Specifications for the
42cm Type M-Gerat 14 L/12 (Big Bertha)
Heavy Siege Gun
Country of Origin: Imperial Germany
Manufacturer: Krupp Armaments Factory - Imperial Germany
Initial Year of Service: 1914
Production Total: 12
Focus Model: 42cm Type M-Gerat 14 L/12 (Big Bertha)
Overall Length: 19.29 ft (5.88 m)
Width: 0.00 ft (0.00 m)
Height: 0.00 ft (0.00 m)
Weight: 47.4 US Short Tons (43,000 kg; 94,799 lb)
Powerplant: None. This is a towed artillery piece. Daimler-Benz tractor for towing in four major components OR across ten rail cars.
Maximum Speed: 0 mph (0 km/h)
Maximum Range: 9 miles (15 km)
NBC Protection: None
1 x 420mm (16.5in) gun barrel
Dependent upon ammunition carrier.
42cm Type M-Gerat 14 L/12 ("Big Bertha") - Base Series Designation; 12 units produced.