Curent state: Advanced state of degradation

Built in: 1884

Country: Romania

City: Bucharest

Street: George Calinescu Street

Type: Fort type 2

Planning specialist: Lt General H.A. Brialmont

Contributor:

RO:

Fortul cu traseu pentagonal, cu frontul de gât semibastionat,

dispunea în centrul fortificației de un reduit în forma unui as de pică înconjurat de un șanț.

Construit în 1884-1895 după planurile avizate de generalul-locotenent H.A. Brialmont.

Armament prevăzut: 2 cupole cu obuziere de 210 mm, 2 cupole cu câte 2 tunuri de 150 mm, 6 turele cu eclipsă cu tunuri T.R. de 57 mm, 17 tunuri T.R. de 57 mm instalate pe „afete de ambrazură”, pentru flancare, și un tun de 150 mm.

EN:

The pentagonal fortification was centered around a spade-shaped redoubt surrounded by a ditch and had the gorge wall reinforced by half-bastions.

It was built after 1884 according to the plans approved by Lt General H.A. Brialmont. Mounted armament: 2 cupolas with 210 mm howitzers, 2 cupolas with two 150 mm guns each, 6 eclipse turrets for 57 mm rapid-fire guns, 17 flanking 57 mm RF guns mounted on carriages in embrasures, and a 150 mm gun.

 

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