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Ordnance QF 4.7-Inch


Medium Field Gun / Coastal Artillery / Naval Gun


United Kingdom | 1887



"The QF 4.7-inch Gun series served its operators as a naval gun, coastal defense gun, and medium field gun throughout its decades-long tenure."



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 05/10/2017 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com
Power & Performance
Those special qualities that separate one land system design from another. Performance specifications presented assume optimal operating conditions for the Ordnance QF 4.7-Inch Medium Field Gun / Coastal Artillery / Naval Gun.
None. This is a towed or fixed artillery piece.
Installed Power
6 miles
9 km
Range
Structure
The physical qualities of the Ordnance QF 4.7-Inch Medium Field Gun / Coastal Artillery / Naval Gun.
10
(MANNED)
Crew
15.7 ft
4.8 meters
O/A Length
4,597 lb
2,085 kg | 2.3 tons
Weight
Armament & Ammunition
Available supported armament, ammunition, and special-mission equipment featured in the design of the Ordnance QF 4.7-Inch Medium Field Gun / Coastal Artillery / Naval Gun.
1 x 119mm gun barrel
AMMUNITION:
Dependent upon ammunition carrier.
SPECIAL EQUIPMENT:
Nightvision - NONE
Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Protection (CBRN) - NONE
Variants
Notable series variants as part of the Ordnance QF 4.7-Inch family line.
QF 4.7" Gun - Base Series Name
Mk I
Mk II
MK III
Mk IV
Operators
Global customers who have evaluated and/or operated the Ordnance QF 4.7-Inch. Nations are displayed by flag, each linked to their respective national land systems listing.

Total Production: 1,167 Units

Contractor(s): Elswick Ordnance; Vickers Sons & Maxim - UK
National flag of Australia National flag of Italy National flag of modern Japan National flag of South Africa National flag of the United Kingdom

[ Australia; Italy; Imperial Japan; South Africa; United Kingdom ]
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Image of the Ordnance QF 4.7-Inch
Image from the Public Domain.

Design Qualities
Some designs are single-minded in their approach while others offer a more versatile solution to battlefield requirements.
FIRE SUPPORT / ASSAULT / BREACHING
Recognition
Some designs stand the test of time while others are doomed to never advance beyond the drawing board; let history be their judge.
Going Further...
The Ordnance QF 4.7-Inch Medium Field Gun / Coastal Artillery / Naval Gun appears in the following collections:
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