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Modern Artillery: Citer 155mm L33 Gun, Canon 155 MM. L 45 Cala 30, FH-88, Type 83 Sph, Plz-45, Plz-05, Nora B-52, 1 of 1

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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 1157257313
ISBN-13: 9781157257318
Sku: 216354151
Publish Date: 6/8/2010
Pages:  24
Age Range:  NA
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher''s book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: The 155mm L33 Argentine Model Gun (Argentine Army denomination: Can 155 mm. L 33 Modelo Argentino) is an Argentinian artillery field gun in service with the Argentine Army. Developed in late 1970s by CITEFA as obus 155 mm L33 X1415 CITEFA Modelo 77 in order to replace the WWII era M114 155 mm howitzer still in service in the Argentine Army. The ordnance is based on the gun carried by the french Mk F3 155mm self-propelled gun, also in service with the Argentine Army. CITEFA also designed a slightly improved version named Modelo 81. Examples of Modelo 77 were used during the Falklands War. A total 4 guns were captured by the British, these were flown in via Argentine Air Force i130 Hercules during the conflict last weeks in order to repel British naval gun fire. ... More:
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