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Skoda 30.5 cm. siege gun

Škoda Works was the largest armaments manufacturer in Austria-Hungary, and produced naval guns, mountain guns, and howitzers. The Škoda 30.5 cm siege gun was used against the Belgian forts in 1914.

The guns were ordered in 1906 with the requirement that they be capable of penetrating the concrete forts then being built in Italy and Belgium.

Other Skoda guns included the 7.5 cm Gebirgskanone M. 15, a mountain gun, and the 100 mm Model 1916 (100 mm M.16) mountain howitzer.

Skoda 30.5 cm. siege gun is an artillery.