Skoda 75 mm Model 1936

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Skoda 75 mm Model 1936
TypeMountain gun
Place of originCzechoslovakia
Service history
WarsWorld War II
Production history
Variants76 mm mountain gun M1938
Mass785 kg (1,731 lb)
Barrel length1.43 m (4 ft 8 in) L/18.7[1]

Shell weight6.23 kg (13.7 lb)
Caliber75 mm (2.95 in)
BreechVertical sliding-wedge
Elevation-8° to +65°
Rate of fire4 rpm
Muzzle velocity495 m/s (1,620 ft/s)
Maximum firing range10 km (6.2 mi)[1]

The Skoda 75 mm Model 1936 (75 mm M.36) was a mountain gun manufactured by Skoda Works, in Czechoslovakia, and a variant was produced in Soviet Union (as the 76 mm mountain gun M1938). Skoda also produced a handful of the 76.2 mm variant. For transport, the gun could be broken down into 3 sections, and further broken down into ten loads. The gun crew was protected by an armoured shield.


  1. ^ a b c Chamberlain, Peter (1975). Infantry, mountain, and airborne guns. Gander, Terry. New York: Arco. p. 10. ISBN 0668038195. OCLC 2067391.