Skoda 75 mm Model 1936

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Skoda 75 mm Model 1936
TypeMountain gun
Place of originCzechoslovakia
Service history
WarsWorld War II
Production history
DesignerSkoda
ManufacturerSkoda
Variants76 mm mountain gun M1938
Specifications
Mass785 kg (1,731 lb)
Barrel length1.43 m (4 ft 8 in) L/18.7[1]

Shell weight6.23 kg (13.7 lb)
Caliber75 mm (2.95 in)
BreechVertical sliding-wedge
CarriageBox-trail
Elevation-8° to +65°
Traverse[1]
Rate of fire4 rpm
Muzzle velocity495 m/s (1,620 ft/s)
Maximum firing range10 km (6.2 mi)[1]

The Skoda 75 mm Model 1936 (75 mm M.36) was a mountain gun manufactured by Skoda Works, in Czechoslovakia, and a variant was produced in Soviet Union (as the 76 mm mountain gun M1938). Skoda also produced a handful of the 76.2 mm variant. For transport, the gun could be broken down into 3 sections, and further broken down into ten loads. The gun crew was protected by an armoured shield.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Chamberlain, Peter (1975). Infantry, mountain, and airborne guns. Gander, Terry. New York: Arco. p. 10. ISBN 0668038195. OCLC 2067391.