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Howitzer - Wikipedia

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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 ...

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

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Dec 23, 2014 ... Trajectory of fire. The distinction originates from the days of cannon, where you had ... These portable cannons lugged around on a carriage were called field cannons. Time passed and cannon's became more and more ...

General information of artillery weapons and shells

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The counter force is called recoil. The firearms are generally divided into two groups, guns with recoil (rifles, pistols, cannons, howitzers etc.) and recoilless guns ...

Howitizer Vs Mortar | War History Fans

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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?

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 ...

Big Guns and Heavy Artillery of the Vietnam War - 15th Field Artillery

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The 8-inch howitzer was the most accurate artillery weapon system in the US ... a 175mm Gun barrel the system designation was then called the model M107.

105 mm field gun [10-veld] [War over Holland - May 1940: the Dutch ...

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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".

MT. HOWITZER - buckstix

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( 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 ...

Self Propelled Howitzer (SPH) - GlobalSecurity.org

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Aug 4, 2015 ... The M777 Howitzer might be called a “gun-howitzer” because it has long barrel ( like a cannon) and can be used in direct and indirect fire.

Mountain Howitzer - National Park Service

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resulting gun was called a Howitzer, a name taken from the Prussians (Ger- mans) and pronounced, “Haubitze”, which means sling or basket. The U.S. began ...