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History, Reference, Research, and GrogTalk => Organizations and Equipment => Topic started by: Labbug on December 22, 2020, 06:41:17 PM

Title: Long Range Cannon Gets Direct Hit on Target 43 Miles Away
Post by: Labbug on December 22, 2020, 06:41:17 PM
https://www.foxbusiness.com/technology/armys-long-range-cannon-gets-direct-hit-on-target-43-miles-away#&_intcmp=hp1r_20,hp1r

This is most likely under ideal conditions, but it is still impressive.
Title: Re: Long Range Cannon Gets Direct Hit on Target 43 Miles Away
Post by: Gusington on December 22, 2020, 07:28:43 PM
Didnít the Paris Gun (Germanyís Big Bertha) have a range of 60+ miles or more during WWI?
Title: Re: Long Range Cannon Gets Direct Hit on Target 43 Miles Away
Post by: Labbug on December 23, 2020, 07:20:57 AM
Didnít the Paris Gun (Germanyís Big Bertha) have a range of 60+ miles or more during WWI?

The Paris Gun had long range but poor accuracy.  You needed a large target like a city to make sure you hit within the target.
Title: Re: Long Range Cannon Gets Direct Hit on Target 43 Miles Away
Post by: Dammit Carl! on December 23, 2020, 07:53:55 AM
Neat!