The Little David Mortar was an Experimental Heavy Seige Mortar and Aerial Bomb Tester. It was Anticipated to be used in the hypothetical invasion of Japan, for use against Heavy Fortifications. Because the invasion never Happened, The Little David was Given up as a Mortar and used as a Bomb Tester.
With a 91.4 cm Barrel, (or 914 mm) It was and still is The Largest Calibre Weapon ever made.
(The Schwerer Gustav is the largest piece of Artillery, but with a smaller caliber at 800 mm.)
The Massive Gun Ready to Fire.
The 3,650 Pound Shell.
TRIM for Barrel Depression.
- Created On Mac
- Wingspan 32.8ft (10.0m)
- Length 28.7ft (8.8m)
- Height 15.6ft (4.8m)
- Empty Weight 7,336lbs (3,327kg)
- Loaded Weight 7,336lbs (3,327kg)
- Wing Loading -439,839.3lbs/ft2 (-2,147,483.6kg/m2)
- Wing Area 0.0ft2 (0.0m2)
- Drag Points 10835
- Number of Parts 10
- Control Surfaces 0