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Ordnance QF 2-Pounder (Pom-Pom)


Anti-Aircraft (AA) Cannon (1915)


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The British QF-2 Pounder Pom-Pom naval autocannon was a common sight aboard warships of the 20th Century.



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Specifications



Service Year
1915

Origin
United Kingdom national flag graphic
United Kingdom

Crew
5
CREWMEN
Production
15,000
UNITS


Vickers-Armstrong - UK
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(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Anti-Aircraft / Airspace Denial
Base model or variant can be used to search, track, and neutralize airborne elements at range.
Fire Support / Assault / Breaching
Support allied forces through direct / in-direct fire, assault forward positions, and / or breach fortified areas of the battlefield.


Length
8.5 ft
2.6 m
Weight
882 lb
400 kg
(Showcased structural values pertain to the base Ordnance QF 2-Pounder (Pom-Pom) production variant. Length typically includes main gun in forward position if applicable to the design)
Powerplant: None.
Range
2.5 mi
(4.0 km)
(Showcased performance specifications pertain to the base Ordnance QF 2-Pounder (Pom-Pom) production variant. Compare this entry against any other in our database)
1, 2 or 4 x 40mm barrels.


Supported Types




(Not all weapon types may be represented in the showcase above)
14-round steel-link belts.


QF 2-Pounder (Pom-Pom) - Base Series Designation
QF 1-Pounder
QF 1.5-Pounder
QF 2-Pounder Mk.II
QF 2-Pounder Mk.VIII


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