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Ordnance BL 12-inch (Towed)


Heavy Siege Howitzer


The British BL 12-inch heavy siege howitzer fired a massive 750lb, 304.8mm shell out to 11,340 yards.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 5/10/2017






Specifications



Year:
1916
Crew
6
Manufacturing
Vickers - UK
Production
57 Units
National flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
- Fire Support / Assault / Breaching
Length:
17.32 ft (5.28 m)
(Showcased structural values pertain to the Ordnance BL 12-inch Mk IV production model)
None. This is a towed artillery system.
(Showcased powerplant information pertains to the Ordnance BL 12-inch Mk IV production model)
Maximum Range:
6 miles (10 km)
(Showcased performance values pertain to the Ordnance BL 12-inch Mk IV production model; Compare this entry against any other in our database)
1 x 305mm (12") gun barrel

Ammunition:
Dependent upon ammunition carrier.
(Showcased armament details pertain to the Ordnance BL 12-inch Mk IV production model)
Ordnance BL 12-inch Howitzer - Base Series Name
Mk II - 14 examples produced
Mk IV - 43 examples produced

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