Haubits m/40

The 10,5 cm Haubits m/40 is a Swedish 105 mm howitzer, which was manufactured by Bofors during World War II.

The howitzer was license manufactured both in Finland and in Switzerland. Today, the gun is mainly used as a training gun by the Estonian army.

Haubits m/40
Class Vehicle
Type Towed Artillery
Manufacturer Bofors
Origin Sweden
Country Name Origin Year
Sweden 1940
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Estonia View
Finland View
Netherlands View
Sweden 1940 View
Switzerland View
Thailand (Siam) View
ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
Bofors 1940 View

Type Howitzer
Place of origin Sweden
Service history
In service 1940-today
Used by  Sweden
Wars World War II
Production history
Designer Bofors
Designed 1937
Manufacturer Bofors
Produced 1940 -
Variants 105 H 37 (Finnish version)
105 H 61-37 (modernized Finnish version)
10.5 cm Hb Model 46 (Swiss version)
Weight 1,970 kg
Length 5.310 m
Crew 7 + 3 reserve
Shell high explosive
Caliber 105 mm
Breech Horizontal sliding-wedge breech or interrupted screwbreech
Carriage Split trail with spades
Elevation -5 to +45 degrees
Traverse 50 degrees
Rate of fire 40 rounds per hour
Maximum firing range 10,900 m

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