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28 cm Kanone Eisenbahnlafette
Lange Bruno

Railway Artillery

28 cm Kanone Eisenbahnlafette Lange Bruno

Service Data:

In Service: 1937 to 1945

Production Data:

Manufacturer: Krupp
Number built:

Technical Data:

Type: Kanone Eisenbahnlafette

Calibre: 283 mm
Length: 12.735 m
Weight: 123,000 kg
Breech: horizontal sliding block, percussion fired
Recoil: hydro pneumatic
Carriage: 2 × 5 axle bogies
Elevation: +10° to +45°
Traverse: 1
Rate of fire: rounds per minute
Muzzle velocity: 875 m/s
Effective range: 36,100 m
Shell Weight: 284.00 kg
Used by: Heer

Other: Raiway Artillery


The 28 cm lg Br K (E) (28 cm Kanone Eisenbahnlafette lange Bruno)


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German Artillery in World War II. 1939-1945.
ISBN-10: 0887407625

German Artillery of World War Two.
ISBN-10: 1853672610

German infantry weapons of World War II.
ISBN-10: 0882543725

German Small Arms of World War II.
ISBN-10: 0896730239

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