Military Factory logo
Icon of F-15 Eagle military combat fighter aircraft
Icon of Abrams Main Battle Tank
Icon of navy warships
Icon of AK-47 assault rifle

Verbruggen 3-Pounder

Light Battalion Gun

The Verbruggen 3-Pounder Light Gun was one of the most common artillery pieces of the American Revolutionary War.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 5/10/2017
National Flag Graphic


Year: 1760
Manufacturer(s): Jan Verbruggen / Woolwich Arsenal - UK
Production: 6,000
Crew: 8
Weight: 0 tons (113 kg; 249 lb)
Power: None. This is a towed artillery piece.
Operators: United Kingdom; United States


1 x 3-pounder (47mm) barrel.

Dependent upon ammunition carrier.

Variants / Models

• Verbruggen 3-Pounder - Base Series Name
Site Disclaimer  |  Privacy Policy  |  Cookies  |  Site Map Site content ©2003-, All Rights Reserved.

The "Military Factory" name and logo are registered ® U.S. trademarks protected by all applicable domestic and international intellectual property laws. All written content, illustrations, and photography are unique to this website (unless where indicated) and not for reuse/reproduction in any form. Material presented throughout this website is for historical and entertainment value only and should not to be construed as usable for hardware restoration, maintenance, or general operation. We do not sell any of the items showcased on this site. Please direct all other inquiries to militaryfactory AT

Part of a network of sites that includes, GlobalFirepower, a data-driven property used in ranking the top military powers of the world, and, the World Directory of Modern Military Aircraft.

Facebook Logo YouTube Logo