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Ordnance L9A1 51mm

Platoon-Level Light Mortar

OVERVIEW
HISTORY
SPECIFICATIONS
OPERATORS
VARIANTS
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.




Specifications

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: 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



• L9 - Base Series Designation
• L9A1 - Formal designation






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