Country of Origin: Italy
The Italian Model 56 105-mm towed pack howitzer provides artillery support for light infantry and mountain units. It is distinguished by its light weight and portability. The range of this multi-purpose gun is limited by its 14-caliber barrel and consequent low muzzle velocity.
The barrel assembly consists of the barrel, breech ring, slipper and multi-baffle muzzle brake. The vertical sliding breech block has a percussion firing mechanism that can be cocked automatically or by...
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