Modéle 1885 (270 mm moždíř)

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Caliber : 270 mm
Length of barrel: L/6,27 ? mm
The length of the bore : ? mm
The weight of the transmission : ? kg
The weight in position : 16 500 kg
Elevation : 0° to +70°
Delivery : 30°
Muzzle velocity : 325 m/s
Weight of missile : 150 – 225 kg
Range : 8 000 m
Rate of fire: 1 blow in 2 minutes

After losing the war, in 1877, Prussia was the French invested heavily in modernized and among the many types of works of all calibres was also a mortar caliber 270 mm from the year 1885. the gun was in service until 1918 even though at the time of WWI was already obsolete.

the source of my was own archives, and especially the notes from the Royal museum in Brussels.
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