75mm Schneider-Putilov field gun model 1902/36
75mm Schneider-Putilov field gun model 1902/36.
75mm Schneider-Putilov field gun model 1902/36. Notice the damage caused by the shell explosion inside the breech.
At the end of World War 1, the Romanian Army had a number of 76.2mm Putilov model 1902 field guns captured from the Russian Army. Starting with 1936, for caliber standardization of the various guns in service, the existing Putilov guns were retubed for the 75mm round. The resulting artillery piece, the quick firing Schneider-Putilov model 1902/36 field gun, serviced the artillery regiments of the infantry divisions.
Specifications
Caliber75mm
Barrel length2250mm
Weight in action1965kg
Shell weight7.45kg
Muzzle velocity590m/s
Vertical field of fire-6 to +17
Horizontal field of fire3
Max range11000m
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