Fort Sill in Comanche County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
U.S. M119 105mm Light Howitzer
Caliber - 4.1 in. - 105 mm
Weight - 4,000 lbs. - 1,818 kg
Range - 19,135 yds. - 17,500 m
Muzzle Velocity - 1,620 ft/sec. - 494 m/sec.
Shell Weight - 35 lbs. - 16 kg
Elevation - (-5 to + 70 degrees) - (-100 to +1,244 mils)
Traverse - 5 degrees - 90 mils
Rate of Fire - 8 rpm
Erected by U.S. Army Field Artillery Museum. (Marker Number 056.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm. A significant historical month for this entry is July 2013.
Location. 34° 39.905′ N, 98° 23.042′ W. Marker is in Fort Sill, Oklahoma, in Comanche County. Marker is at the intersection of Corral Road and Randolph Road, on the right when traveling east on Corral Road. The marker is located east of the U.S. Army Field Artillery Museum in Missile Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Sill OK 73503, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. M2 Corporal Missile (a few steps from this marker); U.S. PGM-11 Redstone Missile (within shouting distance of this marker); German K-18 15cm Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); US M2 90mm Anti Aircraft Gun (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. MGM-31A Pershing ISoviet M1939 52-K 85mm Anti Aircraft Gun (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Iraqi SZ-60 57mm Anti Aircraft Gun (about 300 feet away); MIM-23 Hawk (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Sill.
More about this marker. The marker and museum are located on Fort Sill, an active military installation. The museum is open to the public, but appropriate photo identification is required for access to the post.
Also see . . . U.S. Army Field Artillery Museum. (Submitted on September 24, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 23, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 254 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 23, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.