us army 75mm pack howitzer

M1 Pack Howitzer / M116 - Military Factory

 · The Pack design actually traced its roots back to the howitzer development of World War One, standardized in the American Army post-war as the M1. The M1A1 of the Second World War featured a short barrel, could reach a sustained rate of fire of 3 to 6 rounds per minute with a capable crew, and had a range of roughly 9,610 yards (8,790 meters).

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75MM pack howitzer sight needed - U.S. Militaria Forum

 · I would think that since the Pack How was an Army piece of ordnance it might have some spares in its system. I remembering reading a story about a year ago that got wide circulation about the massive amounts of holdings the Army has in storage for history purposes.

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9-9766 - SALUTING HOWITZER, 8410596 ... - …

9-9766 A weapon with the physical appearance and most of the characteristics of a HOWITZER (as modified), but designed only for ceremonial use for firing salutes. The cannon, breech mechanism and/or the firing mechanism are provided with a safety device to chamber and fire only a blank artillery or blank shotgun cartridge.20610100026Guns, over 30mm up to 75mm10150024Guns, …

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M116 75mm Pack Howitzer - ra.olive-drab.com

M116 75mm Pack Howitzer. The M116 75mm Pack Howitzer has been in service with the U.S. military since the years following World War I. The relatively light weight and portable towed gun has been an effective weapon for paratroopers, glider-borne infantry, and other highly mobile, rapid response units. Charlie Battery, 1/94th Field Artillery, US Army, Europe, fire a salute with an M116 75mm ...

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75 MM PACK HOWITZER - ROBERTS ARMORY

 · 75 MM PACK HOWITZER, M8 Pack artillery is designed to be easily disassembled and carried by pack animals such as horses or mules. Pack artillery has been used by the U.S. Army since the 1830's. In 1927, the U. S. Army adopted the …

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75mm M1A1 PACK HOWITZER - Quartermaster Section

The 75mm M1 Pack Howitzer was standardized in 1927 which met the need for a light howitzer capable of being dismantled into six loads for pack transport. It was mounted on the M1 carriage which had steel rimmed spoked wheels and could be used as a pack …

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1943 M2-M3 75mm Howitzer - CT Air&Space Center

The 75mm Pack Howitzer M1 (redesignated the M116 in 1962) was an artillery piece used by the United States. It was designed in the 1920s to meet a need for a howitzer that could be moved across difficult terrain. The gun and carriage was designed so that it could be broken down into several pieces to be carried by pack animals.

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Devil Pig : Forum » Is the US 75mm PACK Howitzer …

 · The "errata" I found into such set is upon the 75mm Pack Howitzer M8 unit… The damage icon onto it… Since it is an Howitzer it should have the direct/indirect icon (that one with the curved arrow on it) but, instead, it has the direct shoot icon in the place of the former…

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[TMP] "us m1a1 75mm pack howitzer was used by??" Topic

If you research he links you'll find the WW2 M1 75mm pack howitzer was used by the US Army and USMC, and redesignated M116 in the 1960s. However it was also supplied to the UK and China under lend lease arrangements, as well asFrance, Australia and "some South American countries"

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75mm pack howitzer M8 in British service - Axis History

 · Several websites mention the American 75mm pack howitzer M8 equipping "two mountain artillery regiments, two airlanding light artillery regiments, raiding support regiment" (probably copied verbatim from Wikipedia's page on the subject). Have managed to identify the …

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75-mm Pack Howitzer M1A1 - Weapons and Warfare

 · The 75-mm (2.95-in) Pack Howitzer M1A1 on Carriage M8 was one of the Allies' most successful light weapons of the type. It was a pack howitzer that could be readily adapted for para-dropping, and was used by both British and American airborne units in 1944 and 1945. Some are still in use to this day.…

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M116 howitzer | Military Wiki | Fandom

 · The 75-mm (2.95-in) Pack Howitzer M1A1 on Carriage M8 was one of the Allies' most successful light weapons of the type. It was a pack howitzer that could be readily adapted for para-dropping, and was used by both British and American airborne units in 1944 and 1945. Some are still in use to this day.…

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New: USMC 75mm pack howitzer light artillery - Warlord …

 · The 75mm howitzer saw combat during the Second World War with the US Marine Corps. Being designed in such a way that it could be broken down into several pieces and carried by pack animals, hence its name, it was an ideal support weapon in the steep hills and jungle terrain of the Far East. View now in store

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M1A1 75mm Pack Howitzer & Prime Mover ... - Model …

 · The 75mm pack howitzer is a mobile, general purpose, field artillery piece. It is manually operated, single loaded, and uses fixed and semifixed ammunition. It is used for either direct or indirect fire and can be elevated to high angles to deliver plunging fire on a target.

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