Krupp 150mm gun M. 1880

 

 

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Bulgarian designation :

150-мм нескорострелно оръдие Д-25

Krupp designation :

15cm Festungs- und Belagerungs- Kanone C/80

Greek designation :

Τοπομαχικό πυροβόλο των 150χιλ, Krupp, υποδ.1880

Calibre :

149.1mm L/25

Weight of the barrel :

3050 kg

Weight of the carriage :

1650 kg

Weight in action :

4700 kg

Barrel length :

3.75 m

Battering charge :

3.25 kg of smokeless powder (full charge)

1.26 kg of smokeless powder (reduced charge)

Shell :

42 kg

Mine shell :

42 kg charge : 8.85 kg

Shrapnel :

42 kg

Muzzle velocity :

480 m/s (full charge)

310 m/s (reduced charge)

Max. range :

8500 m (full charge)

6500 m (reduced charge)

Remarks :

Slow firing heavy gun. At least eight of these guns were captured by the Bulgarian Army and used by the 11th battery of the 3rd Heavy Artillery Regiment and by the 7th battery of the 4th Heavy Artillery Regiment in 1917-18.