76 mm air-defense gun M1914/15

76-mm air-defense gun M1914/15

Type Air defence gun
Place of origin Russian Empire
Service history
Wars World War I
Production history
Designer F. F. Lender
Produced 1915-1934
Weight 1,280 kg (2,822 lbs)
Barrel length 30 calibers

Caliber 76.2 mm (3 in)
Breech sliding block
Recoil none
Elevation -5° to +75°
Traverse 360°
Rate of fire 10-12 rounds per minute
Maximum firing range 8.3 km (5.15 mi)

The 76-mm air-defense gun M1914/15 (Russian: 3" зенитная пушка обр. 1914/1915 года) was the first Russian purpose-built anti-aircraft gun. Adopted during World War I, the gun remained in production until 1934.

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