Putilov 76.2mm field gun M. 1900

 

 

 

 

Russian designation :

3 дюймовая (76,2 мм.) полевая пушка обр. 1900 г.

German designation :

7,62 cm Feldkanone L/30 (russ. 00)

Calibre :

76.2mm L/30

Weight of the barrel :

381 kg

Weight of the wheels :

146 kg / 150 kg

Weight of carriage :

655 kg (598 kg for the Horse Artillery)

Weight in action :

966 kg / 1015 kg (970 kg for the Horse Artillery)

Weight of the gun limber :

450 kg (empty)

835 kg (loaded)

Weight in marching order :

1855 kg

Barrel length :

2.286 m

Barrel grooves

number :

24

depth :

0.76 mm

width :

7.19 mm

Height of the line of fire :

980 mm

Russian Shell

 

Cartridge

weight :

1.52 kg

shelled :

8.9 kg

charge :

880 g

Shell weight :

6.5 kg

Shrapnel

weight :

6.50 kg - charge : 85 g

260 bullets x 10.7 g

fuze :

time and percussion weight : 311 g

German Shell

 

Shell weight :

6.8 kg

Muzzle velocity :

588 m/s

Max. range

horizontal :

6400 m / 5500 m

vertical :

5900 m

Elevation :

+ 16 40 / - 6 (+ 70 for guns transformed into Bak)

Traversing angle :

2

Azimuth :

360

Track :

1.47 m

Remarks :

Accelerated firing field gun, with springs, swinging block breech mechanism, traverse on axle. It had not a shield. Many of them were transformed into Bak in Germany.

 

 

 

 

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