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122-mm M-60

Country of Origin: Finland

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The long-barrel, Finnish-built M-60 122-mm towed field gun was a weapon of austere appearance, having no shield and a simple mounting. The gun was fitted with a recoil cylinder above the barrel and a recuperator below; the pneumatic equilibrators flanked the barrel. The gun was also fitted with a single-baffle muzzle brake. The after half of the gun tube was held in a sleeve that had a tapered collar. The top carriage yoke engaged trunnions near the breech, allowing a high...

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