Canon Court de 105 M(montagne) modele 1909 Schneider

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Canon Court de 105M(montagne) modèle 1909 Schneider
Type Mountain gun
Place of origin France
Service history
In service  France
 Nazi Germany
Production history
Manufacturer Schneider et Cie
Produced 1909
Specifications
Weight Combat: 730 kg (1,609 lbs)
Travel: 750 kg (1,653 lbs)
Barrel length 1.1 m (3 ft 7 in) L/10.5[1]

Shell weight 12 kg (26.4 lbs)
Caliber 105 mm (4.1 in)
Breech horizontal sliding block
Carriage split trail
Elevation 0° to 60°
Traverse [1]
Muzzle velocity 300 m/s (984 ft/s)
Effective firing range 6,000 m (6,561 yds)[1]

The Canon Court de 105 M(montagne) modèle 1909 Schneider (105 mm mle.1909) was a French mountain gun, manufactured by Schneider et Cie. According to Kennblätter fremden Geräts, Germany used the former French gun as the 10.5 cm GebH 343(f). The gun could be towed by a horse or mule.[1]

According to Russian sourсes the 105 M Mle 1909 was evaluated and found suitable for Russian use, but needed to be rebuilt to accept 107mm Russian ammunition and was never used by Russian army. (Encyclopedia of the Soviet Artillery by Shirokorad A. B. and others).

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Chamberlain, Peter (1975). Infantry, mountain, and airborne guns. Gander, Terry. New York: Arco. p. 20. ISBN 0668038195. OCLC 2067391. 

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