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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 | Edited: 7/1/2018
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Year: 1988
Manufacturer(s): State Factories - UK
Action: Manually-Operated
Caliber(s): 51mm
Sights: Integrated.
Overall Length: 700 mm (27.56 in)
Barrel Length: 700 mm (27.56 in)
Weight (Unloaded): 13.82 lb (6.27 kg)
Rate-of-Fire: 8 rounds-per-minute
Effective Range: 2,460 ft (750 m; 820 yd)
Operators: United Kingdom

Variants / Models

• L9 - Base Series Designation
• L9A1 - Formal designation
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