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


Heavy Smoothbore Mortar


United Kingdom | 1916



"The ML 9.45-inch Heavy Trench Mortar extensively in World War 1, though their heavy weight made them somewhat cumbersome to manage."

Performance
Performance specifications presented assume optimal operating conditions for the Ordnance ML 9.45-inch Heavy Trench Mortar (Flying Pig). Information presented is strictly for general reference and should not be misconstrued as useful for hardware restoration or operation.
7,200 ft
2,194.6 m | 2,400.0 yds
Max.Eff.Range
475 ft/sec
145 m/sec
Muzzle Velocity
Physical
The physical qualities of the Ordnance ML 9.45-inch Heavy Trench Mortar (Flying Pig). Information presented is strictly for general reference and should not be misconstrued as useful for hardware restoration or operation.
1,300 mm
51.18 in
O/A Length
1,300 mm
51.18 in
Barrel Length
1,909.20 lb
866.00 kg
Weight
Not Available
Action
240mm
Caliber(s)
Single-Shot; Reusable
Feed
Not Available
Sights
Variants
Notable series variants as part of the Ordnance ML 9.45-inch Heavy Trench Mortar (Flying Pig) Heavy Smoothbore Mortar family line.
Mk I
Mk II
Mk III
Mk IV
Operators
Global customers who have evaluated and/or operated the Ordnance ML 9.45-inch Heavy Trench Mortar (Flying Pig). Nations are displayed by flag, each linked to their respective national small arms listing.

Contractor(s): State Factories - UK
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[ Australia; United Kingdom ]
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