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18/25 pdr Gun

18/25 pdr Gun
Sub Category: Flames of War
Product Note: Early
Publish Year: 2012
Restockable: No
NKG part #: 2148617188
Mfg. part #: BFMBSO507
Type: Miniatures Pack

Description

The OQF 25 pdr Mk I, more commonly known as the 18/25 pdr, was to see service in Europe and North Africa in the early stages of World War Two.

It used the Mk 4P 18 pdr carriage, the ā€™Pā€™ indicating the use of pneumatic tyres for motorized use. Because the 18 pdr carriage was not intended for use with the new 25lb round, a reduction was made to the charge and as a consequence the range was decreased from the desired 15,000 yards to 11,800 yards. Despite abandoning many of these guns on the beaches of Dunkirk, the 18/25 pdr served the British Army until the development of a dedicated 25 pdr carriage that allowed the 25 pdr to reach its full potential.

Contents:

  • one 18/25 pdr gun
  • one gun limber
  • one gun turntable