M.27 (mountain gun)

The 75 mm M.27 was a Norwegian mountain gun used in World War II. Twenty-four of these guns were designed and built by Kongsberg Kanonfabrik to supplement the old 75mm Ehrhardt M.11 guns. There is no record of any use by Nazi Germany after the Norwegian Campaign.

M.27 (mountain gun)
Class Vehicle
Type Towed Artillery
Manufacturer Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace
Origin Norway
Country Name Origin Year
Norway 1927
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Norway 1927 1940 View
ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace 24 View

Type Mountain gun
Place of origin Norway
Service history
In service 1927-1940
Used by  Norway
Wars World War II
Production history
Designer Kongsberg
Manufacturer Kongsberg
Number built 24
Weight 600 kg (1,300 lb)
Barrel length 1.53 m (5 ft) L/20.5
Shell 6.5 kilograms (14 lb)
Caliber 75 mm (2.95 in)
Carriage split trail
Elevation -5° to +47°
Muzzle velocity 395 m/s (1,296 ft/s)
Maximum firing range 8,800 m (9,600 yd)

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