Military History Books
by Harold A. Skaarup   www.SilverHawkAuthor.com   
 
Artillery preserved in Canada 7: New Brunswick, 5 CDSB Gagetown, 4th Artillery Regiment (General Support)

 Artillery preserved at 5 Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown,

the 4th Artillery Regiment (General Support)

Data current to 17 Sep 2018.

The aim of this web page is to locate, identify and document every historical piece of artillery preserved with the 4th Artillery Regiment (GS) at 5 CDSB Gagetown.  Many contributors have assisted in the hunt for these guns to provide and update the data found on these web pages.  Photos are by the author unless otherwise credited.  Any errors found here are by the author, and any additions, corrections or amendments to this list of Guns and Artillery in Canada would be most welcome and may be e-mailed to the author at hskaarup@rogers.com.

For all official data concerning the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery, please click on the link to their website:

Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery Website

Note: Back in the day, artillery in Canada was referred to by its radio call sign "Sheldrake".  It is now referred to by its "Golf" call sign.  (Acorn sends)

Une traduction au français pour l'information technique présente serait grandement apprécié. Vos corrections, changements et suggestions sont les bienvenus, et peuvent être envoyés au hskaarup@rogers.com

5 Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown, 4th Artillery Regiment (General Support)

ADATs, 4th Artillery Regiment (General Support), 5 Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown, New Brunswick.  The Air Defense Anti-Tank System (ADATS) is a dual-purpose short range surface-to-air and anti-tank missile system based on the M113A2 vehicle.  It is manufactured by the Swiss company Oerlikon-Contraves, a member of the Rheinmetall Defence Group of Germany.  The ADATS missile is a laser-guided supersonic missile with a range of 10 kilometres, with an electro-optical sensor with TV and Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR). The carrying vehicle has also a conventional two-dimensional radar with an effective range of over 25 kilometres.

3-pounder Vickers, Sons & Maxim LD Semi-Automatic QF Gun, stamped Vickers Sons & Maxim LD 3 pdr Autom.  QF, No. 4615, 1901.  Mk VII, ESQ 150.  3-pounder Stand VI Mod 2, No. 90, EWE, GHE 346. 1915.   No. 1 in front of the 4th Artillery Regiment (General Support), Headquarters, main entrance.

3-pounder USN, Vickers, Sons & Maxim LL Semi-Automatic QF Gun, plaque Patent No. 453702, dated 9th June 1891, plate USN Vickers Sons & Maxim London 3-pounder VI No. 531, JBB, 832, 1901, 35466, 4616, No. 2 in front of the 4th Artillery Regiment (General Support), Headquarters, main entrance.

40-mm Bofors AA gun, 53rd Bty, 3rd LAA Regt, Bexhil, UK, 10 June 1942.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3229979)

40-mm Twin Bofors AA gun, UK, Mar 1943.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3223277)

40-mm Bofors Light Anti-Aircraft Gun, 4th Artillery Regiment (General Support), Headquarters, west entrance.

American 90-mm M1A1 Anti-Aircraft Gun, inside the vehicle compound, 4th Artillery Regiment (General Support), 5 Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown, New Brunswick.

Oerlikon 35-mm Twin Cannon,4th Artillery Regiment (General Support), inside the vehicle compound, 5 Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown, New Brunswick.

Oerlikon 35-mm Twin Cannon,4th Artillery Regiment (General Support), inside the 4 AR (GS) training compound, 5 Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown, New Brunswick.

Skyguard Radar System, 4th Artillery Regiment (General Support), inside the vehicle compound, 5 Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown, New Brunswick.