List of infantry guns

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Infantry guns are designed to give direct support for infantry forces. They fire a range of shells, usually directly at their target. Most are lightweight and can be manhandled for limited mobility to accompany infantry.

Towed infantry guns[change | change source]

Caliber (mm) Weapon name Country of origin Period
37 Canon d'Infanterie de 37 modèle 1916 TRP  France World War I
37 Type 11 infantry gun  Japan World War II
37 37-mm trench gun M1915  Russian Empire World War I
38 Hughes Breech-loading cannon  Confederate States of America American Civil War
40 1.59 inch Breech-Loading Vickers Q.F. Gun, Mk II  United Kingdom World War I
75 Bofors 75 mm L/20  Sweden Interwar
75 leIG 18  Nazi Germany World War II
75 leIG 18 F  Nazi Germany World War II
75 7.5 cm Infanteriegeschütz 37  Nazi Germany World War II
75 7.5 cm Infanteriegeschütz 42  Nazi Germany World War II
76 76 mm Canon de 76 Fonderie Royale des Canons  Belgium Interwar/World War II
76.2 7.62 cm Infanteriegeschütz L/16.5  German Empire World War I
77 7.7 cm Infanteriegeschütz L/20  German Empire World War I
77 7.7 cm Infanteriegeschütz L/27  German Empire World War I
150 15 cm sIG 33  Nazi Germany World War II

Self-propelled infantry guns[change | change source]

Self-propelled infantry guns named Assault guns are guns mounted in armored vehicles designed to provide direct fire support for infantry and armored forces. Typically, the gun is mounted in the hull and the front of the vehicle most heavily armored.

Caliber (mm) Weapon name Country of origin Period
57 ASU-57  USSR Cold War (1951)
75 StuG III  Nazi Germany World War II
75 StuG IV  Nazi Germany World War II
75 Semovente 75/18  Italy World War II
85 Semovente 75/34  Italy World War II
75 Semovente 75/46  Italy World War II
76 Rooikat 76  South Africa modern
76.2 SU-76  USSR World War II (1942)[1]:156
76.2 SU-76i  USSR World War II (1943)[1]:184
85 ASU-85  USSR Cold War
90 Semovente 90/53  Italy World War II
96 Tank, Heavy Assault, Tortoise (A39)  United Kingdom World War II
105 StuH 42  Nazi Germany World War II
105 Rooikat 105  South Africa Modern
105 Semovente 105/25  Italy World War II
114 BT-42  Finland World War II
122 SU-122  USSR World War II
122 ISU-122  USSR World War II (1943)[1]:177-8
150 Sturmpanzer IV  Nazi Germany World War II
150 15 cm sIG 33 (Sf) auf Panzerkampfwagen I  Nazi Germany World War II
150 15 cm sIG 33 auf Fahrgestell Panzerkampfwagen II  Nazi Germany World War II
150 15 cm sIG 33/1 on Panzer III chassis  Nazi Germany World War II
150 15 cm sIG 33 (Sf) auf Panzerkampfwagen 38(t)  Nazi Germany World War II
152 SU-152  USSR World War II (1943)[1]:165
179 ISU-152  USSR World War II (1943)[1]:176

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Zaloga, Steven J., James Grandsen (1984). Soviet Tanks and Combat Vehicles of World War Two. London: Arms and Armour Press. ISBN 0-85368-606-8..