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Ordnance BL 12-inch (Towed)

Heavy Siege Howitzer

Ordnance BL 12-inch (Towed)

Heavy Siege Howitzer

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SPECIFICATIONS
ARMAMENT
VARIANTS
HISTORY
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OVERVIEW



The British BL 12-inch heavy siege howitzer fired a massive 750lb, 304.8mm shell out to 11,340 yards.
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ORIGIN: United Kingdom
YEAR: 1916
MANUFACTURER(S): Vickers - UK
PRODUCTION: 57
OPERATORS: United Kingdom
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the Ordnance BL 12-inch (Towed) model. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 6
LENGTH: 17.32 feet (5.28 meters)
ENGINE: None. This is a towed artillery system.
RANGE: 6 miles (10 kilometers)




ARMAMENT



1 x 305mm (12") gun barrel

Ammunition:
Dependent upon ammunition carrier.
NBC PROTECTION: None
NIGHTVISION: None
VARIANTS



Series Model Variants
• Ordnance BL 12-inch Howitzer - Base Series Name
• Mk II - 14 examples produced
• Mk IV - 43 examples produced






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