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Ordnance

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C3 105mm Howitzer
LG1 C1 105mm Howitzer

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3.7-inch Gun

Grenades

Hand Grenades
No. 69 Grenade
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No. 68 Grenade

Ammunition
Small Arms & Light Weapons

.303 Mk VII
5.56mm
7.62mm NATO
Pistol Ammunition
PIAT Ammunition

Ordnance

106mm Ammunition
Armour Piercing
Armour Piercing Composite Rigid
AP Discarding Sabot
High Explosive Anti-Tank
High Explosive, Squash Head

Terminology

Fixed ammunition
Proximity Fuze

C3 105mm Howitzer

The C3 105mm Howitzer was an upgraded version of the C1 105mm Howitzer. The weapon was exclusively used by the Militia. A total of 96 of these weapons were procured in 1997 and 1998.

The gun was towed by an MLVW carrying both crew and ammunition. Extended range ammunition could be fired out to 18,000 metres.

This howitzer was described by the DND website as "a mobile, general purpose, towed field artillery weapon." The gun was manually operated, single loaded, air cooled and used semi-fixed ammunition, and was effective in both a direct and indirect firing role.

Structurally similar to the C1, the C3 is most easily distinguished by its longer 33-caliber barrel. Other improvements to the gun included the ability to fire all types of NATO 105 rounds.

The C3 was manufactured by RDM Manufacturing of Rotterdam, The Netherlands and delivered in late 1998.

Characteristics
  • Length: 7.53 m
  • Width: 3.80 m
  • Height: 1.6 m (0 mills/degrees) 3m (1,245 mils maximum elevation)
  • Weight: 2,400 kg
  • Range: 18 km
  • Ammunition:
  • High Explosive
  • High Explosive Anti-Tank (HEAT)
  • Illuminating
  • Smoke
  • Extended Range Giat 2 (ERG 2)
  • Muzzle velocity: 507 m/sec
  • Elevation: -89 mils to 1,245 mils
  • Traverse: 409 mils left and right (horizontal movement)
  • Normal rate of fire: 3 rounds per minute

 


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