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Ordnance L9A1 51mm


Platoon-Level Light Mortar [ 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.



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 07/01/2018 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com

Specifications



Service Year
1988

Origin
United Kingdom national flag graphic
United Kingdom

Classification


Platoon-Level Light Mortar


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Fire Support
Capable of suppressing enemy elements at range through direct or in-direct fire.


Overall Length
700 mm
27.56 in
Barrel Length
700 mm
27.56 in
Empty Wgt
13.82 lb
6.27 kg
Sights


Integrated.


Action


Manually-Operated

(Material presented above is for historical and entertainment value and should not be construed as usable for hardware restoration, maintenance, or general operation - always consult official manufacturer sources for such information)


Caliber(s)*


51mm

Sample Visuals**


Graphical image of an infantry mortar projectile / shell
Rounds / Feed


Single-Shot; Reusable Launch Tube.
Cartridge relative size chart
*May not represent an exhuastive list; calibers are model-specific dependent, always consult official manufacturer sources.
**Graphics not to actual size; not all cartridges may be represented visually; graphics intended for general reference only.
Max Eff.Range
2,460 ft
(750 m | 820 yd)
Rate-of-Fire
8
rds/min


L9 - Base Series Designation
L9A1 - Formal designation


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