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155-mm M-74 towed gun-howitzer

Country of Origin: Finland

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The Finnish-built 155-mm M-74 towed gun-howitzer was apparently a development of the earlier M-68. Its layout resembled the smaller-bore 122-mm M-60 field gun and was only about 12 percent heavier. The howitzer fired a projectile that was 75 percent heavier to a similar range. Vammas claimed that the gun could be emplaced and displaced by two crewmembers.

The gun was fitted with a recoil cylinder above the barrel and a recuperator below; the pneumatic equilabrators flanked the...

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