Schneider-Canet 75mm mountain gun M. 1907

 

 

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Bulgarian designation :

75-мм скорострелно планинско оръдиеШнайдер

Schneider designation :

Matériel de montagne à tir rapide de 75mm, type MC²

Calibre :

75mm L/16

Weight of the gun :

109 kg

Weight of the breech-block :

12 kg

Weight of the carriage :

397

Weight in action :

506 kg

Barrel length :

1.200 m

Number of barrel grooves :

28

Height of the line of fire :

753 mm (with axle in low position)

1087 mm (with axle in low position)

Shield :

thickness :

4 mm

weight :

68 kg (gun-shield)

42 kg (ammunition shield)

Cartridge

weight :

612 g

shelled :

6.032 kg

charge :

320 kg of Poudre BM3 (French smokeless powder)

H.E. Shell

weight :

5.1 kg - charge: 0.7 kg Schneiderite

max. range :

5200 m / 6600 m

Shrapnel

weight :

5.1 kg - charge: 100 g

200 bullets x 10 g x 13 mm

fuze :

time and percussion

max. range :

5050 m

Muzzle velocity :

330 m/s

Remaining velocity :

208 m/s at 5050 m with shrapnel

210 m/s at 5200 m with H.E. shell

Height of the line of sight :

1008 mm (with axle in low position)

1342 mm (with axle in low position)

Elevation :

+ 20° / - 10° (with axle in low position)

+ 30° / - 0° (with axle in high position)

Traversing angle :

Recoil :

925 mm / 940 mm / 1040 mm

Wheels

weight :

60 kg

height :

900 mm

track :

930 mm

Transport :

5 loads : gun with breech-block = 109 kg; carriage and axle = 123 kg; shield and fittings = 116 kg ; cradle = 116 kg; 1 - trail and wheels = 116 kg

Ammunition :

128 (16 boxes, with 8 rounds each, each ammunition pack animal carrying 2 boxes - each ammunition box with 8 rounds weighted 52.3 kg).

Remarks :

Quick firing mountain gun, with hydro-pneumatic recoil system, swinging block breech mechanism, traverse on axle (description). It was equipped with arc sight with aiming circle and spirit level, but it was not fitted for an independent line of sight. It could fire also the German shells adopted for the Krupp mountain guns, but it had to employ different firing table, since the ballistic features were different.

 

 

 

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