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List of field guns

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Field guns are one of two main types of field artillery. Field guns fire a heavy shell on a relatively level trajectory from a longer barrel. This gives very high muzzle velocity and good range performance. Field guns are best for giving long range fire support and counter-battery fire. This list has two categories; field guns that were moved (towed) by horses or vehicles, and guns that could move themselves (self propelled) guns.

Towed field gunsEdit

Caliber (mm) Weapon name Country of origin Period
70 Whitworth rifled breech loader   United States American Civil War
75 Canon de 75 modèle 1897   France World War I / World War II
75 Canon de 75 modèle 1905 Schneider   France World War I / World War II
75 Canon de 75 modèle 1912 Schneider   France World War I
75 Canon de 75 modèle 1914 Schneider   France World War I
75 Canon de 75 mle GP1   Belgium World War I
75 75 mm Gun M1897   United States World War I / World War II
75 Cannone da 75/27 modello 06   Italy World War I / World War II
75 Cannone da 75/27 modello 11   Italy World War I / World War II
75 Cannone da 75/32 modello 37   Italy World War II
75 Canon de 75 mle TR   Belgium World War I / World War II
75 Type 38 75 mm field gun[1]   Japan 2nd Sino-Japanese War
75 Type 41 75 mm cavalry gun[2]   Japan World War I
75 Reffye 75mm cannon   France 1870–1877
75 75 mm Gun M1916   United States World War I
75 75 mm Gun M1917   United States World War I
75 St Chamond 75 mm gun   France World War I
75 Canon de 75 mle GP11   Belgium World War II
75 Canon de 75 mle GP111   Belgium World War II
75 Type 90 75 mm field gun[3]   Japan 2nd Sino-Japanese War
75 Type 95 75 mm field gun[4]   Japan 2nd Sino-Japanese War
75 Canon de 75 modèle 1922 Schneider   France World War II
75 7.5 cm FK 16 nA   Nazi Germany World War II
75 7.5 cm FK 18   Nazi Germany World War II
75 7.5 cm FK 38   Nazi Germany World War II
75 7.5 cm FK 7M85   Nazi Germany World War II
76.2 RBL 12 pounder 8 cwt Armstrong gun   United Kingdom 1860s
76.2 BL 12 pounder 7 cwt gun   United Kingdom 1880s - 1890s
76.2 BL 12 pounder 6 cwt gun   United Kingdom Second Boer War / World War I
76.2 BL 15 pounder 7 cwt gun   United Kingdom Second Boer War / World War I
76.2 QF 12 pounder 8 cwt gun   United Kingdom Second Boer War / World War I
76.2 76 mm gun M1900   Russian Empire World War I
76.2 76 mm divisional gun M1902   Russian Empire World War I
76.2 BLC 15 pounder gun   United Kingdom World War I
76.2 QF 15 pounder Mk.I The Ehrhardt   German Empire World War I
76.2 3-inch M1902 field gun   United States pre–World War I
76.2 QF 13 pounder gun   United Kingdom World War I
76.2 76 mm divisional gun M1902/30   Soviet Union World War II
76.2 76 mm divisional gun M1936 (F-22)   Soviet Union World War II
76.2 76 mm divisional gun M1939 (USV)   Soviet Union World War II
76.2 76 mm divisional gun M1942 (ZiS-3)   Soviet Union World War II
76.5 8 cm Feldkanone M. 99   Austria-Hungary World War I
76.5 8 cm FK M. 5   Austria-Hungary World War I
76.5 8 cm FK M. 17   Austria-Hungary World War I / World War II
76.5 8 cm FK M 18   Austria-Hungary World War I
76.5 8 cm kanon vz. 30   Czechoslovakia World War II
77 7.7 cm FK 96   German Empire
77 7.7 cm FK 96 n.A.   German Empire World War I
77 7.7 cm FK 16   German Empire World War I
83.8 QF 18 pounder gun   United Kingdom World War I / World War II
85 Reffye 85mm cannon   France 1870–1877
85 Canon de 85 modèle 1927 Schneider   France World War II
85 85 mm divisional gun D-44   Soviet Union Modern
87 87 mm light field gun M1877   Russian Empire
87 9 cm Feldkanone M 75/96   Austria-Hungary World War I
90 De Bange 90mm cannon   France 1877- World War I
95 Lahitolle 95 mm cannon   France 1875- World War I
95.3 RBL 20 pounder Armstrong gun   United Kingdom 1860s-1870s
100 100 mm field gun M1944 (BS-3)   Soviet Union World War II
104 10.4 cm Feldkanone M. 15   Austria-Hungary World War I
105 CALIV Cañón Liviano 105L39 105 mm Helitransportable Light Gun   Argentina In development
105 Canon de 105 mle 1913 Schneider   France World War I / World War II
105 Canon de 105 modèle 1925/27 Schneider   France World War II
105 Canon de 105 modèle 1930 Schneider   France World War II
105 Canon de 105 L mle 1936 Schneider   France World War II
105 Indian & Light Field Gun   India Modern
105 Type 14 105 mm cannon[5]   Japan 2nd Sino-Japanese War
105 Type 38 10 cm Cannon   Japan 2nd Sino-Japanese War
105 Type 92 105 mm cannon[6]   Japan 2nd Sino-Japanese War
105 10 cm K 04   German Empire World War I
105 10 cm K 14   German Empire World War I
105 10 cm K 17   German Empire World War I
105 10 cm sK 18   Nazi Germany World War II
105 L118 Light Gun   United Kingdom Modern
105 LG-1 Light Gun   France Modern
105 Bofors 10.5 cm Cannon Model 1927   Sweden World War II
105 Bofors 10.5 cm kanon m/34   Sweden World War II
105 10.5 cm hruby kanon vz. 35   Czechoslovakia World War II
107 42 line gun M1877   Russian Empire
107 107 mm gun M1910   Russian Empire World War I
107 107 mm gun M1910/30   Soviet Union World War II
107 107 mm divisional gun M1940 (M-60)   Soviet Union World War II
114 4.5 inch Mk II Medium   United Kingdom World War II
114 4.5 inch Gun M1   United States World War II
117 M1857 12-Pounder Napoleon Field Gun   United States American Civil War
120 Bofors 12 cm M. 14   Sweden World War II
120 Canone de 120 L mle 1931   Belgium World War II
120 QF 4.7 inch Gun Mk I - IV   United Kingdom Second Boer War / World War I
120 4.7 inch Gun M1906   United States World War I
122 122 mm gun M1931 (A-19)   Soviet Union World War II
122 122 mm gun M1931/37 (A-19)   Soviet Union World War II
127 BL 60 pounder gun   United Kingdom World War I / World War II
130 130 mm towed field gun M1954 (M-46)   Soviet Union Cold War
130 Type 59 field gun   People's Republic of China Cold War
135 Krupp 13.5 cm FK 1909   German Empire World War I
140 BL 5.5 inch Gun   United Kingdom World War II
149.1 Cannone da 149/35 A   Italy World War I / World War II
149.1 Cannone da 149/40 modello 35   Italy World War II
149.1 Skoda K-series   Czechoslovakia World War II
149.1 Skoda Model 1928 Gun   Czechoslovakia World War II
149.1 15 cm L/40 Feldkanone i.R.   German Empire World War I
149.1 15 cm Kanone 18   Nazi Germany World War II
149.1 15 cm Kanone 39   Nazi Germany World War II
149.1 Type 89 150 mm cannon[7]   Japan 2nd Sino-Japanese War
149.3 15 cm Kanone 16   German Empire 1917–1945
152.4 15 cm Autokanone M. 15/16   Austria-Hungary World War I / World War II
152.4 Cannone da 152/45   Italy World War I / World War II
152.4 BL 6 inch Mk VII naval gun   United Kingdom World War I
152.4 BL 6 inch Gun Mk 19   United Kingdom World War I / World War II
152.4 152 mm gun M1910/30   Soviet Union World War II
152.4 152 mm gun M1910/34   Soviet Union World War II
152.4 152 mm gun M1935 (Br-2)   Soviet Union World War II
152.4 152 mm gun 2A36 Giatsint-B / M1976   Soviet Union Cold War
155 Canon de 155 GPF   France World War I World War II
155 Canone de 155 L mle 1924   Belgium World War II
155 155-mm Gun M1 / M2 / M59 Long Tom   United States World War II
155 M198 howitzer   United States Modern
155 M777 howitzer   United Kingdom Modern
155 CITEFA Model 77 155 mm L33 gun   Argentina Modern
155 CALA 30 155 mm L45 gun   Argentina Modern
155 Norinco WAC-021 / W132 / PZL-45   People's Republic of China
155 Wahrendorff gun   Sweden pre–World War I
173 17 cm Kanone 18 in Mörserlafette   Nazi Germany World War II
180 180 mm gun S-23   Soviet Union Cold War
203 8 inch Gun M1   United States World War II

Self-propelled field gunsEdit

Caliber (mm) Weapon name Country of origin Period
75 T12/M3 75 mm GMC   United States World War II
75 SdKfz 234/3 schwerer Panzerspähwagen (7.5cm)   Nazi Germany World War II
75 SdKfz 250/8 leichter Schützenpanzerwagen (7.5cm)   Nazi Germany World War II
75 SdKfz 251/9 mittlerer Schützenpanzerwagen (7.5cm)   Nazi Germany World War II
76.2 SU-12 76.2 mm gun truck   Soviet Union 1932–35
76.2 T-26A artillery support tank   Soviet Union pre–World War II (few built)
76.2 BT-5A artillery support tank   Soviet Union pre–World War II
76.2 BT-7A artillery support tank   Soviet Union pre–World War II
76.2 SU-76   Soviet Union World War II
84 Birch gun   United Kingdom 1920s
105 FV433 Abbot   United Kingdom
149 Semovente 149/40   Italy World War II
152 Gun Carrier Mark I   United Kingdom World War I
155 Bandkanon 1A   Sweden
155 155mm Gun Motor Carriage M40   United States
155 M53 155mm Self-Propelled Gun   United States
155 XM1203 NLOS Cannon   United States Future Combat Systems
155 Norinco SP Gun   People's Republic of China
155 PLZ-45   People's Republic of China
155 Bhim T-6 self-propelled gun   India Modern
155 TAM VCA   Argentina Modern
175 M107   United States Cold War
194 Canon de 194 mle GPF   France World War I - 1930s
203 8in Gun Motor Carriage T93   United States post World War II
240 T92 Howitzer Motor Carriage   United States post World War II

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Notes and referencesEdit

  1. US War Dept. (1944). "Model 38 75 mm field gun," US Technical Manual, Handbook on Japanese Military Forces, p. 221; retrieved 2012-2-18.
  2. Handbook on Japanese Military Forces. U.S. Government Printing Office. 1944. p. 220.
  3. "Model 90 75 mm field gun," pp. 222-223; retrieved 2012-2-18.
  4. "Model 95 75 mm field gun," p. 223; retrieved 2012-2-18.
  5. "Model 14 105 mm cannon," pp. 223-225; retrieved 2012-2-18.
  6. "Model 92 105 mm cannon," pp. 226-228; retrieved 2012-2-18.
  7. "Model 89 150 mm cannon," pp. 225-226; "Japanese Artillery Weapons," CINCPAC-CINCPOA Bulletin 152-45, July 1945; retrieved 2012-2-18.