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List of siege artillery

Index List of siege artillery

Siege artillery (also siege guns or siege cannons) is the heavy guns designed to bombard fortifications, cities, and other fixed targets, as distinct from, e.g., field artillery. [1]

65 relations: Abus gun, Ballistic missile, Big Bertha (howitzer), BL 12-inch howitzer, BL 15-inch howitzer, BL 9.2-inch howitzer, Caliber, Canon de 120 mm modèle 1878, Canon de 16 Gribeauval, Canon de 24 Gribeauval, Canon de 240 L Mle 1884, Canon lourd de 12 Gribeauval, Canon lourd de 8 Gribeauval, Cruise missile, Dardanelles Gun, De Bange 155 mm cannon, Dulle Griet, Faule Mette, Field artillery, Howitzer, James rifle, Karl-Gerät, Kartouwe, List of the largest cannon by caliber, Mortaio da 210/8 D.S., Mortier de 220 mm modèle 1880, Mortier de 270 mm modèle 1885, Mortier de 270 mm modèle 1889, Multiple rocket launcher, Obice da 305/17, Obusier de 120 mm C modèle 1890, Obusier de 155 mm C modèle 1881, Obusier de 155 mm C modèle 1890, Paris Gun, Pumhart von Steyr, Russo-Japanese War, Schwerer Gustav, Self-propelled artillery, Siege engine, Skoda 220 mm howitzer, Skoda 305 mm Model 1911, Strategic bomber, Surface-to-surface missile, Tsar Cannon, Tsardom of Russia, World War I, World War II, 12-cm Kanone M 80, 15 cm Kanone M 80, 152 mm siege gun M1910, ..., 18 cm kurze Kanone M 80, 210 mm gun M1939 (Br-17), 24 cm Haubitze 39, 24 cm Kanone 3, 24 cm Kanone M. 16, 24 cm Mörser M 98, 28 cm Haubitze L/12, 28 cm howitzer L/10, 305 mm howitzer M1915, 305 mm howitzer M1939 (Br-18), 35.5 cm Haubitze M1, 38 cm Belagerungshaubitze M 16, 42 cm Gamma Mörser, 6-inch siege gun M1877, 6-inch siege gun M1904. Expand index (15 more) »

Abus gun

The Abus gun (Obüs meaning howitzer) is an early form of artillery created by the Ottoman Empire.

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Ballistic missile

A ballistic missile follows a ballistic trajectory to deliver one or more warheads on a predetermined target.

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Big Bertha (howitzer)

Big Bertha (lit) is the name of a type of super-heavy siege artillery developed by the armaments manufacturer Krupp in Germany and used in World Wars I and II.

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BL 12-inch howitzer

The Ordnance BL 12-inch howitzer was a scaled-up version of the successful BL 9.2-inch siege howitzer.

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BL 15-inch howitzer

The Ordnance BL 15-inch howitzer was developed by the Coventry Ordnance Works late in 1914 in response to the success of its design of the 9.2-inch siege howitzer.

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BL 9.2-inch howitzer

The Ordnance BL 9.2-inch howitzer was a heavy siege howitzer that formed the principal counter-battery equipment of British forces in France in World War I. It equipped a substantial number of siege batteries of the Royal Garrison Artillery. It remained in service until about the middle of World War II.

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Caliber

In guns, particularly firearms, caliber or calibre is the approximate internal diameter of the gun barrel, or the diameter of the projectile it shoots.

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Canon de 120 mm modèle 1878

The Canon de 120 mm L modèle 1878 - was a French piece of siege and field artillery which was widely used during the First World War and despite its obsolescence, it was still in use by some nations during the Second World War.

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Canon de 16 Gribeauval

The Canon de 16 Gribeauval was a French cannon and part of the Gribeauval system developed by Jean Baptiste Vaquette de Gribeauval.

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Canon de 24 Gribeauval

The Canon de 24 Gribeauval was a French 24-pounder cannon and part of the Gribeauval system developed by Jean Baptiste Vaquette de Gribeauval.

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Canon de 240 L Mle 1884

The Canon de 240 mm L modèle 1884 was a heavy artillery piece originally employed as coastal artillery and later converted to siege artillery and railway artillery roles.

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Canon lourd de 12 Gribeauval

The Canon lourd de 12 Gribeauval (Gribeauval heavy 12-pounder cannon) was a French cannon and part of the Gribeauval system developed by Jean Baptiste Vaquette de Gribeauval.

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Canon lourd de 8 Gribeauval

The Canon lourd de 8 Gribeauval (Gribeauval heavy 8-pounder cannon) was a French canon and part of the Gribeauval system developed by Jean Baptiste Vaquette de Gribeauval.

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Cruise missile

A cruise missile is a guided missile used against terrestrial targets that remains in the atmosphere and flies the major portion of its flight path at approximately constant speed.

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Dardanelles Gun

The Dardanelles Gun or Great Turkish Bombardhttps://collections.royalarmouries.org/object/rac-object-6177.html (Şahi topu or simply Şahi) is a 15th-century siege cannon, specifically a super-sized bombard, which saw action in the 1807 Dardanelles Operation.

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De Bange 155 mm cannon

The de Bange 155 mm long cannon mle.

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Dulle Griet

The Dulle Griet ("Mad Meg", named after the Flemish folklore figure Dull Gret) is a medieval supergun founded in Mons (Bergen).

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Faule Mette

The Faule Mette (German for Lazy Mette, alluding to the gun's rare deployment, difficult mobility, and limited loading and fire rate) or Faule Metze was a medieval supergun of the city of Brunswick, Germany.

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Field artillery

Field artillery is a category of mobile artillery used to support armies in the field.

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Howitzer

A howitzer is a type of artillery piece characterized by a relatively short barrel and the use of comparatively small propellant charges to propel projectiles over relatively high trajectories, with a steep angle of descent.

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James rifle

James rifle is a generic term to describe any artillery gun rifled to the James pattern for use in the American Civil War.

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Karl-Gerät

"Karl-Gerät" (040/041) (German literally "Karl-device"), also known as Mörser Karl, was a World War II German self-propelled siege mortar (Mörser) designed and built by Rheinmetall.

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Kartouwe

A kartouwe is a siege gun used in European warfare during the 16th and 17th centuries.

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List of the largest cannon by caliber

The list of cannon by caliber contains all types of cannon through the ages listed in decreasing caliber size.

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Mortaio da 210/8 D.S.

The Mortaio da 210/8 D.S. was a siege howitzer which served with Italy during World War I and World War II.

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Mortier de 220 mm modèle 1880

The Mortier de 220 mm L modèle 1880 was a French heavy mortar employed as siege artillery during the First world war.

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Mortier de 270 mm modèle 1885

The Mortier de 270 mm modèle 1885 was a French heavy mortar employed as siege artillery during the First world war.

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Mortier de 270 mm modèle 1889

The Mortier de 270 mm modèle 1889 sur affût G was a heavy mortar originally employed as coastal artillery and later converted to the siege artillery role.

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Multiple rocket launcher

A multiple rocket launcher (MRL) or multiple launch rocket system (MLRS) is a type of rocket artillery system.

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Obice da 305/17

Obice da 305/17 modello 16 was an Italian howitzer (sometimes classified as mortar) used during World War I. Produced by the Armstrong works in Italy between 1914 and 1917, about 30 pieces (possibly even 44) were built.

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Obusier de 120 mm C modèle 1890

The Obusier de 120 mm C modèle 1890 - was a French howitzer designed by Captain Louis Henry Auguste Baquet and employed by the French army during the First World War.

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Obusier de 155 mm C modèle 1881

The Obusier de 155 mm C modèle 1881 - was a French howitzer designed by Colonel Charles Ragon de Bang and employed by the French army during the First World War.

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Obusier de 155 mm C modèle 1890

The Obusier de 155 mm C modèle 1890 - was a French howitzer designed by Captain Louis Henry Auguste Baquet and employed by the French army during the First World War.

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Paris Gun

The Paris Gun (Paris-Geschütz / Pariser Kanone) was the name given to a type of German long-range siege gun, several of which were used to bombard Paris during World War I. They were in service from March to August 1918.

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Pumhart von Steyr

The Pumhart von Steyr is a medieval supergun from Styria, Austria, and the largest known wrought-iron bombard by caliber.

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Russo-Japanese War

The Russo–Japanese War (Russko-yaponskaya voina; Nichirosensō; 1904–05) was fought between the Russian Empire and the Empire of Japan over rival imperial ambitions in Manchuria and Korea.

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Schwerer Gustav

Schwerer Gustav (English: Heavy Gustaf) was a German 80 cm (31.5 in.) railway gun.

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Self-propelled artillery

Self-propelled artillery (also called mobile artillery or locomotive artillery) is artillery equipped with its own propulsion system to move towards its target.

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Siege engine

A siege engine is a device that is designed to break or circumvent heavy castle doors, thick city walls and other fortifications in siege warfare.

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Skoda 220 mm howitzer

The Škoda 220 mm howitzer was a siege howitzer design which served with Germany, Poland, and Yugoslavia before and during World War II.

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Skoda 305 mm Model 1911

The Škoda 30.5 cm Mörser M.11 was a siege howitzer produced by Škoda Works and used by the Austro-Hungarian Army during World War I and by Nazi Germany in World War II.

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Strategic bomber

A strategic bomber is a medium to long range penetration bomber aircraft designed to drop large amounts of air-to-ground weaponry onto a distant target for the purposes of debilitating the enemy's capacity to wage war.

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Surface-to-surface missile

A surface-to-surface missile (SSM) or ground-to-ground missile (GGM) is a missile designed to be launched from the ground or the sea and strike targets on land or at sea.

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Tsar Cannon

The Tsar Cannon (Царь-пушка, Carj-puška) is a large early modern period artillery piece (known as a bombarda in Russian) on display on the grounds of the Moscow Kremlin.

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Tsardom of Russia

The Tsardom of Russia (Русское царство, Russkoye tsarstvo or Российское царство, Rossiyskoye tsarstvo), also known as the Tsardom of Muscovy, was the name of the centralized Russian state from assumption of the title of Tsar by Ivan IV in 1547 until the foundation of the Russian Empire by Peter the Great in 1721.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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12-cm Kanone M 80

The 12 cm Kanone M 80 was a light siege gun used by Austria-Hungary during World War I. Designed to replace the M 61 series of siege guns the M 80 family of siege guns offered greater range and armor penetration than the older guns.

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15 cm Kanone M 80

The 15 cm Kanone M 80 was a siege gun used by Austria-Hungary during World War I. Designed to replace the M 61 series of siege guns the M 80 family of siege guns offered greater range and armor penetration than the older guns.

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152 mm siege gun M1910

The 152 mm siege gun model 1910 (152-мм осадная пушка образца 1910 года) was a heavy gun used by the Russian Army in World War I. The gun was designed by the French arms manufacturer Schneider and the first prototype was evaluated in Russia in 1909-10.

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18 cm kurze Kanone M 80

The 18 cm kurze Kanone M 80 (short cannon) was a heavy siege howitzer used by Austria-Hungary during World War I. Designed to replace the M 61 series of siege guns the M 80 family of siege guns offered greater range and armor penetration than the older guns.

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210 mm gun M1939 (Br-17)

The 210 mm gun M1939 (Br-17) (210-мм пушка образца 1939 года (Бр-17)) was a Czechoslovak heavy siege gun used by the Soviet Union during World War II.

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24 cm Haubitze 39

The 24 cm houfnice vz.39 (German designation: 24 cm Haubitze 39) (Howitzer model 39) was a Czechoslovak-designed siege howitzer used in the Second World War.

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24 cm Kanone 3

The 24 cm Kanone 3 (24 cm K 3) was a German heavy siege gun used in the Second World War by the first battalion of Artillerie-Regiment 84.

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24 cm Kanone M. 16

The 24 cm Kanone M. 16 was a super-heavy siege gun used by Austria-Hungary during World War I and by Nazi Germany during World War II.

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24 cm Mörser M 98

The 24 cm Mörser M 98 was a heavy siege howitzer used by Austria-Hungary during World War I. It was designed to attack modern fortifications, but its short range and ineffective ammunition led to the development of the more deservedly famous 30.5 cm Mörser M 11 and M 16.

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28 cm Haubitze L/12

The 28 cm Haubitze L/12 was a German siege howitzer.

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28 cm howitzer L/10

The was a Japanese coastal and siege howitzer.

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305 mm howitzer M1915

Type 1915 305 mm howitzer (305-мм гаубица образца 1915 года) was a Russian heavy howitzer that saw service during World War One and Two.

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305 mm howitzer M1939 (Br-18)

The 305 mm howitzer M1939 (Br-18) (305-мм гаубица образца 1939 года (Бр-18)) was a Soviet superheavy siege howitzer used by the Soviet Union during World War II.

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35.5 cm Haubitze M1

The 35.5 cm Haubitze M1 was a German siege howitzer.

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38 cm Belagerungshaubitze M 16

The 38 cm Belagerungshaubitze M 16 (Siege Howitzer Model 16) was a super-heavy siege howitzer used by Austria-Hungary during World War I.

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42 cm Gamma Mörser

The 42 cm Gamma Mörser (as it was known in World War II) was a German siege howitzer.

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6-inch siege gun M1877

6-inch siege gun model 1877 (6-дюймовая осадная пушка образца 1877 года) was a Russian 152.4 mm heavy siege gun.

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6-inch siege gun M1904

6-inch siege gun model 1904 (6-дюймовая осадная пушка образца 1904 года) was a Russian 152.4 mm heavy siege gun.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_siege_artillery

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