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90-mm Mk IV Cockerill

Country of Origin: Belgium

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The Belgian Cockerill 90-mm Mk IV gun was the main armament of Uruguayan M41 Walker Bulldog light tanks. The Mk IV replaced the original 76-mm M32 gun.

Similar to its predecessors (the Mks I-III), the Mk IV had a barrel machined from electro-slag refined steel; it was fitted with the triple-baffle muzzle brake characteristic of this maker's guns. The Mk IV, however, was considerably longer (50 versus 28-36 calibers) and had a concentric fume extractor immediately behind the muzzle...

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