3 inch Mortar Barrel Bipod

Accession Number REL/19623.002
Collection type Technology
Object type Artillery Accessory
Physical description Paint, Steel
Maker Royal Ordnance Factory
Place made United Kingdom: England
Date made c 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Description

3 inch mortar barrel bipod. The bipod is made from steel and can be folded for transport. The bipod legs are spiked for earth mounting. The barrel cradle has provision for traverse and elevation. The bipod is painted olive drab. Markings - L9306.

History / Summary

The 3 inch mortar was used by the British and Australian Army during the Second World War and Korea.

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