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105-mm 105LG1 light gun

Country of Origin: France


The French 105-mm 105LG1 light gun has had a long development history, beginning in the late 1960s. Although the basic gun had no fundamental flaws, it was greeted with little interest by the French army in the early 1970s. When the Force d'Action Rapide (FAR) was established in 1983, however, development of a substantially modified version began.

The LG1 is similar in concept to the British L118 Light Gun. It is designed to move in and out of action rapidly and to fire all...

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