10.5 cm hruby kanon vz. 35

10.5 cm hrubý kanón vz. 35

10.5 cm hk vz. 35 captured by the Wehrmacht, place as coastal artillery in France
Type Howitzer
Place of origin Czechoslovakia
Service history
In service 1935-1945
Used by  Bulgaria
 Nazi Germany
Wars World War II
Production history
Designer Skoda
Manufacturer Skoda
Produced 1935-41
Weight 4,200 kilograms (9,300 lb)
Barrel length 4.4 metres (14 ft) L/42

Caliber 105 mm (4.13 in)
Breech sliding block
Carriage split trail
Elevation -6° to +42°
Traverse 50°
Rate of fire 8 rpm
Muzzle velocity 730 m/s (2,395 ft/s)
Maximum firing range 18,100 metres (19,800 yd)

The 10.5 cm hrubý kanón vz. 35 (Heavy Gun model 35) was a Czech field gun used in the Second World War. Those weapons captured after the German occupation of Czechoslovakia in March 1939 were taken into Wehrmacht service as the 10.5 cm K 35(t). Former Yugoslav guns were designated as the 10.5 cm Kanone 339(j). It was used by a variety of German units during World War II, especially on coastal defense duties. 36 were in service with the Slovak Army.[1]

Design & History

It was designed solely for motor traction. It fired 18-kilogram (40 lb) HE, canister and semi-armor-piercing shells.


  1. Kliment and Nakládal, p. 123


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