×
Home Intro People Events Equipment Places Maps Books Photos Videos Other Reference FAQ About
     

World War II Database

Type 95 75mm field gun file photo [15159]

Type 95 75 mm Field Gun

Country of OriginJapan
TypeField Gun
Caliber75.000 mm
Barrel Length2,278.000 mm
Weight1105.000 kg
Ammunition Weight6.50 kg
Range10,970 m
Muzzle Velocity500 m/s

Contributor:

ww2dbaseBy design, the Type 95 75 mm field guns were more crude than their Type 90 predecessors, the reason being that the Japanese were looking for field guns that were cheap to manufacture and easy to maintain on the front lines. These new guns were designed by the engineers at the Osaka Arsenal, which also produced all 261 examples of this weapon starting in 1935. They saw combat mainly in China, and were used through the end of WW2.

Source: Wikipedia



ww2dbase

Last Major Revision: Apr 2012

Photographs

Type 95 75mm field gun, date unknownLouis Mountbatten addressing men of British Royal Armoured Corps, Mandalay, Burma, 21 Mar 1945




Did you enjoy this article? Please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 per month will go a long way! Thank you.

Share this article with your friends:

 Facebook
 Reddit
 Twitter

Stay updated with WW2DB:

 RSS Feeds


Posting Your Comments on this Topic

Your Name
Your Email
 Your email will not be published
Comment Type
Your Comments
Security Code
 

 

Note: We hope that visitor conversations at WW2DB will be constructive and thought-provoking. Please refrain from using strong language. HTML tags are not allowed. Your IP address will be tracked even if you remain anonymous. WW2DB site administrators reserve the right to moderate, censor, and/or remove any comment. All comment submissions will become the property of WW2DB.

Change View
Desktop View

Search WW2DB & Partner Sites
Type 95 75 mm Field Gun Photo Gallery
Type 95 75mm field gun, date unknownLouis Mountbatten addressing men of British Royal Armoured Corps, Mandalay, Burma, 21 Mar 1945


Famous WW2 Quote
"All that silly talk about the advance of science and such leaves me cold. Give me peace and a retarded science."

Thomas Dodd, late 1945