Recoil System

Some articles on recoil system, recoil:

Recoil - Mounted Guns
... A recoil system absorbs recoil energy, reducing the peak force that is conveyed to whatever the gun is mounted on ... Old-fashioned cannons without a recoil system roll several meters backwards when fired ... Степанович in 1872 (short recoil operation) and later in France (based on Baranovsky construction) - 75mm field gun of 1897 (long recoil operation) ...
Canon De 75 Modèle 1897 - Development
3) An early hydro-pneumatic short recoil mechanism that was designed by Major Louis Baquet ... The only major design difference between the 57 and 75 that would emerge was the recoil system ... engineer working at the Ingolstadt arsenal, had patented an oil-and-compressed-air long-recoil system ...
Sherman Firefly - Design
... thing Kilbourn had to fix was the lack of a workable recoil system for the 17 pounder ... The 17 pounder travelled 40 in (1.0 m) back as it absorbed the recoil of the blast ... Kilbourn solved this problem by redesigning the recoil system completely rather than modifying it ...

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