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    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the 10.5-cm leFH 18/40

    1950
    100mm KS-19
    Before the arrival of surface-to-air, anti-aircraft missiles, nations depended on simple artillery-b... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the 100mm KS-19

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the 120mm Gun M1

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the 122mm Model 1963 (D-30 / 2A18)

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the 130mm Air Defense Gun KS-30

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the 130mm Model 1954 (M-46)

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the 155mm Panter (Panther)

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the 203mm Howitzer Model 1931 (B-4)

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the 21cm / 24cm Paris-Geschutz (Paris Gun)

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the 21cm Kanone Eisenbahnlafette (21cm K12(E))

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the 21cm Nebelwerfer 42 (21cm NbW 42)

    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)
    The German Army of World War 2 (1939-1945) deployed several major types of rocket projectors for its... [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]
    Thumbnail picture of the 2cm FlaK 30

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the 30.5cm Belagerungsmorser (Schlanke Emma)

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the 45mm Model 1937 (53-K)

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the 5cm FlaK 41

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the 8.8cm FlaK 18 / FlaK 36 / FlaK 37 (German 88)

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the 85mm Air Defense Gun Model 1939 (M1939) (KS-12 / 52-K)

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the 85mm Air Defense Gun Model 1944 (M1944) (KS-18)

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the Cannone da 65/17 modello 13

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the Cannone da 75/27 modello 06

    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)
    In 1916, with World War 1 (1914-1918) in full swing, French factories began production of a new weap... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Canon d Infanterie de 37 Modele 1916 TRP (37mm mle 1916)

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the Canon de 155 C modele 1917 Schneider

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the Canon de 155 GPF mle 1917

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the Denel G5 155mm

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the FH-2000

    1988
    FH-88
    With its adoption in 1988, the FH-88 series of 155mm field howitzer became the first indigenously de... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the FH-88

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the Krupp K5 (Anzio Annie)

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the L118 Light Gun (Gun, 105mm, Field, L118)

    1944
    Little David
    In 1944, the United States War Department was planning for the invasion of the Japanese mainland and... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Little David

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the M1 Pack Howitzer / M116

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the M45 Quadmount (Maxson)

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the M59 (M2 Long Tom)

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the Model 1841 6-Pounder (Howitzer)

    1841
    Model 1841 8-inch Siege Mortar
    ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Model 1841 8-inch Siege Mortar

    1853
    Model 1853 12-Pounder Napoleon
    The French Army enjoyed success through the service life of the revolutionary Model 1853 "Napoleon" ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Model 1853 12-Pounder Napoleon

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the Model 1857 12-Pounder Napoleon

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the Model 1861 10-Pounder Parrott Rifle

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the MT-13 (M1943)

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the Navy Gun Car 14-Inch

    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)

    1989
    NORINCO Type 89
    It only made sense for the flourishing Chinese military industry to incorporate a 155mm caliber towe... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the NORINCO Type 89

    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]
    Thumbnail picture of the Obice da 210/22 modello 35

    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]
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    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]
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    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]
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    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]
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    1941
    PaK 40 (PanzerAbwehrKanone 40)
    By 1939, the German Army had already matched current battlefield conditions with their design and de... [Read More]
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    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]
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    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]
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    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]
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    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]
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    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]
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    1936
    Skoda 47mm KPUV vz. 36
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    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]
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    1970
    Soltam M-68
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    1975
    Soltam M-71
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    1955
    T-12 AT
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    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]
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    1942
    Type 1 47mm Anti-Tank Gun
    The Japanese military was ultimately delivered a series of shortcomings that became readily apparent... [Read More]
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    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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    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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