The artillery of World War I was used primarily to counter the trench warfare that set in shortly after the conflict commenced, and was an important factor in the war, influencing its tactics, and operations, and being incorporated into strategies that were used by the belligerents to break the stalemate at the front.
Field guns are one of two primary types of field artillery.
Ship of the Line and Frigates Category:Weapons of Austria-Hungary Category:Military history of Austria Category:Military history of Austria-Hungary.
The 8 cm Feldkanone M. 99 was a field gun used by Austria-Hungary in World War I. It was designed in a rush because Austria's neighbors had already begun the process of modernizing their artillery.