15 cm/50 41st Year Type

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15 cm/50 41 Year Type
Agano twin turrets closeup 300px.jpg
Twin turrets on Agano, October 1942
Type Naval gun
Place of origin Japan
Service history
In service 1913-1945
Used by Imperial Japanese Navy
Wars World War II
Shell 100 pounds (45 kg)
Caliber 6-inch (152.4 mm)

The 15 cm/50 41st Year Type gun was a naval gun used by the Imperial Japanese Navy. It was first used in single casemates on the battleships of the Kongō and Fusō classes and later in the Agano-class light cruisers in twin mountings.

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