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7 cm Mountain Gun

Discussion in 'Japanese Heavy Weapons' started by warhistory, Oct 14, 2012.

  1. warhistory

    warhistory New Member

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    The 7 cm Mountain Gun was a Japanese ordnance first used in 1883. Because of the relative expense of steel at the time, the gun was produced with a bronze barrel. The 7 cm was used in the First Sino-Japanese War, and was used again in the Russo-Japanese War.

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    Lets have a look on the specification & Specialization of this Gun.

    Caliber: 75 mm
    Barrel Length: 1.00 m
    Elevation: -10 to +21 degrees
    Shell Weight: 4.28 kg
    Muzzle Velocity: 255 m/s
    Weight: 0.256 ton
    Range: 3,000 m
     

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