21cm / 24cm Paris-Geschutz (Paris Gun) Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1918
Type: Long-Range, Super-Heavy Railway Gun
National Origin: Imperial Germany
Manufacturer(s): Krupp - Imperial Germany
Design (Crew Space, Dimensions, Weight, and Systems)
Operating Crew: 80
Length: 111.55 feet (34.00 meters)
Operating Weight: 256 tons (232,239 kg; 511,999 lb)
Nuclear / Biological / Chemical Protection: None.
Nightvision Equipment: None.
Installed Power and Standard Road Performance
Engine(s): None. This is a towed artillery piece.
Engagement Range: 81 miles (130 km)
Armament and Ammunition
1 x 211mm gun barrel
1 x 238mm gun barrel
Dependent upon ammunition carrier.
Global Operators / Customers
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
Paris Gun - General Weapon Name
Paris-Geschutz - German Translation
Kaiser Wilhelm Geschutz - Alternative German Name