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203-mm (8-in) M115

Country of Origin: USA


The M115 8-in (203-mm) towed howitzer is the largest towed artillery weapon ever developed in the United States. It is no longer in service with the U.S. Army, but is remains the arsenals of several other countries.

The gun is mounted on a two-axle carriage, each axle being fitted with two twin-tired hubs. Everything on the carriage is massive: the equilibrators on either side of the barrel, the central post, slide and recoil mechanism. The split trails are long deep-channeled...

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