Skoda 105 mm Model 1939

The Skoda 105 mm Model 1939 (105 mm M.39) was a mountain gun, manufactured by Skoda Works as a companion piece for the 75 mm M.39. This was a revised version of the 100 mm M.16 and 100 mm M.16/19. Like them it was broken down into three loads, each towed by a pair of horses, for transport.

Skoda 105 mm Model 1939
Class Vehicle
Type Towed Artillery
Manufacturer Skoda
Origin Czechoslovakia
Country Name Origin Year
Czechoslovakia 1939
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Afghanistan View
Czechoslovakia 1939 1945 View
Romania View
ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
Skoda View

Type Mountain gun
Place of origin Czechoslovakia
Service history
In service 1939-1945?
Used by  Romania
 Afghanistan
Wars World War II
Production history
Designer Skoda
Manufacturer Skoda
Specifications
Weight 1,400 kg (3,100 lb)
Barrel length 2.51 m (8 ft 3 in) L/23.9
Shell 15 kilograms (33 lb)
Caliber 105 mm (4.13 in)
Carriage box trail
Elevation -7° 30' to +70°
Traverse
Muzzle velocity 450 m/s (1,476 ft)
Maximum firing range 11,000 m (12,000 yd)

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