type 90 75mm
The Type 90 was intended as a standardized 75mm field gun for the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) headi... [Read More]
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1932
Type 91 105mm
In an effort to modernize its fighting forces to keep pace with foreign powers, the Japanese were fo... [Read More]
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1760
Verbruggen 3-Pounder
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1941
ZiS-2 (M1941 / M1943)
Like other global military armies of World War 2, the Soviet Army eventually adopted an anti-tank gu... [Read More]
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1942
ZiS-3 (M1942)
One of the key pieces of field artillery available to the Soviet Army during World War 2 (1939-1945)... [Read More]
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1949
ZPU-1
Development of the ZPU-1 began after World War 2 in 1947. The ZPU-1 was nothing more than a single-b... [Read More]
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1949
ZPU-2
Experience in World War 2 (1939-1945) led the Soviet Army to developing small, portable anti-aircraf... [Read More]
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1949
ZPU-4
The ZPU-4 anti-aircraft gun was developed in the post-war Soviet Union, seeing official operational ... [Read More]
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