Skoda 150mm heavy howitzer M. 1914/1916

 

 

 

 

Bulgarian designation :

150-мм гаубица Д-14 Шкода

Austrian designation :

15cm Haubitze M 14/16

Calibre :

149.1mm L/14

Weight in action :

2930 kg

Barrel length :

2.100 m

Shield thickness :

5 mm

Shell weight :

42 kg

Muzzle velocity :

350 m/s

Max. range :

8650 m

Elevation :

+ 70 / - 5

Traversing angle :

8

Remarks :

Quick firing heavy field howitzer with hydro-pneumatic variable recoil system, horizontal sliding wedge breech mechanism, traverse on pivot. It was also converted for mountain transport, divided in four loads.