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Ordnance L9A1 51mm


Platoon-Level Light Mortar


United Kingdom | 1988



"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."

Performance
Performance specifications presented assume optimal operating conditions for the Ordnance L9A1 51mm. Information presented is strictly for general reference and should not be misconstrued as useful for hardware restoration or operation.
2,460 ft
749.8 m | 820.0 yds
Max.Eff.Range
8
Rounds-Per-Minute
Rate-of-Fire
Physical
The physical qualities of the Ordnance L9A1 51mm. Information presented is strictly for general reference and should not be misconstrued as useful for hardware restoration or operation.
700 mm
27.56 in
O/A Length
700 mm
27.56 in
Barrel Length
13.82 lb
6.27 kg
Weight
Manually-Operated
Action
51mm
Caliber(s)
Single-Shot; Reusable Launch Tube.
Feed
Integrated.
Sights
Variants
Notable series variants as part of the Ordnance L9A1 51mm Platoon-Level Light Mortar family line.
L9 - Base Series Designation
L9A1 - Formal designation
Operators
Global customers who have evaluated and/or operated the Ordnance L9A1 51mm. Nations are displayed by flag, each linked to their respective national small arms listing.

Contractor(s): State Factories - UK
National flag of the United Kingdom

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