• 82-mm mortar BM-41 1941

  • First Soviet 82-mm mortar was developed in 1934 and two years later was adopted by the designation 82-mm mortar battalion arr. 1936 It was a smooth tube with a two-legged, relies on a massive slab.

  • 85-mm self-propelled anti-SU-85

  • When in 1943 it became clear that the 76-mm self-propelled gun SU-76 is not powerful enough to deal with the new German tanks, a group of designers headed by LI Gorlickie in a short time created based on the chassis of the T-34 self-propelled SU-85, armed with 85-mm gun D-5C, similar to that which later was installed on the T-34-85. This self-propelled gun remained the primary means of dealing with enemy tanks and close support of their tanks until the end of 1944 a more powerful SU-100.

  • 85-mm gun-howitzer Schneider

  • entered the First World War, France had a field howitzer artillery, as military experts of the country found that all the tasks on the battlefield can be solved with the help of a great 75-mm rapid-fire gun sample 1897.

  • 85-mm anti-aircraft gun 52-K

  • In the late 30-ies dramatically increased the fighting qualities of the aircraft caused the development of powerful new Soviet anti-aircraft gun design bureau Kalinin plant them, trying to perform the task as soon as possible GAC adopted the proposal engineer GD Dorokhina imposing 85 mm barrel on the carriage of 76.2 mm gun mod.

  • 87,6-mm field gun-howitzer Q. F. 25-pr

  • 87,6-mm gun - the most famous British field gun, also held by the majority of countries of the British Commonwealth. This divisional gun was developed in the mid 30s to replace two types of tools: 114 mm howitzer and 18-pounder guns Vickers.

  • 87,6-mm self-propelled gun Bishop

  • Self-propelled installation Bishop was made in 1943 on the basis of light infantry tank Valentine. Virtually unchanged for the remainder of the chassis of the tank instead of the tower was installed bulky rectangular fully enclosed conning tower installed in her 87.6-mm howitzer-gun.

  • 88-mm antitank gun Pak.43/41

  • Pak-43/41 gun was one of the most powerful anti-tank guns of World War II. To armor penetration with her only comparable Soviet 100-mm gun mod. 1944 and the German is 128 mm Pak-44. Contract to develop a 88-mm anti-tank gun under the designation of the product 5-809 firm Krupp and Rheinmetall-Borsig got in the middle of 1942 and the spring of 1943 a new anti-tank gun under the designation Pak-43/41 into the lower part of the anti-RGC Wehrmacht.

  • 88-mm self-propelled antitank Elefant

  • Link Germans to competitions, precedes the selection and subsequent production of their tanks, and had some negative effects, among which could be attributed problem that inevitably arises before the contestant loser left with nothing, having on hand a number of completed, but useless combat vehicles.

  • 88-mm self-propelled antitank Jägdpanther

  • Attempts to establish an excellent 88-mm long gun on mobile chassis, which repeatedly tried German designers, could not be considered a success, as the Elephant turned too big and heavy, a PzKpfw IV was too light and had weak armor.

  • 88-mm self-propelled antitank Jägdpanzer 38 (t)

  • Following the success of 88-mm anti-aircraft gun Flak 18 in heavy battles against British tanks in 1940, the German military command demanded the creation of her self-propelled variant.

  • 88-mm self-propelled anti-Nashorn

  • Nashorn (Rhino) was the first self-propelled guns, tank destroyers, built on the basis of specialized chassis GW III / IV, uniting components and assemblies of medium tanks and 111 PzKpfw IV and with the engine Maybach HL 120TRM, which was shifted forward, allowing placed in the rear of the chassis extensive fighting compartment.

  • 88-mm anti-aircraft gun Flak.18/36/37

  • After Germany's defeat in World War I Treaty of Versailles forbade Germans have anti-aircraft artillery, and all the available anti-aircraft guns to be destroyed.

  • 88-mm anti-aircraft gun Flak.41

  • In 1939, the company Rheinmetall start designing a new anti-aircraft guns with improved ballistic characterized teristkami - Gerat 37. When in 1941 he was made the first prototype, the name was replaced by 8,8 cm Flak.41. In 1942, 44 guns were sent for testing in North Africa.

  • 90-mm anti-aircraft gun M1

  • In 1938, the U.S. artillery commanders realized that the power of 76.2 mm anti-aircraft gun M3 is no longer enough, and ordered a heavy gun that can shoot projectiles weighing at least 21 pounds (9.5 kg). Preliminary studies have shown that 90-mm cannon with shells weighing 24 pounds (10.9 kg) in this regard is quite acceptable, and in 1938 approved the development of a model.

  • 94-mm anti-aircraft gun Q. F. 3,7-in

  • This standard English anti-aircraft gun mid-range has been designed by Vickers in the early 1930s, put into production in 1937 and remained in service throughout World War II. It was quite a modern instrument with a complicated mechanism guidance - it was originally intended to equip the electric calculator, which was supposed to receive information from a central office guidance and controlling servos automatically direct the gun on the target.

  • 95-mm howitzer infantry Q. F. 3,7-in 1943

  • summer of 1942, the military leadership of the United Kingdom concluded that the need to equip the army infantry howitzers.

  • 100-mm self-propelled anti-SU-100

  • In 1944, at the front in increasing numbers began to appear the German heavy tanks, which requires a more powerful tank destroyer. In mid-1944, under the leadership of FF Petrov was constructed powerful 100-mm gun D-10S.

  • 100-mm gun BS-3

  • 100-mm gun BS-3, adopted by the Red Army in May 1944, was created by design team VG Grabina in response to the requirements of T-bills to strengthen the anti-tank defense.

  • 105mm recoilless gun LG.40

  • to work on recoilless guns in Germany began in the early 30s. Guns of this type have attracted attention primarily for its light weight and large caliber projectiles used. So are best suited for equipping military units mountain and airborne troops.

  • 105 mm Howitzer M2A1 1939

  • entered the First World War, the U.S. had its own artillery systems, but they learned a lot from its allies Britain and France. A particularly strong impression on the American military has made the French 75-mm gun model 1897.

  • 105 mm Howitzer M3 1943

  • In 1941, the U.S. Army felt the need for a 105-mm howitzer, but suitable for transporting air. Such an instrument would have to weigh 2500 pounds (1134 kg) and have a firing range at least 7,000 yards (6,400 m), it was supposed to use in airborne divisions.

  • 105mm howitzer type 91 1931

  • In the early 30s, Japan lagged behind the European countries in the number of howitzers in the infantry divisions. If the French artillery regiment had 40% howitzers, the Japanese - only 23%. In 1931, some divisions in Manchuria Japan on the offensive with the support of mining and heavy guns.

  • 105-mm self-propelled howitzer M7 Priest (M7 Priest) 1942

  • M7 self-propelled installation created in 1942 on the basis of medium tank M3 as the main armament of artillery battalions armored divisions. Somewhat later, when the M3 medium tank was replaced in production tank M4, based on the latter was created installation M7V1 New Priest.

  • 105-mm self-propelled howitzer StuN.42 1942

  • In the initial period of the Second World War, the Germans possessed only high-volume SPG StuG III, used to support infantry in the attack. On the Eastern Front this self-propelled guns had to deal with the Soviet tanks, and immediately apparent weakness of their short-barreled 75-mm guns.

  • 105-mm self-propelled howitzer Wespe Vespa 1943

  • Chassis tank Pz. II was used to create self-propelled artillery system, armed with 105-mm light field howitzer. Design armor designed for logging company Alkett, and serial production of ACS at the factory FAMO in Warsaw.

  • 105 mm field howitzer leFH.18 1918

  • Unlike most other countries in Germany before the Second World War from the infantry divisions were excluded field guns. Higher efficiency at the offensive had howitzers, and besides, they were much easier and cheaper to manufacture.

  • 105-mm field gun Schneider L13S

  • 107-mm gun was developed in the early XX century weapons engineers concern Schneider-Creusot gun system as opposed to similar German company Krupp.

  • 105mm gun-howitzer Bourges

  • In the mid 30s the French arsenal was more like an antique shop filled with obsolete weapons WWI. Bulky and heavy caliber artillery systems regimental little suited to conduct maneuver warfare of the impending war.

  • 105-mm anti-aircraft gun Flak.38

  • cannon developed by Rheinmetall - Borsig as a naval anti-aircraft guns, but it was decided to adapt it for use on land. Land variant gun was adopted in late 1937 under the designation 105-mm anti-aircraft gun obr.38. During the Second World War cannon used for air defense of cities, industries, and naval bases.

  • 107mm gun mod. 1910

  • Before the First World War, the Russian army had at its disposal 122 107-mm guns of the sample in 1910. 76 guns were part of the 19 batteries of heavy artillery, 36 entered the fortress artillery units, and the rest accounted Reserve Command.

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