Principal QF field guns existing in 1896

 

 

 

Schneider

Canet M. 1896

M. 1893

M. 1895

short

long

light

heavy

Calibre, mm

75/33.3

75/33

75/24

75/32

75/22

75/28

Length, mm

2500

2470

1800

2400

1650

2100

Weight gun, kg

340

330

250

330

250

340

Weight carriage, kg

590

670

500

650

600

655

Weight in action, kg

930

1000

750

980

850

995

Weight limber, kg

670

722

510

575

640

700

Weight in march, kg

1600

1722

1260

1555

1490

1695

Weight caisson, kg

 

1247

 

 

 

 

Weight wagon, kg

 

1969

 

 

 

 

Elevation

-5 / +20

-5 / +20

-5 / +15

-5 / +15

 

 

Traversing angle

 

4

4

4

 

 

Weight charge, g

900

800

600

900

500

650

Weight shell, g

6500

5500

6500

4600

5200

5800

6400

Weight cartridge, g

2600

1400

600

800

 

 

Shrapnel, bullets

 

234 x 10 g

 

 

 

 

Muzzle velocity, m/s

500

550

560

500

600

480

520

Range, m

5000

8000

5000

6800

 

 

Wheels height, mm

1400

1500

1320

1329

 

 

Wheels track, mm

1100

1200

1250

1250

 

 

Limber, rounds

30

36

35

35

35

35

Caisson, rounds

 

72

 

 

 

 

Transport, horses

4-6

6

4-6

4-6

 

 

 

The French firm Canet produced also:

-    two models of 70mm guns (light L/24 and heavy L/32);

-    two models of 65mm guns (light L/30 and heavy L/35).

 

 

 

Armstrong, Krupp, Nordenfeld-Cockerill, Saint-Chamond