105MM Abbott SP Gun

The Abbot manufactured by Vickers entered service with the British Army in 1965. The gun was also used in Germany as part of the British Army of the Rhine and the support of NATO.

In Canada the Royal Horse Artillery Regiment used it.  The Abbot was withdrawn from service in 1995, replaced with the AS 90. It is still being used in the Indian Army, due for replacement.

The Gun here came from BATUS (British Army Training Unit Suffield) part of CFB Suffield. Alberta.

Projectile: 42 Lbs (20.45kg)

Range: 10 3/4 miles (17.3 km)

Crew: 6 (4 in vehicle & 2 travel in Ammunition vehicle)