Ordnance QF 17-pounder (76 mm)

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Write an introduction to the article in 2-3 small paragraphs. Briefly tell us about the history of the development and combat using the weaponry and also about its features. Make an air or ground vehicles list on which this weapon is installed in our game.

Vehicles equipped with this weapon

Vehicles equipped with this weapon
Achilles  17 pounder Self-Propelled M10 · 17pdr. M10 (65th Anti-Tank Regt)
Sherman  Sherman IC 2nd "Warsaw" Armoured Division · Sherman VC Firefly · M4 Tipo IC Composito
Other  SP 17pdr. Valentine · A30 Challenger · A30 SP Avenger
  Cruiser tank A.C. Mark IV · A.43 Black Prince · Centurion Mk 1

General info

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Available shells

Describe the shells that are available for the cannon and their features and purpose. If it concerns autocannons or machine guns, write about different ammo belts and what is inside (which types of shells).

Comparison with analogues

Give a comparative description of cannons/machine guns, that have firepower equal to these type of weapons.

Usage in battles

Describe the cannon/machine gun in the game - its distinctive features, tactics of usage against the main opponents. Please don't write a "guide" - do not impose a single point of view, but give the reader food for thought.

Pros and cons

Summarize and briefly evaluate the weaponry in terms of its characteristics and combat effectiveness. Mark pros and cons as a list.




Examine the history of the creation and combat usage of this weapon. If the historical reference turns out to be too big, take it to a separate article, taking a link to an article about the vehicle and adding a block "/ History" (example: https://wiki.warthunder.com/(weapon-name)/History) and add a link to it here using the main template. Be sure to reference text and sources by using <ref>, as well as adding them at the end of the article.


An excellent addition to the article would be a video guide, as well as screenshots from the game and photos.

See also

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  • reference to the article about the variant of the cannon/machine gun;
  • references to approximate analogues by other nations and research trees.

External links

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  • topic on the official game forum;
  • encyclopedia page on weapon;
  • other literature.

Britain tank cannons
30 mm  L21A1
40 mm  Ordnance QF 2-pounder
47 mm  Ordnance QF 3-pounder
57 mm  Ordnance QF 6-pounder Mk.III · Ordnance QF 6-pounder Mk.V
75 mm  Ordnance QF Mk.V
76 mm  Ordnance QF 17-pounder · Ordnance QF 3-inch 20 cwt · Ordnance QF 3-inch Howitzer
77 mm  Ordnance QF Mk.II
84 mm  Ordnance QF 20-pounder Mk.I
94 mm  Ordnance QF 32-pounder
105 mm  Royal Ordnance L7A1
120 mm  Ordnance QF Tk. L1A2 · Ordnance BL Tk. L11 · L11A5
165 mm  Ordnance BL 6.5in L9A1
183 mm  Ordnance QF L4