Artillery and Missiles

Here are some of the artillery and missiles/rockets I have had the opportunity to photograph at museums and air shows.


1000-pound GP bomb

1000-pound GP bomb

1000-pound GP bomb
13-pound QF Field Gun

13-pound QF Field Gun

British 13-pound QF Field Gun and limber at IWM London
25-pound Field Gun

25-pound Field Gun

25-pound Field Gun at IWM London
3-in. Smith Gun

3-in. Smith Gun

British 3-in. Smith anti-tank gun at IWM London
5.5-in. Breech loading naval gun

5.5-in. Breech loading naval gun

British 5.5-in. WW1-era naval gun at IWM London
500-pound GP bombs

500-pound GP bombs

500-pound GP bombs
75mm Field Gun

75mm Field Gun

French 75mm Field Gun at IWM London
9.2-inch Howitzer

9.2-inch Howitzer

British 9.2-inch Howitzer at IWM London
AGM-131A SRAM II

AGM-131A SRAM II

AGM-131A SRAM II at NMoUSAF
AGM-28B Hound Dog

AGM-28B Hound Dog

AGM-28B Hound Dog at NMoUSAF
AIM-7 Sparrow missile

AIM-7 Sparrow missile

AIM-7 Sparrow missile at Yanks Air Museum in Chino
AIR-2A Genie

AIR-2A Genie

AIR-2A Genie at NMoUSAF
AQM-34 Firebee (multiple)

AQM-34 Firebee (multiple)

Ryan AQM-34 Firebee target drones at Pima and the NMoUSAF
Argentine 20mm anti-aircraft twin gun

Argentine 20mm anti-aircraft twin gun

Argentine 20mm anti-aircraft twin gun at IWM London
ASM-N-2 Bat

ASM-N-2 Bat

ASM-N-2 Bat radar-guided glide bomb at Pima
B57 Nuclear Bomb

B57 Nuclear Bomb

B57 nuclear bomb at Pima
B61 Silver Bullet (multiple)

B61 Silver Bullet (multiple)

B61 nuclear bombs displayed at Yanks-Chino and Pima
Blue Steel nuclear missile

Blue Steel nuclear missile

Blue Steel nuclear missile at IWM London
Bomb Shelter

Bomb Shelter

British WWII one-person bomb shelter at IWM London
BQM-126 target drone

BQM-126 target drone

BQM-126 target drone at the Yanks Air Museum in Chino
BQM-34 Firebee (multiple)

BQM-34 Firebee (multiple)

BQM-34 Firebee examples at NMoUSAF
BQM-34F Firebee II

BQM-34F Firebee II

BQM-34F Firebee II at NMoUSAF
CGM-13B Mace

CGM-13B Mace

CGM-13B Mace at NMoUSAF
Dart Aerial Gunnery Target

Dart Aerial Gunnery Target

Dart aerial gunnery target at NMoUSAF
DShK-38 Soviet heavy machine gun (multiple)

DShK-38 Soviet heavy machine gun (multiple)

DShK-38 Soviet heavy machine gun examples at Fort Lewis and the NMoUSAF.
Firestreak missile

Firestreak missile

Firestreak missile at IWM Duxford
Flak 36 (37mm) anti-aircraft gun

Flak 36 (37mm) anti-aircraft gun

Flak 36 German anti-aircraft gun in Detroit
Flak 37/36 (88mm) anti-aircraft gun (multiple)

Flak 37/36 (88mm) anti-aircraft gun (multiple)

Flak 36/37 88mm cannons on display at IWM Duxford, IWM London, FHC, Arlington and NMoUSAF
Flak 38 (20mm) Flakvierling Quad gun

Flak 38 (20mm) Flakvierling Quad gun

Flakvierling Flak 38 20mm Quad gun at NMoUSAF
Fritz-X guided bomb (multiple)

Fritz-X guided bomb (multiple)

Ruhrstahl SD 1400 Fritz-X anti-shipping bomb examples at Pima and the NMoUSAF
GAM 72 Quail missile

GAM 72 Quail missile

GAM 72 Quail missile at the Mighty Eighth AF Museum
GBU-24 Paveway III (multiple)

GBU-24 Paveway III (multiple)

Raytheon GBU-24 Paveway III missile examples at the NMoUSAF and Pima
GEE Radar indicator unit

GEE Radar indicator unit

RAF GEE Radar indicator unit at IWM London
German parachute mine

German parachute mine

German parachute mine at IWM London
Henschel Hs 293

Henschel Hs 293

Henschel Hs 293 on display at the Olympic Flight Museum
Ikara rocket-powered glider

Ikara rocket-powered glider

Ikara rocket-powered glider at IWM London
Japanese 75mm gun model 41

Japanese 75mm gun model 41

Japanese 75mm gun model 41 at Fort Lewis
Japanese M-1905 75mm howitzer

Japanese M-1905 75mm howitzer

Japanese M-1905 75mm howitzer at Fort Lewis
LBD Gargoyle

LBD Gargoyle

LBD-1 Gargoyle at Pima
M-101A1 105mm Howitzer

M-101A1 105mm Howitzer

M-101A1 105mm Howitzer at Fort Lewis
M-1918 155mm Howitzer and Caisson

M-1918 155mm Howitzer and Caisson

M-1918 155mm Howitzer and Caisson at Fort Lewis
M-1918A1 155mm howitzer

M-1918A1 155mm howitzer

M-1918A1 155mm howitzer at Fort Lewis
M-2A1 75mm gun

M-2A1 75mm gun

M-2A1 75mm gun at Fort Lewis
M-2A3 75mm gun

M-2A3 75mm gun

M-2A3 75mm gun at Fort Lewis
M-50 Honest John

M-50 Honest John

M-50 Honest John at Fort Lewis
M-51 Skysweeper (multiple)

M-51 Skysweeper (multiple)

M-51 Skysweeper examples at Fort Lewis
M-6 3-inch anti-tank gun

M-6 3-inch anti-tank gun

M-6 3-inch anti-tank gun at Fort Lewis
M2 90mm anti-aircraft gun

M2 90mm anti-aircraft gun

M2A1 90mm anti-aircraft gun at Pima
M3 anti-tank gun

M3 anti-tank gun

M3 37-mm anti-tank gun at Fort Lewis
Martin Top Turret

Martin Top Turret

Martin Top Turret at Yanks Air Museum in Chino
MG 08 machine gun

MG 08 machine gun

German WWI MG 08 machine gun at IWM London
MIM-14 Nike Hercules

MIM-14 Nike Hercules

MIM-14 Nike Hercules missile at Fort Lewis
MIM-3 Nike Ajax

MIM-3 Nike Ajax

MIM-3 Nike Ajax missile at Fort Lewis
Minenwerfer

Minenwerfer

German Minenwerfer at IWM London
Minuteman II land-based ICBM

Minuteman II land-based ICBM

Minuteman II missile at March AFB
Mk. 82 Snake Eye

Mk. 82 Snake Eye

Mk. 82 500-lb general purpose bomb at Pima
MQM-107 Streaker

MQM-107 Streaker

Beechcraft MQM-107 Streaker at the NMoUSAF
MQM-61 Cardinal

MQM-61 Cardinal

Beechcraft MQM-61 Cardinal target drone at Yanks/Chino
Pak 36 (37mm) anti-tank gun

Pak 36 (37mm) anti-tank gun

Pak 36 Anti-tank gun at Duxford
Pak 38 (50mm) anti-tank gun

Pak 38 (50mm) anti-tank gun

Pak 38 50mm anti-tank gun at the Imperial War Museum
Paper Fuel Tank (108 gallon)

Paper Fuel Tank (108 gallon)

108-gallon paper fuel tank at IWM London
Polaris nose cap

Polaris nose cap

Polaris nose cap at IWM London
RPG-7 Soviet anti-tank grenade launcher

RPG-7 Soviet anti-tank grenade launcher

RPG-7 Soviet grenade launcher at Fort Lewis
SCR-658 Radio Receiver

SCR-658 Radio Receiver

SCR-658 Radio Receiver at NMoUSAF
Sky Gun

Sky Gun

Sky Gun on display in the New Tacoma Cemetery
SM-2 missile

SM-2 missile

Raytheon SM-2 (RIM-66) medium-range missile at Pima
SM-73 Bull Goose

SM-73 Bull Goose

SM-73 Bull Goose at NMoUSAF
Sonobuoy Type 17054

Sonobuoy Type 17054

Type 17054 sonobuoy at IWM London
Spanish 1796-98 cannons (multiple)

Spanish 1796-98 cannons (multiple)

Eighteenth-Century Spanish cannons at Fort Lewis
Sperry Ball Turret

Sperry Ball Turret

Sperry Ball Turret at Yanks Air Museum in Chino
SS-1A Scud launching system

SS-1A Scud launching system

Scud missile launching system at the Flying Heritage Collection
Talos missile

Talos missile

I photographed this Talos missile at Patriots Point in Charleston, SC. Talos missile; Patriots Point 2013
TM-61 Matador

TM-61 Matador

TM-61 Matador at NMoUSAF
Torpedo Type G7e T3

Torpedo Type G7e T3

Type G7e T3 torpedo at IWM London
Twin 20mm cannon

Twin 20mm cannon

Twin 20mm cannon at Yanks Air Museum in Chino
Twin 50 anti-aircraft mount

Twin 50 anti-aircraft mount

Twin 50 anti-aircraft mount at Fort Lewis
Type 65 Twin 37mm AA gun

Type 65 Twin 37mm AA gun

Type 65 Twin 37mm AA gun at Fort Lewis
US Model 1902 3-inch gun

US Model 1902 3-inch gun

US Model 1902 3-inch gun at Fort Lewis
W53 Thermonuclear Bomb

W53 Thermonuclear Bomb

W53 Thermonuclear Bomb at NMoUSAF
Wasserfall missile

Wasserfall missile

Wasserfall missile in the NMoUSAF restoration hangar
WE177A nuclear bomb

WE177A nuclear bomb

WE177A nuclear bomb at IWM London
WECX Missile Launcher train car

WECX Missile Launcher train car

WECX Missile Launcher train car at NMoUSAF
Wing Tanks (variety)

Wing Tanks (variety)

Airplane wing tanks displayed at Yanks/Chino
Wurzburg A radar dish

Wurzburg A radar dish

German Wurzburg A radar dish at IWM London
X-10

X-10

X-10 at the NMoUSAF
X-4 German AA missile

X-4 German AA missile

German X-4 air-to-air guided missile at the NMoUSAF
XGAM-63 Rascal

XGAM-63 Rascal

Bell XGAM-63 Rascal at NMoUSAF
ZPU x 4 Soviet anti-aircraft gun

ZPU x 4 Soviet anti-aircraft gun

Soviet ZPU x 4 at Fort Lewis