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90-mm Model 50 towed anti-tank gun

Country of Origin: Switzerland

description

The 90-mm Model 50 anti-tank gun was towed on a two-wheel carriage and had thin, curved, split trail legs. The Model 50 also had a flat shield with its lower part sloping outward. In the traveling position, the gun was towed muzzle first and the legs were folded upward to reduce the length of the weapon.

The Model 50 fired a high-explosive anti-tank (HEAT) projectile.

status

No longer in service.

Initial operational capability (IOC) in 1953. Production ceased in 1956. The Model 50 was...

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