A howitzer /ˈhaʊw.ɪts.ər/ is a type of artillery piece characterized by a relatively
short barrel and the use of comparatively small propellant charges to propel ...
Sep 12, 2008 ... 155mm howitzer US army firing some rounds .... You should try the old M-114
series howitzer, it lives up to the nick name 'The Pig' !!....I've also ...
Howitzer definition, a cannon having a comparatively short barrel, used
especially for firing shells at a high angle of elevation, as for reaching a target
The M198 155mm howitzer is a towed field artillery piece of a split trail carriage
design. The M198 is equipped with a double baffle muzzle brake and a variable.
The distinction originates from the days of cannon, where you had three basic
types: guns, which had long barrels and relatively flat trajectories; howitzers,
A relatively short cannon that delivers shells at a medium muzzle velocity, usually
by a high trajectory. [Dutch houwitser, from German Haubitze, alteration of ...
Marines on the ground rely on the Marines by their side, but they also depend on
Marine support from long range. The M777 Lightweight 155mm howitzer ...
The howitzer was invented by the Dutch in the seventeenth century to throw
larger projectiles (usually bombs) than could the field pieces, in a high trajectory
Large calibre weapons, 155 mm howitzers for instance, are usually equipped
with muzzle brakes. The purpose of these brakes is to reduce the recoil impulse
Define howitzer: a large gun that is used to fire shells high into the air for a short