Type 91 105 mm howitzer facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsType 91 105 mm howitzer
Type 91 105 mm howitzer
|Place of origin||Empire of Japan|
|Used by||Imperial Japanese Army
Republic of China (NRA)
People's Republic of China (PLA)
|Wars||Second Sino-Japanese War
Soviet-Japanese Border Wars
World War II
Chinese Civil War
|Mass||1,500 kilograms (3,300 lb)|
|Barrel length||2.54 metres (8 ft 4 in) L/24|
|Shell||15.7 kilograms (35 lb)|
|Caliber||100 millimetres (3.9 in)|
|Elevation||-5° to +45°|
|Rate of fire||6-8 rpm|
|Muzzle velocity||546 m/s (1,791 ft/s)|
|Maximum firing range||10,771 metres (11,779 yd)|
History and development
Type 91s began to be made in 1931.
Type 91 howitzers were used in the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II.
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