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M115 howitzer

Index M115 howitzer

The M115 203 mm howitzer, also known as the M115 8 inch howitzer, was a towed howitzer developed and used by the United States Army. [1]

27 relations: BL 7.2-inch howitzer, BL 8-inch howitzer Mk VI – VIII, Croatian War of Independence, Howitzer, Hydraulic recoil mechanism, Interrupted screw, Korean War, List of U.S. Army weapons by supply catalog designation, M10 tank destroyer, M110 howitzer, M26 Pershing, M4 Sherman, M43 Howitzer Motor Carriage, NATO, Nuclear artillery, Nuclear sharing, Second Taiwan Strait Crisis, T20 Medium Tank, Tactical nuclear weapon, United States Army, Vietnam War, W33 (nuclear warhead), W79, Welin breech block, World War I, 155 mm Gun M1, 203 mm howitzer M1931 (B-4).

BL 7.2-inch howitzer

The BL 7.2-inch howitzer was a heavy artillery piece used by the British Army throughout World War II.

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BL 8-inch howitzer Mk VI – VIII

The BL 8-inch howitzer Marks VI, VII and VIII (6, 7 and 8)Britain used Roman numerals to designate Marks (i.e. models) of ordnance until after World War II.

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Croatian War of Independence

The Croatian War of Independence was fought from 1991 to 1995 between Croat forces loyal to the government of Croatia—which had declared independence from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY)—and the Serb-controlled Yugoslav People's Army (JNA) and local Serb forces, with the JNA ending its combat operations in Croatia by 1992.

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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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Hydraulic recoil mechanism

A hydraulic recoil mechanism is a way of limiting the effects of recoil and adding to the accuracy and firepower of an artillery piece.

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Interrupted screw

An interrupted screw or interrupted thread is a mechanical device typically used in the breech of artillery guns.

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Korean War

The Korean War (in South Korean, "Korean War"; in North Korean, "Fatherland: Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North Korea (with the support of China and the Soviet Union) and South Korea (with the principal support of the United States).

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List of U.S. Army weapons by supply catalog designation

This is a historic list of U.S. Army weapons and materiel, by their Standard Nomenclature List (SNL) group and individual designation — an alpha-numeric nomenclature system used in the U.S. Army Ordnance Corps Supply Catalogues used from about the mid-1920s to about 1958.

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M10 tank destroyer

The M10 tank destroyer was an American tank destroyer of World War II.

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M110 howitzer

The 8 inch (203 mm) M110 self-propelled howitzer was the largest available self-propelled howitzer in the United States Army's inventory.

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M26 Pershing

The M26 Pershing was a heavy tank/medium tank of the United States Army.

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M4 Sherman

The M4 Sherman, officially Medium Tank, M4, was the most widely used medium tank by the United States and Western Allies in World War II.

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M43 Howitzer Motor Carriage

The 203 mm Howitzer Motor Carriage M43 was an American self-propelled artillery vehicle built on a widened and lengthened Medium Tank M4A3 chassis, but with a Continental engine and HVSS that was introduced at the end of the Second World War.

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The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO; Organisation du Traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 29 North American and European countries.

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Nuclear artillery

Nuclear artillery is a subset of limited-yield tactical nuclear weapons, in particular those weapons that are launched from the ground at battlefield targets.

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Nuclear sharing

Nuclear sharing is a concept in NATO's policy of nuclear deterrence, which involves member countries without nuclear weapons of their own in the planning for the use of nuclear weapons by NATO.

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Second Taiwan Strait Crisis

The Second Taiwan Strait Crisis, also called the 1958 Taiwan Strait Crisis, was a conflict that took place between the People's Republic of China (PRC) and the Republic of China (ROC) in which the PRC shelled the islands of Kinmen and the nearby Matsu Islands along the east coast of the PRC (in the Taiwan Strait) to "liberate" Taiwan from the Chinese Nationalist Party, also called Kuomintang (KMT), and probe the extent of the United States defense of Taiwan's territory.

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T20 Medium Tank

The Medium Tank T20 was part of a series of medium tanks designed by the United States during the Second World War, to be the successor to the Medium Tank M4 "Sherman", and culminated in the M26 Pershing.

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Tactical nuclear weapon

A tactical nuclear weapon (TNW) or non-strategic nuclear weapon is a nuclear weapon, generally smaller in its explosive power, which is designed to be used on a battlefield in military situations, mostly with friendly forces in proximity and perhaps even on contested friendly territory.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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Vietnam War

The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.

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W33 (nuclear warhead)

The W33 was an American nuclear artillery shell, fired from an eight-inch (203 mm) M110 howitzer and M115 howitzer.

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The W79 was an American nuclear artillery shell, capable of being fired from any standard 8 inch (203 mm) howitzer e.g. the M115 & M110 howitzer.

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Welin breech block

The Welin breech block was a revolutionary stepped, interrupted thread design for locking artillery breeches, invented by Axel Welin in 1889 or 1890.

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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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155 mm Gun M1

The 155 mm Gun M1 was a 155 millimeter caliber field gun developed and used by the United States military.

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203 mm howitzer M1931 (B-4)

203 mm howitzer M1931 (B-4) (203-мм гаубица обр.) was a 203 mm (8 inch) Soviet heavy howitzer.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M115_howitzer

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