Whitworth 4.5cm mountain guns

 

 

0W2pdr_2b

 

 

Bulgarian designation :

4.5-см планинско оръдие система Витворт

Calibre

max. :

48.1 mm

min. :

43.6 mm

medium :

45.85 mm

Weight of the barrel :

75 kg

Weight in action :

145 kg

Barrel length :

1090 mm

Twist of the rifle :

1 turn in 1016 mm

Battering charge :

190 g of black powder

Shell

length :

3 calibres

weight :

1.312 kg

max. range :

700 m

Shell

length :

3 calibres

weight :

1.046 kg

max. range :

700 m

Case shot

weight :

1.165 kg 27 balls

max. range :

400 m

Muzzle velocity :

316 m/s

Ammunition :

ammunition box : 34 shells

Remarks :

Steel Turkish muzzle-loading mountain gun captured in 1877-78.