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122 mm howitzer M1910
Ямбург 0024
Type field howitzer
Place of origin Flag of Russia.svg Russian Empire
Service history
Used by Flag of Russia.svg Russian Empire
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Soviet Union
Wars World War 1, Russian Civil War
Production history
Designer Schneider et Cie
Specifications
Barrel length bore:1.53 m (5 ft) L/12.6
overall:1.56 m (5 ft 1 in) L/12.8

Caliber 121.92 mm (4.8 in)
Breech interrupted screw
Recoil hydropneumatic
Carriage single trail
Elevation -3° to 45°
Traverse 4°71́

122 mm howitzer M1910 (Russian: 122-мм гаубица обр. 1910 гг.) was a Russian Empire 121.92 mm (4.8 inch) field howitzer used throughout World War I in large numbers.

Following the defeats of the Russo-Japanese War, Russia sought to modernize some of its equipment, which included the purchase of foreign designed artillery. Seeking new systems from both France and Germany, the 122 mm howitzer M1910 was developed by the French arms manufacturer Schneider et Cie.[1] Russia also bought a very similar system from the German arms manufacturer Krupp, the 122 mm howitzer M1909.

Up to 5,900 pieces were later converted by the Soviet Union into the 122 mm howitzer M1910/30, the most numerous divisional howitzer of the RKKA at the outbreak of Great Patriotic War, it saw service throughout the war.

Weapons of comparable role, performance and eraEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 122 mm howitzer M1910 from Landships

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