Skoda 75 mm Model 1928

The Skoda 75 mm Model 1928 (75 mm M.28) was a mountain gun manufactured by Skoda Works and exported to Yugoslavia. It was a modernized version of the Skoda 75 mm Model 15. The gun typically had a 75 mm barrel; however, it could be fitted with a 90 mm barrel. The Wehrmacht redesignated these guns as 7.5 cm GebK 28 (in Einheitslafette mit 9 cm GebH) or 7.5 cm GebK 285(j). The gun crew was protected by an armoured shield.

Skoda 75 mm Model 1928
Class Vehicle
Type Towed Artillery
Manufacturer Skoda
Origin Czechoslovakia
Country Name Origin Year
Czechoslovakia 1928
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
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Czechoslovakia 1928 View
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ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
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Type Mountain gun
Place of origin Czechoslovakia
Service history
Used by  Albania
 Yugoslavia
 NDH
 Nazi Germany
Wars World War II
Production history
Designer Skoda
Manufacturer Skoda
Specifications
Weight 700 kg (1,500 lb)
Barrel length 1.34 m (4 ft 5 in) L/18
Shell 6.3 kilograms (14 lb)
Caliber 75 mm (2.95 in)
Carriage box trail
Elevation -8° to +50°
Traverse
Rate of fire 4 rpm
Muzzle velocity 425 m/s (1,394 ft/s)
Maximum firing range 8,700 m (9,500 yd)

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