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Ordnance ML 9.45-inch Heavy Trench Mortar (Flying Pig)

Heavy Smoothbore Mortar

Ordnance ML 9.45-inch Heavy Trench Mortar (Flying Pig)

Heavy Smoothbore Mortar

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The ML 9.45-inch Heavy Trench Mortar extensively in World War 1, though their heavy weight made them somewhat cumbersome to manage.
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ORIGIN: United Kingdom
YEAR: 1916
MANUFACTURER(S): State Factories - UK
OPERATORS: Australia; United Kingdom
SPECIFICATIONS



Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible. Calibers listed may be model/chambering dependent.
ACTION: Not Available
CALIBER(S): 240mm
LENGTH (OVERALL): 1,300 millimeters (51.18 inches)
LENGTH (BARREL): 1,300 millimeters (51.18 inches)
WEIGHT (UNLOADED): 1,909.20 pounds (866.00 kilograms)
SIGHTS: Not Available
MUZZLE VELOCITY: 475 feet-per-second (145 meters-per-second)
RANGE (EFFECTIVE): 7,200 feet (2,195 meters; 2,400 yards)
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Series Model Variants
• Mk I
• Mk II
• Mk III
• Mk IV