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Ordnance L9A1 51mm

Platoon-Level Light Mortar

Ordnance L9A1 51mm

Platoon-Level Light Mortar

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OVERVIEW



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.
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ORIGIN: United Kingdom
YEAR: 1988
MANUFACTURER(S): State Factories - UK
OPERATORS: United Kingdom
SPECIFICATIONS



Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible. Calibers listed may be model/chambering dependent.
ACTION: Manually-Operated
CALIBER(S): 51mm
LENGTH (OVERALL): 700 millimeters (27.56 inches)
LENGTH (BARREL): 700 millimeters (27.56 inches)
WEIGHT (UNLOADED): 13.82 pounds (6.27 kilograms)
SIGHTS: Integrated.
RATE-OF-FIRE: 8 rounds-per-minute
RANGE (EFFECTIVE): 2,460 feet (750 meters; 820 yards)
VARIANTS



Series Model Variants
• L9 - Base Series Designation
• L9A1 - Formal designation