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Mountain gun

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Mountain guns are artillery pieces designed for use in mountain warfare and areas where usual wheeled transport is not possible. [1]

24 relations: American Civil War, Artillery, Breech-loading weapon, British Indian Army, Horse, Howitzer, Human, Infantry support gun, List of mountain artillery, Mortar (weapon), Mountain warfare, Mule, Multiple rocket launcher, OTO Melara Mod 56, Panagiotis Danglis, QF 2.95-inch Mountain Gun, QF 3.7-inch mountain howitzer, Recoilless rifle, RML 2.5 inch Mountain Gun, Skoda 75 mm Model 15, Tractor, Truck, Wire-guided missile, 75 mm Schneider-Danglis 06/09.

American Civil War

The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.

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Artillery is a class of large military weapons built to fire munitions far beyond the range and power of infantry's small arms.

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Breech-loading weapon

A breech-loading gun is a firearm in which the cartridge or shell is inserted or loaded into a chamber integral to the rear portion of a barrel.

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British Indian Army

The Indian Army (IA), often known since 1947 (but rarely during its existence) as the British Indian Army to distinguish it from the current Indian Army, was the principal military of the British Indian Empire before its decommissioning in 1947.

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The horse (Equus ferus caballus) is one of two extant subspecies of ''Equus ferus''.

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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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Humans (taxonomically Homo sapiens) are the only extant members of the subtribe Hominina.

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Infantry support gun

Infantry support guns or battalion guns are artillery weapons designed and used to increase firepower of infantry units they are intrinsic to; offering immediate tactical response to the needs of the unit's commanding officer.

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List of mountain artillery

Mountain artillery, which includes pack howitzers, mountain howitzers and mountain guns, is designed to accompany mountain infantry forces.

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Mortar (weapon)

A mortar is usually a simple, lightweight, man portable, muzzle-loaded weapon, consisting of a smooth-bore metal tube fixed to a base plate (to absorb recoil) with a lightweight bipod mount.

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Mountain warfare

Mountain warfare refers to warfare in the mountains or similarly rough terrain.

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A mule is the offspring of a male donkey (jack) and a female horse (mare).

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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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OTO Melara Mod 56

The OTO-Melara Mod 56 is an Italian-made 105 mm pack howitzer built and developed by OTO-Melara.

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Panagiotis Danglis

Panagiotis Danglis (Παναγιώτης Δαγκλής; 30 August 1853 – 9 March 1924) was a Greek Army general and politician.

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QF 2.95-inch Mountain Gun

The QF 2.95 inch mountain gun was the designation given by the British to a Vickers 75mm calibre gun.

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QF 3.7-inch mountain howitzer

Ordnance, QF 3.7-inch howitzer is a mountain gun, used by British and Commonwealth armies in World War I and World War II, and between the wars.

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Recoilless rifle

A recoilless rifle (RCLR) or recoilless gun is a type of lightweight tube artillery that is designed to allow some of the propellant gases to escape out the rear of the weapon at the moment of ignition, creating forward thrust that counteracts some of the weapon's recoil.

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RML 2.5 inch Mountain Gun

The Ordnance RML 2.5 inch mountain gun was a British rifled muzzle-loading mountain gun of the late 19th century designed to be broken down into four loads for carrying by man or mule.

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Skoda 75 mm Model 15

The Skoda 7.5 cm Gebirgskanone M. 15 was a mountain gun used by Austria-Hungary in World War I. In German service, it was known as the 7.5 cm GebK 15.

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A tractor is an engineering vehicle specifically designed to deliver at a high tractive effort (or torque) at slow speeds, for the purposes of hauling a trailer or machinery used in agriculture or construction.

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A truck or lorry is a motor vehicle designed to transport cargo.

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Wire-guided missile

A wire-guided missile is a missile that is guided by signals sent to it via thin wires connected between the missile and its guidance mechanism, which is located somewhere near the launch site.

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75 mm Schneider-Danglis 06/09

The 75 mm Schneider-Danglis 06/09 (πυροβόλο Σνάιντερ-Δαγκλή) was a Greek-designed and French-manufactured mountain gun.

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

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