Schneider 152mm field howitzer M. 1910

 

 

 

 

Bulgarian designation :

150-мм руска гаубица

Russian designation :

152-мм полевая гаубица обр. 1910 г.

Schneider designation :

Obusier de campagne tir rapide de 6 pouces, type O.C. 6 bas

German designation :

russ. s.F.H. 15,24 cm L/12

Calibre :

152.4mm L/12

Weight of the barrel :

831.3 kg

Weight of the breech-block :

56.5 kg

Weight of the carriage :

1327 kg

Weight in action :

2162 kg

Weight of the limber :

360 kg

Weight in marching order :

2522 kg

Weight of the ammo wagon :

1127 kg (empty) - 2165 kg (loaded)

Barrel length :

1.830 m

Barrel grooves

number :

36

depth :

1.27 mm

width :

9.47 mm

Shield thickness :

3.5 mm

Weight of the packet :

601 g

Weight of the packed charges :

1830 g / 1523 g / 1216 g / 909 g

H.E. Shell

weight :

41 kg

muzzle vel. :

335 m/s

max. range :

7767 m

Long range shell

weight :

40 kg

muzzle vel. :

315 m/s

max. range :

8010 m

H. E. Shell

weight :

40.24 kg

muzzle vel. :

337 m/s

max. range :

7608 m

Shrapnel

weight :

41.16 kg

muzzle vel. :

335 m/s

max. range :

7446 m

Fragmentation

weight :

40 kg

muzzle vel. :

315 m/s

max. range :

7935 m

H.E. Shell

weight :

40.24 kg

muzzle vel. :

335 m/s

max. range :

7777 m

Elevation :

+ 42 / - 1

Traversing angle :

5 20

Transport :

drawn by six horses

Ammunition :

ammunition wagon : 22 shells and 24 charges

3 ammunition wagons for every howitzer

Remarks :

Quick firing heavy howitzer of Schneider design, manufactured under license in Imperial Russia by Putilov. Many of them were captured by the German Army during the war and some of them may be delivered to the Bulgarian artillery.