French soldiers prepare to fire a TRF1
Type towed howitzer
Place of origin France
Service history
In service French Army
Used by See Users[1]
Wars Gulf War
Weight 10.52t
Length 10.0 m (32 ft 10 in)
Barrel length 6.2 m (20 ft 4 in) L/40
Width 3.09 m (10 ft 2 in) traveling
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) traveling
Crew 8

Calibre 155 mm (6.1 in) NATO
Carriage wheeled split-trail
Elevation -6° to +66°
Traverse 27° left / 38° right[2]
Rate of fire 3 shots in 15 s., 6 shots/min. (because it is necessary to let the tube cool down)
Effective firing range 24 km (15 mi) with
high-explosive shells
30 km (19 mi) with
long-range ammunition

The Tr-F1 is a 155mm French towed howitzer produced by Nexter (ex Giat Industries) and used by the French army.




Map of TRF1 operators in blue

Current operators

See also

Media related to Canon 155 TRF1 at Wikimedia Commons


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