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10.5 cm Leicht Geschütz 42

Recoilless Artillery

10.5 cm Leicht Geschütz 42

Service Data:

In Service: 1942 to 1945

Production Data:

Manufacturer: Rheinmetall-Borsig
Number built:

Technical Data:

Type: Leicht Geschütz

Calibre: 10.5 cm
Length: 1.836 m
Weight: 540 kg
Breech: horizontal sliding block, percussion fired
Carriage: cruciform
Elevation: -15° to +42°30
Traverse: 360
Rate of fire: rounds per minute
Muzzle velocity: 335 m/s
Effective range: 7,950 m
Shell Weight: 14.80 kg
Used by: Heer
10.5 cm Leicht Geschütz 42/1 steel mountings
10.5 cm Leicht Geschütz 42/2 alloy mountings

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Heer Comments


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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