Artillery

The French 370 mm Mortar.

by Daniel Russ on June 3, 2012

The 370 mm Mortar was a product of and for French artillery. The gun itself was so big it had to be mounted on a rail and moved slowly into a semi permanent position. The Gun was transported, then the mount was moved and  then the ammunition. The round itself had to be loaded using […]

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Notice the 175 mm guns, our largest. Each barrel had to be rotated off after 300 rounds and each barrel was $14,000. Related Posts:8th Battalion 4th Field Artillery, Vietnam 1971Kill Anything That Moves.The French 370 mm Mortar.Politics Of The Vietnam War.Sometimes An Artist Joins The Army. Neil Leinwohl.

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8th Battalion 4th Field Artillery, Vietnam 1971

October 31, 2010
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Swedish Artillery, Zone Bursts

April 19, 2010

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M109 Paladin 155mm Self-Propelled Gun Firing In Iraq

March 15, 2010

Not the most fascinating video unless this sort of stuff fascinates you, as it does me. Related Posts:M198 Fire Mission, IraqA Reminder That It Is Always Better To Give Than To Receive.The US Was The Midwife Of ISIS.Please Neocons. Just Shut Up.The Surge Was An Example Of Empire Vs Rebels Replayed Time And Again.

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M198 Fire Mission, Iraq

February 14, 2010

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News You Haven’t Heard. North And South Korea Exchange Artillery Fire.

January 26, 2010

“SEOUL, South Korea — North and South Korea exchanged artillery fire along their disputed western sea border on Wednesday, two days after the North designated no-sail zones in the area, the military and news reports said. North Korea fired several rounds of land-based artillery off its coast, an officer at the Joint Chiefs of Staff […]

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Marine Artillery in Afghanistan

October 25, 2009

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Korean War Public Information Film On Artillery

October 2, 2009

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Marines Fire Vickers M777 155mm Howitzer

September 13, 2009

This is a British made towed 155, and will replaced the venerable M198. Related Posts:Marine Artillery in AfghanistanPeleliu. A Battle Few Have Heard Of Was Considered The Hardest Fought In The Pacific.Around Saipan The United States And The Imperial Japanese Brought The Biggest Ships And More Naval Firepower Than The World Had Seen Previously.The French […]

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A Reminder That It Is Always Better To Give Than To Receive.

July 15, 2009

An M198 155mm howitzer delivers a ten round volley in Naray Afghanistan, 2008. Related Posts:M109 Paladin 155mm Self-Propelled Gun Firing In IraqThe Worst Job In The World.Great Old Soviet Private Collection Of Occupation Of Afghanistan.Around Saipan The United States And The Imperial Japanese Brought The Biggest Ships And More Naval Firepower Than The World Had […]

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