Artillery can come in many shapes and sizes, depending on its purpose.
The main kinds of artillery:
(1) field gun or cannon
angle of barrel
limited ability to raise or lower
usually > 45 degrees
variable, can be long range
direct, line of sight
indirect (over walls or obstacles, trenches)
Howitzers are the most common type of modern artillery because of its flexibility in use.
Mortars are often used for squad or personal use, requiring them to be small and relatively light.
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