Principal QF field guns existing in 1896

 

 

 

Saint-Chamond

Krupp M. 1895

Noredenfelt-Cockerill

Armstrong

light

heavy

light

heavy

light

heavy

 

 

Calibre, mm

75/28

75/35

75/28

75/28

75/24

75/26

84/23

76.2/31.7

Length, mm

2100

2625

2100

2100

1944

2094

1935

2403

Weight gun, kg

350

425

310

400

240

308

368

406

Weight carriage, kg

400

600

496

557

517

694

508

530

Weight shield, kg

=

=

=

=

49

61

=

=

Weight in action, kg

810

1020

806

957

757

1002

876

936

Weight limber, kg

660-610

780-720

794

813

586

707

870

914

Weight in march, kg

1470-1420

1800-1740

1600

1770

1343

1709

1746

1850

Weight caisson, kg

880

1010

 

 

592

954

 

 

Weight wagon, kg

1540-1490

1790-1730

 

 

1176

1616

 

 

Elevation

-6 / +20

-6 / +20

-5 / +18

-5 / +18

-5 / +18

-5 / +18

-5 / +16

-5 / +16

Traversing angle

 

 

 

 

3

3

 

 

Weight charge, g

1000

1125

450

500

280

425

510

560

Weight shell, g

6500

6500

5850

6500

5000

5850

6800

5670

Weight cartridge, g

 

 

200

225

550

660

120

 

Shrapnel, bullets

294 x 11 g

294 x 11 g

54

159 x 13 g

200 x 11 g

250 x 11 g

220

180 x 12.5

Muzzle velocity, m/s

525

600

500

500

450

500

494

613

Range, m

 

 

5870

6130

 

 

 

 

Rate of fire, rounds/1

12-15

12-15

5-7

5-7

10-12

10-12

8-10

8-10

Wheels height, mm

1350

1350

 

 

1200

1430

1370

1520

Wheels track, mm

1350

1350

 

 

1300

1500

 

 

Limber, rounds

36-32

40-36

35

30

48

48

36

36

Caisson, rounds

60

72

 

 

48

72

 

 

Transport, horses

4-6

6

4

6

6

6

6

6

 

 

 

Schneider, Canet