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Ordnance QF 15-pounder

Index Ordnance QF 15-pounder

The Ordnance QF 15 pounder gun,Britain traditionally denoted smaller ordnance by the maximum weight of the gun's projectile. [1]

28 relations: A Battery, Honourable Artillery Company, B Battery, Honourable Artillery Company, Berkshire Royal Horse Artillery, Canister shot, Field gun, German Empire, Gun shield, Heinrich Ehrhardt, Ian V. Hogg, List of field guns, Martin Farndale, Nottinghamshire Royal Horse Artillery, Ordnance BL 12-pounder 6 cwt, Ordnance BL 15 pounder, Ordnance BLC 15-pounder, Ordnance QF 13-pounder, Ordnance QF 18-pounder, Rheinmetall, Royal Field Artillery, Royal Horse Artillery, Second Boer War, Senussi Campaign, Sheikh Othman, Shrapnel shell, South Arabia during World War I, Territorial Force, World War I, Yeomanry.

A Battery, Honourable Artillery Company

A Battery (1st City of London Horse Artillery), Honourable Artillery Company was a horse artillery battery that was formed from Light Cavalry Squadron, HAC in 1891.

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B Battery, Honourable Artillery Company

B Battery (2nd City of London Horse Artillery), Honourable Artillery Company was a horse artillery battery that was formed from the Field Artillery, HAC in 1899.

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Berkshire Royal Horse Artillery

The Berkshire Royal Horse Artillery was a Territorial Force Royal Horse Artillery battery that was formed in Berkshire in 1908.

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Canister shot

Canister shot is a kind of anti-personnel ammunition used in cannons.

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Field gun

A field gun is a field artillery piece.

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German Empire

The German Empire (Deutsches Kaiserreich, officially Deutsches Reich),Herbert Tuttle wrote in September 1881 that the term "Reich" does not literally connote an empire as has been commonly assumed by English-speaking people.

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Gun shield

U.S. Marine manning an M240 machine gun equipped with a gun shield A gun shield is a flat (or sometimes curved) piece of armor designed to be mounted on a crew-served weapon such as a machine gun or artillery piece, or, more rarely, to be used with an assault rifle.

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Heinrich Ehrhardt

Heinrich Ehrhardt (17 November 1840 in Zella St. Blasius – 20 November 1928 in Zella-Mehlis) was a German inventor, industrialist and entrepreneur.

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Ian V. Hogg

Ian Vernon Hogg (1926 – 7 March 2002) was a British author of books on firearms, artillery, ammunition, and fortification, as well as biographies of several famous general officers.

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List of field guns

Field guns are one of two primary types of field artillery.

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Martin Farndale

General Sir Martin Baker Farndale KCB (6 January 1929 – 10 May 2000) was a British Army General who reached high office in the 1980s.

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Nottinghamshire Royal Horse Artillery

The Nottinghamshire Royal Horse Artillery was a Territorial Force Royal Horse Artillery battery that was formed in Nottinghamshire in 1908.

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Ordnance BL 12-pounder 6 cwt

The Ordnance BL 12 pounder 6 cwtBritish military traditionally denoted smaller ordnance by the weight of its standard projectile, in this case approximately.

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Ordnance BL 15 pounder

The Ordnance BL 15 pounder, otherwise known as the 15 pounder 7 cwt, was the British Army's field gun in the Second Boer War and some remained in limited use in minor theatres of World War I. It fired a shell of 3-inch diameter with a maximum weight of, hence its name which differentiated it from its predecessor '12 pounder' 3-inch gun which fired shells weighing only.

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Ordnance BLC 15-pounder

The Ordnance BLC 15 pounder gun (BLC stood for BL Converted) was a modernised version of the obsolete BL 15 pounder 7 cwt gun, incorporating a recoil and recuperator mechanism above the barrel and a modified quicker-opening breech.

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Ordnance QF 13-pounder

The Ordnance QF 13-pounder (quick-firing) field gun was the standard equipment of the British and Canadian Royal Horse Artillery at the outbreak of World War I.

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Ordnance QF 18-pounder

The Ordnance QF 18 pounder,British military traditionally denoted smaller ordnance by the weight of its standard projectile, in this case approximately or simply 18-pounder Gun, was the standard British Empire field gun of the First World War-era.

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Rheinmetall

Rheinmetall AG has a presence in two corporate sectors (automotive and defence) with six divisions, and is headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany.

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Royal Field Artillery

The Royal Field Artillery (RFA) of the British Army provided close artillery support for the infantry.

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Royal Horse Artillery

The Royal Horse Artillery (RHA) was formed in 1793 as a distinct arm of the Royal Regiment of Artillery (commonly termed Royal Artillery) of the British Army.

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Second Boer War

The Second Boer War (11 October 1899 – 31 May 1902) was fought between the British Empire and two Boer states, the South African Republic (Republic of Transvaal) and the Orange Free State, over the Empire's influence in South Africa.

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Senussi Campaign

The Senussi Campaign took place in North Africa, from November 1915 to February 1917, during the First World War between the British Empire and the Kingdom of Italy against the Senussi.

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Sheikh Othman

Sheikh Othman (الشيخ عثمان) is a city district in Aden Governorate, Yemen, with a population of 105,248 according to 2004 census.

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Shrapnel shell

Shrapnel shells were anti-personnel artillery munitions which carried a large number of individual bullets close to the target and then ejected them to allow them to continue along the shell's trajectory and strike the target individually.

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South Arabia during World War I

The campaign in South Arabia during World War I was a minor struggle for control of the port city of Aden, an important way station for ships on their way from Asia to the Suez Canal.

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Territorial Force

The Territorial Force was a part-time volunteer organisation, created in 1908 to help meet the military needs of the United Kingdom (UK) without resorting to conscription.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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Yeomanry

Yeomanry is a designation used by a number of units or sub-units of the British Army Reserve, descended from volunteer cavalry regiments.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ordnance_QF_15-pounder

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