13 relations: Anti-aircraft warfare, Anti-tank warfare, Artillery, Artillery battery, Canon de 75 modèle 1897, France, French Army, Jean de Lattre de Tassigny, List of French paratrooper units, 25th Airborne Division (France), 35th Parachute Artillery Regiment, 37 mm Gun M3, 75 mm Gun M2/M3/M6.
Anti-aircraft warfare or counter-air defence is defined by NATO as "all measures designed to nullify or reduce the effectiveness of hostile air action."AAP-6 They include ground-and air-based weapon systems, associated sensor systems, command and control arrangements and passive measures (e.g. barrage balloons).
Anti-tank warfare arose as a result of the need to develop technology and tactics to destroy tanks during World War I. Since the first tanks were developed by the Triple Entente in 1916 but not operated in battle until 1917, the first anti-tank weapons were developed by the German Empire.
Artillery is a class of large military weapons built to fire munitions far beyond the range and power of infantry's small arms.
In military organizations, an artillery battery is a unit of artillery, mortars, rocket artillery, multiple rocket launchers, surface to surface missiles, ballistic missiles, cruise missiles etc, so grouped to facilitate better battlefield communication and command and control, as well as to provide dispersion for its constituent gunnery crews and their systems.
The French 75 mm field gun was a quick-firing field artillery piece adopted in March 1898.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
The French Army, officially the Ground Army (Armée de terre) (to distinguish it from the French Air Force, Armée de L'air or Air Army) is the land-based and largest component of the French Armed Forces.
Jean Joseph Marie Gabriel de Lattre de Tassigny, GCB, MC (2 February 1889 – 11 January 1952) was a French military commander in World War II and the First Indochina War.
The history of French airborne units began in the Interwar period when the French Armed Forces formed specialized paratroopers units.
The 25th Airborne Division was an airborne unit of the French Army.
The 35th Parachute Artillery Regiment (35e RAP) is the only airborne artillery unit of the French Army forming the air artillery component of the 11th Parachute Brigade.
The 37 mm Gun M3 is the first dedicated anti-tank gun fielded by United States forces in numbers.
The US 75 mm gun tank gun M2 and the later M3 were the standard American tank guns of World War II, used primarily on the two main American medium tanks of the war, the M3 Lee (M2 or M3 gun) and the M4 Sherman (M3 gun).