Canon de 75 modele 1905 Schneider

The Canon de 75 modèle 1905 Schneider was a field gun used by Bulgaria during World War I and World War II. Some 324 had been delivered by the end of 1907 and most were still in service in 1939.

Canon de 75 modele 1905 Schneider
Class Vehicle
Type Towed Artillery
Manufacturer Schneider-Creusot
Origin France
Country Name Origin Year
France 1906
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Bulgaria 1906 1945 View
ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
Schneider-Creusot View

Type Field gun
Place of origin  France
Service history
In service 1906-1945
Used by  Bulgaria
Wars Balkan Wars, World War I,World War II
Production history
Designer Schneider
Manufacturer Schneider
Weight 1,017 kilograms (2,242 lb) (in battery), 1,700 kilograms (3,700 lb) (in travel order)[1]
Barrel length 2.4 metres (7 ft 10 in) L/32 (L/26.5 was rifled)
Shell 6.5 kilograms (14 lb)
Caliber 75 millimetres (3.0 in)
Breech interrupted screw
Recoil hydrospring
Carriage solid trail
Elevation -5° to +16°
Muzzle velocity 500 m/s (1,640 ft/s)
Maximum firing range 8,000 metres (8,700 yd)

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