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Ordnance L9A1 51mm


Platoon-Level Light Mortar


The L9 51mm light mortar system succeeded the aging line of 2-inch mortars used by the British Army during the fighting days of World War 2.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 7/1/2018






Specifications



Year:
1988
Manufacturing
State Factories - UK
National flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
- In-Direct Fire / Siege / Area Effect
Overall Length:
700 mm (27.56 in)
Barrel Length:
700 mm (27.56 in)
Weight (Unloaded):
13.82 lb (6.27 kg)
Sights:
Integrated.
Action:
Manually-Operated
Rate-of-Fire:
8 rounds-per-minute
Effective Range:
2,460 ft (750 m; 820 yd)
L9 - Base Series Designation
L9A1 - Formal designation

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