Canon de 105 court mle 1934 Schneider

The Canon de 105 court modèle 1934 Schneider was a French howitzer used in World War II. Captured weapons were used by the German Heer as the 10.5 cm leFH 324(f). It was a conservative design by Schneider et Cie. Production was slow with only 144 built by the beginning of the Battle of France. A more advanced 105 mm howitzer design, the Canon de 105 court mle 1935 B, was produced by the State Arsenal at Bourges, and was ordered in larger numbers. 70 105 mm howitzers mod. 1934 Schneider bought by Lithuania (105 mm 1934 m. haubica) in 1937.

Canon de 105 court mle 1934 Schneider
Class Vehicle
Type Towed Artillery
Manufacturer Schneider-Creusot
Production Period 1935 - 1940
Origin France
Country Name Origin Year
France 1935
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
France 1935 1945 View
ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
Schneider-Creusot 1935 1940 View

Type howitzer
Place of origin France
Service history
In service 1935-1945
Used by  France
 Nazi Germany
Wars World War II
Production history
Designer Schneider
Manufacturer Schneider
Produced 1935-1940
Weight 1,722 kg (3,796 lb)
Barrel length 2.09 metres (6 ft 10 in)
Caliber 105 mm (4.13 in)
Carriage split trail
Elevation -8° to 43°
Traverse 45°
Rate of fire 5 rpm
Muzzle velocity 465 m/s(1,525 ft/s)
Maximum firing range 10,700 metres (11,700 yd)

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