28cm Howitzer

Introduced Year : 1892
Caliber : 280 mm
Barrel Length : 2.863 m (L10.2)
EL Angle of Fire : -10 to +68 Degrees
AZ Angle of Fire : 360 Degrees
Shell Weight : 217 Kg
Muzzle Velocity : 142 to 314 m/sec
Weight : 10.758 ton
Range : 7,800 m
Production Qty : 220


This gun was designed as coastal gun and deployed in the coast fortress. During the Russo-Japanese war, 28cm Howitzer was transported to the battlefield and bombarded Russian. Especially, it bombarded Port Arthur heavily and much contributed to its occupation.

Though 28cm was old designed artillery, it has been used until the end of WWII.