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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 ...

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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 | Define Howitzer at Dictionary.com

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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 behind ...

M198 Howitzer | Military.com

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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.

What is the difference between a field gun and a Howitzer? - Quora

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The distinction originates from the days of cannon, where you had three basic types: guns, which had long barrels and relatively flat trajectories; howitzers, which ...

Howitzer - definition of howitzer by The Free Dictionary

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A relatively short cannon that delivers shells at a medium muzzle velocity, usually by a high trajectory. [Dutch houwitser, from German Haubitze, alteration of ...

M777 Howitzer | Marines.com

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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 ...

Cannon - Howitzers

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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  ...

Artillery - Guns and Howitzers

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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 on ...

Howitzer | Definition of Howitzer by Merriam-Webster

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Define howitzer: a large gun that is used to fire shells high into the air for a short distance.

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how·itz·er
[hou-it-ser]
NOUN [ORDNANCE.]
1.
a cannon having a comparatively short barrel, used especially for firing shells at a high angle of elevation, as for reaching a target behind cover or in a trench.
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