107 mm gun M1910

107-mm gun model 1910

107-mm gun M1910, displayed in Hämeenlinna Artillery Museum.
Type Field gun
Place of origin Russian Empire
Service history
Wars World War I
Russian Civil War
Production history
Designer Schneider
Manufacturer Putilov
Weight 2,172 kg (4,788 lbs)
Length 2.9m

Caliber 107 mm (4.21 in)
Breech interrupted screw
Carriage fixed trail
Elevation -5° to 37°
Traverse +3° -3°
Muzzle velocity 296 - 630 m/s
(971 - 2066 ft/s)
Maximum firing range 12.5 km (7.76 mi)

107-mm gun model 1910 (Russian: 107-мм пушка образца 1910 года) was a Russian field gun of World War I era. The gun was initially developed by the French arms manufacturer Schneider, but afterwards was built by Putilovski Works in Saint Petersburg.

The gun was used in World War I and Russian Civil War. In 1930 an upgraded variant appeared (see 107 mm gun M1910/30). As the modernization didn't address some weaknesses of the design, namely mobility problems and small and slow traverse, a new 107 mm gun (the 107 mm divisional gun M1940 (M-60)) was developed.

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