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Ordnance QF 18-Pounder


Towed Field Gun (1904)


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The Ordnance QF 18-Pounder Field Gun arrived in 1904 and saw considerable battlefield use from then until the end of World War 2 in 1945.



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Specifications



Service Year
1904

Origin
United Kingdom national flag graphic
United Kingdom

Crew
6
CREWMEN
Production
10,500
UNITS


State Arsenals - UK
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(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Fire Support / Assault / Breaching
Support allied forces through direct / in-direct fire, assault forward positions, and / or breach fortified areas of the battlefield.


Length
7.7 ft
2.34 m
Weight
2,822 lb
1,280 kg
Tonnage
1.4 tons
LIGHT
(Showcased structural values pertain to the base Ordnance QF 18-Pounder production variant. Length typically includes main gun in forward position if applicable to the design)
Powerplant: None. This is a towed artillery piece.
Range
3.7 mi
(6.0 km)
(Showcased performance specifications pertain to the base Ordnance QF 18-Pounder production variant. Compare this entry against any other in our database)
1 x 84mm barrel


Supported Types




(Not all weapon types may be represented in the showcase above)
Dependent upon ammunition carrier.


QF 18-Pounder - Base Series Name
Mk I
Mk II


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