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  • 114-mm anti-aircraft gun Q. F. 4,5-in

  • Throughout the 1920s and until the early 1930s, the British army has not received heavy caliber anti-aircraft gun in 4, 7 inches (120 mm). And when the Ministry of Finance allocated funds only for the creation of a 3.7-inch (94-mm) guns, it seemed that anything more ground forces can not count.


  • 120mm mortar PM-38 1938

  • Work on regimental 120mm mortar were carried out in KB-led BI Shavyrina since 1931. But in February 1939 the weapon was taken by the Red Army under the designation 120-mm mortar arr.


  • 122mm howitzer M-30 1938

  • To support action rifle divisions required divisional artillery, capable, if necessary, to suppress the enemy batteries. Based on the experience of the First World War in the USSR in the 30s created new artillery system with enhanced range and accuracy.


  • 122mm howitzer arr. Krupp 1909 1909

  • first field howitzer appeared in the Russian army in the early XX century. Artillery support for infantry divisions 76.2 mm guns were not enough and needed more powerful weapon to destroy enemy fortifications in the front strip.


  • 122mm howitzer arr. 1910 1910

  • In 1910, the Russian army was adopted as 122 mm light field howitzer, designed by the French firm Schneider. Its production was maximized at the Obukhov factory, which until 1918 produced 558 of these guns.


  • 122mm gun A-19

  • heavy field artillery in the years of the First World War was divided into divisional and corps. The composition of the body includes long-range 100-110-mm guns and 150-155-mm howitzer, designed to destroy bunkers, surround installations and fortifications, as well as nodes enemy communications.


  • 122 mm self-propelled gun ISU-122

  • Once at the end of 1943 came armed with heavy tank IS-1, based on it decided to create a fully-armored self-propelled. Initially, it met some difficulties: it IS-1 body had markedly narrower than the KV-1S, based on which in 1943 was created heavy self-propelled gun SU-152 with 152-mm howitzer-gun.


  • 122 mm self-propelled gun SU-122

  • October 19, 1942 GKO decided to create a self-propelled guns - light with 37-mm and 76-mm guns and medium with 122-mm gun. Prototyping medium SPG was assigned to Uralmashplant and plant number 592 Commissariat weapons.


  • 127-mm gun 60-pdr

  • Gun Mk. I 60-pound (127 mm or 5 inches) was another development that occurred after the war in South Africa, where the British were unable to oppose anything Boer 155 mm (6.1 inch) gun, nicknamed their Long Tom.


  • 128-mm antitank gun Rak.44

  • After numerous defeats Germany on all fronts, in autumn 1944, the country began the reorganization of the army and the first artillery pieces. German artillery along the lines of the Red Army at the beginning of the reduced artillery brigades, and then in the body, is in reserve G.H.Q.. In January 1945, the Wehrmacht has eight teams and twelve artillery corps, armed as light and heavy guns.


  • 128-mm self-propelled antitank Jägdtiger

  • Following tradition, which was to use the armament of the tank for its alteration in ACS by setting it on the chassis of a larger caliber gun, the Germans immediately saw the potential heavy Tiger II self-propelled.


  • 128-mm self-propelled gun Pz. SFL. V

  • idea of creating a heavy self-propelled assault gun belonged to Hitler, and at a meeting at the Berghof May 25, 1941, he gave the order to develop two versions of such a gun mount with 105 mm caliber guns and 128 mm. ACS to be used in battles against the British heavy and possibly American tanks, as, according to the German General Staff, by the time the Soviet Union had to leave the game.


  • 128-mm anti-aircraft gun Flak.40

  • 128-mm anti-aircraft gun Flak-40 entered service in late 1941. It was intended for the protection of critical facilities in the Third Reich came in part Luftwaffe anti-aircraft and Navy.


  • 140-mm gun B. L. 5,5-in

  • Gun Mk 2 BL 5,5-inch was developed to replace the British 60-pounder guns, and the caliber of 5.5 inches (140 mm) was chosen in order to give better ballistic projectile shape. Initially to compensate for the weight of a heavy barrel gun was supposed to provide special pneumohydraulic mechanism, but it has spawned a number of problems, and as a result have been used instead of the usual pnevmogidravliki spring balancing device, which significantly horns rose above the barrel.


  • 149-mm howitzer Skoda 1914

  • Howitzer Skoda 149-mm (5.86-inch) in 1914 belonged to the field howitzer medium-range, had a fairly solid construction and very much like other similar models of the time. During the First World War it was one of the standard artillery systems of the Austro-Hungarian army, adapted for long-distance transport.


  • 150 mm howitzer Type 96 1936

  • Japanese Imperial army began equipping with modern weapons in the early XX century, and during this period, the country appeared heavy artillery. Just before the start of World War II in Japan, there are three types of howitzers of 150 mm, one 150-mm gun Type 89 and two types of guns larger caliber 240 mm howitzer and 410-mm mortar.


  • 150-mm self-propelled howitzer Bison 1942

  • Even before I went to a series Sturmpanzer I, already had plans to develop an improved version based on the chassis and components Panzer II. Panzer II is already obsolete by 1941, but a large number of tanks of this type issued, making them a great base for a variety of upgrades and alterations.


  • 150-mm self-propelled howitzer Hummel Hummel 1943

  • last heavy self-propelled artillery installation, designed by Alkett became 150 mm howitzer mounted on a special chassis GW III / IV, as in the case of self-propelled gun Nashorn, the engine was placed in front, thus reducing the height of the fighting compartment.


  • 150-mm self-propelled howitzer sIG-33

  • SIG-33 self-propelled howitzer was used to strengthen the German infantry battalions in World War II. The first version of the machine appeared during the French campaign, in May 1940 and was an ordinary heavy infantry howitzer sIG-33 mounted on the chassis of the PzKpfw-I and equipped with armored shields to protect the crew.


  • 150-mm self-propelled howitzer StuIG.33

  • After unsuccessful military trials on the Eastern Front assault II self-propelled guns Shturmpantser chairman Armored Division, Ministry of weapons and ammunition FA Porsche proposed a new self-propelled guns with 150-mm gun sIG 33, placed in a fully armored conning tower.


  • 150-mm self-propelled howitzer Sturmpanzer II

  • During 1941 the foundation of German troops were armored tanks Pz-III and assault gun StuG-III, an armed 75-mm cannon. This was considered sufficient until the Wehrmacht conducted primarily offensive operations.


  • 150-mm self-propelled howitzer Sturmpanzer IV Brummbär (Shturmpantser Brummber IV) 1943

  • In early 1942, the company was ordered Alkett draft a new Sturmpanzer (Assault Tank), in cooperation with Krupp. The prototype was made using an improved chassis of the Panzer IV. While other models of assault weapons, such as Sturmhaubitze 42 (Sd. Kfz.


  • 150-mm infantry gun sIG.33

  • Along with LeIG 18 sIG.33 gun was the primary infantry weapon of the German army. Before World War II, each regiment Infantry Division of the Wehrmacht had before six 75-mm guns and two 18 LeIG 150mm sIG.33. No army in the world did not have the time infantry guns of large caliber.


  • 150-mm field howitzer sFH.18 1918

  • Before the Second World War in the Artillery Regiment Infantry Division entered the Wehrmacht heavy artillery, equipped with 12 150-mm howitzers sFH.18. Instruments of this type were also armed with separate divisions RGC Germany.


  • 150-mm rocket launcher Nedbelwerfer.41 (Nebelverfer 41) 1941

  • Versailles Treaty forbade Germany to have modern types of weapons, but with the passage of time and its apparent shortcomings. For example, in the articles of the Treaty was no talk about missile systems, and the Germans in the early 30s safely engaged in the development of rocket artillery.


  • 150 mm self-propelled rocket launcher Panzerwerfer (Pantserverfer) 1942

  • six-barreled rocket launchers Nebelverfer 41, applied since 1941, had a fairly small range and is usually located near the front line. To cover their battle positions in the event of breakthrough enemy tanks often isolated by conventional gun.


  • 152mm howitzer B. L. 6-in 1915

  • Before the First World War, the role of heavy artillery in England, France and Russia underestimated, but in the hands of the German gunners large caliber guns and howitzers quickly showed its effectiveness in the fight against the French and Belgian fortresses.


  • 152-mm howitzer D-January 1943

  • Experience the unification and standardization of various artillery systems allowed the Soviet designers as soon as possible to create new types of tools necessary for arming the army.


  • 152 mm Howitzer M-October 1938

  • 152mm howitzer M-10 was designed in the Bureau of Plant number 172 under FF Petrov. Technical design of the M-10 was sent to the Artillery Administration for approval by August 1, 1937.


  • 152mm howitzer arr. 1910 1910

  • field Considerable attention has been given heavy artillery in Russia after the Russian-Japanese war of 1904-1905, when it was revealed that in a positional fights for a successful offensive infantry regiments and battalions was necessary first to suppress pillboxes and enemy fortifications.




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