Japanese Naval Ordnance

6"/50 caliber

These guns were mounted aboard the Fuso and Kongo classes in single casemates. They were also employed (in dual mounts) as armament for the Agano-class light cruisers.

Bore6.0 inches
Weight8.23 tons
Length OA310.0 inches
Weight Projectile100 lbs.
Muzzle Velocity2805 ft/s
Max. Elevation+30/? degrees (+55/-7 in Agano)
Max. Range22,970 yards
Rate of Fire4-6/min