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M114A1 American 155mm Towed Howitzer

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"WEG"
"Artillery"
"Gun/Howitzer Artillery Systems"
"Towed Gun/Howitzer Artillery Systems"
"United States"
"PRO_Afghanistan"
"PRO_Argentina"
"PRO_Brazil"
"PRO_Ecuador"
"PRO_El Salvador"
"PRO_Greece"
"PRO_Iran (Islamic Republic of)"
"PRO_Jordan"
"PRO_Laos (People's Democratic Republic)"
"PRO_Lebanon"
"PRO_Morocco"
"PRO_North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea)"
"PRO_Pakistan"
"PRO_Peru"
"PRO_Philippines"
"PRO_Portugal"
"PRO_Saudi Arabia"
"PRO_South Korea (Republic of Korea)"
"PRO_Sudan"
"PRO_Thailand"
"PRO_Tunisia"
"PRO_Turkey"
"PRO_Uruguay"
"PRO_Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)"
"PRO_Viet Nam"
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notes"The M114 155mm howitzer, which was replaced by the M198, is a towed weapon first produced in 1942 as medium artillery. The weapon uses NATO standard 155mm ammunition, with a range of about 14,000m, and was used during World War II in Korea, and in Viet Nam. Until recently they were in service with the National Guard. It was the U.S. Army and Marine Corps' principal 155-mm howitzer until the introduction o f the M198 in the early 1980s. It was exported to many other countries as well."
dateOfIntroduction1942
countryOfOrigin"United States"
proliferation"Afghanistan, Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, El Salvador, Greece, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Jordan, Laos (People's Democratic Republic), Lebanon, Morocco, North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea), Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, South Korea (Republic of Korea), Sudan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Uruguay, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Viet Nam"
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"Iran (Islamic Republic of)"
"Jordan"
"Laos (People's Democratic Republic)"
"Lebanon"
"Morocco"
"North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea)"
"Pakistan"
"Peru"
"Philippines"
"Portugal"
"Saudi Arabia"
"South Korea (Republic of Korea)"
"Sudan"
"Thailand"
"Tunisia"
"Turkey"
"Uruguay"
"Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)"
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name"MTV LHS XM1148A1P2 WHL"
string"01.01.225.007.045.000.000"
images
"M114A1_How_(AA).jpg"
"M114A1_How_(BB).jpg"
"M114A1_How_(CC).jpg"
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name"System"
properties
name"Alternative Designation"
value"M114, M114A"
name"Type"
value"155mm Towed Howitzer"
name"Family"
value"M114"
name"Manufacturer"
value"Rock Island Arsenal (US)"
name"In Service"
value"1941-Present"
name"Crew"
value"11"
units"ea"
name"Displacement Time"
value"INA"
name"Emplacement Time"
value"INA"
name"Carriage"
value"Split trail"
name"Dimensions"
properties
name"Length, Traveling"
value"7.32"
units"m"
name"Length, Barrel"
value"3.78"
units"m"
name"Width"
value"2.44"
units"m"
name"Height"
value"1.80"
units"m"
name"Ground Clearance"
value"229"
units"mm"
name"Weight, FIring"
value"5,800"
units"kg"
name"Weight, Traveling"
value"5,760"
units"kg"
name"Automotive Requirement"
properties
name"Prime Mover"
value"6x6 or 8x8 truck"
name"Communications"
properties
name"Primary"
value"INA"
name"Howitzer System"
sections
name"Howitzer"
properties
name"Name"
value"M114 155mm Howitzer"
name"Type"
value"155"
units"mm"
name"Length, Barrel"
value"3.78"
units"m"
name"Breech Type"
value"stepped thread, interrupted screw"
name"Loader Type"
value"Manual"
name"Muzzle Brake Type"
value"INA"
name"Bore Type"
value"155-mm/23-cal rifled"
name"Maximum Elevation"
value"+65"
units"deg"
name"Minimum Elevation"
value"-2"
units"deg"
name"Traverse Range"
value"49"
units"deg"
name"Traverse Right"
value"25"
units"deg"
name"Traverse Left"
value"24"
units"deg"
name"Recoil System"
value"hydropneumatic"
name"Maximum Effective Range"
value"14,600"
units"m"
name"Rate of Fire, first 30 seconds"
value"2 rounds, 1st 1/2 min"
name"Rate of Fire, first 4 minutes"
value"8 rounds, 1st 4 min"
name"Rate of Fire, first 10 minutes"
value"16 rounds, 1st 10 min"
name"Sustained Rate of Fire"
value"40 rds/hr"
name"Ammunition (Option 1)"
properties
name"Name"
value"M449"
name"Type"
value"HE-APERS"
name"Caliber"
value"155"
units"mm"
name"Projectile Length"
value"698"
units"mm"
name"Projectile Weight"
value"43.09"
units"kg"
name"Muzzle Velocity"
value"563"
units"m/s"
name"Basic Load"
value"INA"
name"Shell Type"
value"Separate-loading bagged charge"
name"Ammunition (Option 2)"
properties
name"Name"
value"M107"
name"Type"
value"HE"
name"Caliber"
value"155"
units"mm"
name"Projectile Length"
value"607"
units"mm"
name"Projectile Weight"
value"42.91"
units"kg"
name"Muzzle Velocity"
value"5623"
units"m/s"
name"Basic Load"
value"INA"
name"Shell Type"
value"Separate-loading bagged charge"
name"Fire Control"
properties
name"Name"
value"INA"
name"Computerized FCS"
value"No"
name"Direct Fire"
value"Yes"
name"Indirect Fire"
value"Yes"
name"Collimator"
value"INA"
variants
name"M114A2"
notes"This is the standard M114 fitted with the longer barrel of the newer M198."
name"M114/39"
notes"This was an upgrade developed by RDM (De Rotterdamsche Droogdok Maatschappij BV) Defense Engineering in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Longer barrel (39 calibers vs. 23) with increased rifling twist from 1 in 25 calibers to 1 in 20, a three-port muzzle brake, larger-capacity equilibrators, revised recoil system inclu ding new metering and recoil rods, maximum elevation increase to 70-deg (1,245 mils) and a greater barrel-chamber volume. The gun carriage was modified to handle the increased forces. Firing weight is 16,755 lb (7,600 kg); traveling length is 32 ft 10 in (10.0 m)."
name"Modified M114 (Israel)"
notes"his version was developed as a private venture by Soltam of Israel."
name"155-mm M65 Howitzer"
notes"This is a South Korean conversion of the M114A1 (see separate database entry)."
name"M114 (Iran)"
notes"The variant is an Iranian upgraded M114 with an M114/39 barrel designated the HM41."
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