Price: $62.95 & FREE Shipping: Brand: AFV Club: ... AFV Club AFV35163 1:35 Bofors 40mm Automatic Gun M1 MODEL KIT $50.99. For the 8 inch Gun, M1, two types of charges are provided for use with the Shell, H.E., M103. AFV35321 1:35 AFV Club M1 8-inch Howitzer WW2 [Model Building KIT] Brand: AFV Club. The powder in the M9 charge is in the M1 class with an 87-10-3 formula. The tube, was then lifted off its trailer and set in place on the carriage. The Green Bag consisted of charges 1 to 5 and was used when engaging targets within 10,000 meters. News Feed. The weapon was a complete artillery system fielding its powerful 203mm gun tube which was sat upon its elevation (-2 to +65 degrees) and traverse (+60 degrees) hardware. This topic is categorised under: Guns » Howitzers » M1 240 mm Howitzer Black Dragon Apparently these guns were not satisfactory and thus US Army acquired only 139 of them. The M1 240 mm Howitzer Black Dragon-page contains all related products, articles, books, walkarounds and plastic scale modeling projects dedicated to this gun.. An 8-inch US Army field gun in action during the bombardment of Brest, France, Aug-Sep 1944: 8in Gun M1 on display at the United States Army Ordnance Museum, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, United States, 12 Jun 2007, photo 1 of 2 Home US Army Artillery School Collection 8-Inch Gun M1 and 240-mm Howitzer M1 Towed-1954. Reference URL Rate. The M1 8 inch gun was moved in two pieces, tube and carriage, on trailers by M35 prime movers. Development. gun was the 8-inch gun, which had a range of 35,000 yards, outranging the 170-mm. Its 8-inch howitzer used separate loading or “bagged” ammunition, firing two types of charges, either the M1 (Green Bag) or M2 (White Bag). Save to favorites. Only 5 left in stock - order soon. That color does not appear authentic for WWII. The first 3 photos from the upper left are color-corrected to represent the natural color of the gun. Serious development began in June 1940 of an 8-inch (200 mm) gun that would have a range of 33,500 yards (30,600 m), a road speed of 25 mph (40 km/h), be transported in 2 loads weighing no more than 44,000 lb (20,000 kg) and be suitable for rail movement. The M-110 entered service in 1961. 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 rating. The answer to the German 170-mm. More about the M1 240 mm Howitzer Black Dragon howitzer. The carriage was lifted from the trailer and set in place by a mobile Lorain crane. 8-inch Gun M1 This 8-inch Gun M1 is displayed in firing configuration at the 45th Infantry Division Museum. The grains have seven perforations and a web of .0695 inch. The gun tube, on carriage M2, (in firing position) weighed approximately 35 tons (1). Both types are of the base and increment type. 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