It is a large artillery piece used by military ground forces. The caliber can range from 75mm to over 500mm with 120mm to 250mm standard in today's military units. It uses a high elevation to provide indirect fire onto enemy targets.
howitzer is a class of gun with many different variants you need to be more specific. but the max range of a M777 howitzer is 30.1 km (rap assisted).
A large cannon fired at a high angle. See the related link to the M198 155mm towed howitzer and the M109A self propelled howitzer.
the modern howitzer was first made around the end of the 17th century
No. It's not necessary.
A pack howitzer, or more properly, a howitzer, pack is a piece of towed artillery which can, if necessary, be broken down into pieces small enough to be man/team carried if terrain becomes too rough for towing vehicles.
howitzer artillery peices were not used in the civil war they actually started production in 1963 so no they werent in the civil war
Depends on how big it is.
A mortar. Actually, it's a Howitzer. Mortars are not a form of cannon.
howitzers were made in the early 17th century
Heavy artillery. Howitzer, mortar
The distance a 155 mm Howitzer cannon can shoot is dependent on the angle of attack. The steeper the angle of attack, the shorter the distance it will travel horizontally.
AnswerThe British 8-Inch Howitzer fired a round that was 8-in Caliber (or 203mm) and weighed 200-lb.The US Army used an 8-inch Gun and a 240mm Howitzer, which were similar and were actually considered Field Artillery. They had to be assembled to fire. The 240mm Howitzer fired a shell that weighed 360 lbs.Typo-- I don't think there was a British 18-inch Howitzer, except maybe on a navy battleship.
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In the G1 series, Galvatron transforms into a Cybertronian Howitzer Cannon.
The Army and Marine Corps both use them.
For the US, since Vietnam, it's the 105mm howitzer.
The Howitzer which created a more flexible series of trajectories.
Triggers Weapons That Changed the World - 2011 M777 Howitzer 1-4 was released on: USA: 21 December 2011
FIELD ARTILLERY 37 mm 57mm 105mm Howitzer 105mm Mountain Howitzer and similar model used by airborne division 155mm Cannon 155mm Howitzer 8-in and 240mm Cannon (slight difference in shell but very similar cannon) OTHER ARTILLERYOther types of artillery was used for coastal defense and anti-aircraft artillery.
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