15.5 cm/60 3rd Year Type naval gun

The 15.5 cm/60 3rd Year Type gun was a naval gun used by the Imperial Japanese Navy on the Yamato-class battleships, the Mogami-class cruisers (as completed) and on the light cruiser Ōyodo.

Country Name Origin Year
Japan 1941
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Japan View

Type Naval gun
Place of origin Japan
Service history
Used by Imperial Japanese Navy
Wars World War II
Specifications
Weight over 12 metric tons
Shell 55.87 kilograms (123.2 lb)
Caliber 155 millimetres (6.1 in)

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