Barrels

  • Cat No. C1/BD 0604, List of changes A7792, A8961, and A9435, GUNS, MACHINE, VICKERS, .303-IN., MK. I, Barrels, MK. II – For Mks. I, IV A and IV B guns. Without asbestos packing in cannelure

  • Cat No. C1/BD 0605, GUNS, MACHINE, VICKERS, .303-IN., MK. I, Barrels, MK. II, D.P.B. – For Mks. I, IV A and IV B guns. For use with muzzle-attachment, blank

    The barrel, specially choked at the breech, is marked “D.P.B.” on the trunnion block. The service barrel in the gun must be replaced by the D.P.B. barrel when the gun is required for firing blank ammunition. (War Office, 1940a)

  • Cat No. C2/BG 0195, GUNS, MACHINE, VICKERS, .303-IN., Barrels, Mk. III – For Mks. VI, VI* and VII guns
  • Cat No. C2/BG 0196, List of changes B 235, GUNS, MACHINE, VICKERS, .303-IN., Barrels, Mk. III, D.P.B. – For blank firing. For Mks. VI, VI* and VII
  • Cat No. C2/BG 0566, List of changes B 1449, GUNS, MACHINE, VICKERS, .5-IN., Barrels, Mk. I*

    Sources:

  • War Office, 1940a; 1942; 1944c; 1949aSpecific source references can be provided if required.