10.5 cm leFH 16 file photo [26303]

10.5 cm leFH 16 Field Gun

Country of OriginGermany
TypeField Gun
Caliber105.000 mm
Barrel Length2,310.000 mm
Weight1525.000 kg
Ammunition Weight14.81 kg
Rate of Fire4 rounds/min
Range9,225 m
Muzzle Velocity395 m/s

Contributor:

ww2dbase10.5 cm leichte Feldhaubitze 16 field howitzers, designed by the arms manufacturer Krupp, were first introduced into the Germany military in 1916. At the end of WW1, a number of them were given to Belgium as reparations. When Belgium was conquered by Germany in WW2, those surviving examples that were taken back into German service were redesignated 10.5 cm leFH 327 (b).

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10.5 cm leFH 16 gun in a coastal defense role in northern France, 1944




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10.5 cm leFH 16 gun in a coastal defense role in northern France, 1944




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