15 cm Kanone 18 Field Gun

Country of OriginGermany
TypeField Gun
Caliber149.100 mm
Length8,200.000 mm
Weight12760.000 kg
Ammunition Weight43.00 kg
Range24,500 m
Muzzle Velocity890 m/s


ww2dbaseThe 15-cm Kanone 18 heavy guns were designed by Rheinmetall beginning in 1933. They were introduced into the German Army in 1938. Although long ranged, the long length of the guns meant they had to be transported in two sections, making it cumbersome and time-consuming to deploy these artillery pieces.

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Last Major Revision: Apr 2008


German 150-mm artillery position near Cherbourg, France, circa Jul 1944

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German 150-mm artillery position near Cherbourg, France, circa Jul 1944

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