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


Heavy Smoothbore Mortar [ 1916 ]



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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Specifications



Service Year
1916

Origin
United Kingdom national flag graphic
United Kingdom

Classification


Heavy Smoothbore Mortar


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


Overall Length
1,300 mm
51.18 in
Barrel Length
1,300 mm
51.18 in
Empty Wgt
1,909.20 lb
866.00 kg
Sights


Not Available


Action


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Caliber(s)*


240mm

Sample Visuals**


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


Single-Shot; Reusable
Cartridge relative size chart
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**Graphics not to actual size; not all cartridges may be represented visually; graphics intended for general reference only.
Max Eff.Range
7,200 ft
(2,195 m | 2,400 yd)
Muzzle Velocity
475 ft/sec
(145 m/sec)


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