105mm Schneider field gun model 1936
105 mm Schneider model 1936 field gun in the courtyard of the National Military Museum
The 105 mm Schneider model 1936 field fun, as well as the 150 mm Skoda model 1934 howitzers, were the most modern heavy artillery pieces in the Romanian arsenal during WWII. The motorized heavy artillery regiments and the independent motorized artillery battalions were equipped with such guns. These units were considered elite and had comparable possibilities and achievments with similar German regiments.
Maximum range16000 m
Muzzle velocity725 m/s
Shell weight15.7 kg
Barrel length3948 mm
Weight in action3920 kg
Caliber105 mm
Author: Victor Nitu
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