A howitzer /ˈhaʊw.ɪts.ər/ is a type of artillery piece characterized by a relatively
short barrel .... The heaviest (later called "medium siege howitzers") had calibers ...
In the system, the 12-pdr gun and the 6-inch howitzer are both field artillery, ...
These portable cannons lugged around on a carriage were called field cannons.
Is it true that by WW2 and possibly earlier this type of weapon was called a
howitzer and mortars were small indirect fire artillery pieces carried by infantry?
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Jun 29, 2014 ... Guojun M1 type 240 mm howitzer, is provided by the United States in the 1960s,
deployed on Kinmen ... this is Taiwan, why is it called kinmen.
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
Feb 16, 2002 ... Thus a 12-pdr gun was called that because it fired a solid round shot weighing 12
pounds. With the development of howitzers in the 17th ...
All the Mountain Howitzers used the same bronze tube, but it took some ... The
last model was called the Second ... resulting gun was called a Howitzer, a.
( like the 12 pound Mountain Howitzer Cannon ) Artillery cannons with rifled
barrels were described in the "inch" of their bore diameters and called "Guns." (
like a ...
The 10,5 cm field gun/howitzer of the Dutch army was the only really modern ... to
houfnice], the English called it "howitzer" and the Dutch called it "houwitser".
In September 1987, the main board gave approval to build two prototypes of the
system, which is today called the 155 mm Lightweight Howitzer. Both were ...