60mm Dual Purpose Mortar

The Mortar comprises a smooth bore barrel, the breech piece (with fix pin firing), the base plate and range indicator. Charges 0, 1 and 2 are required. Charge “0” which is only the ignition cartridge for a range up to 380 m and charge 2 for maximum range 1600 m. The elevating scale has mils and meter scales, which enables to align the mortar without the need of range tables. The sight is of a bubble indicator type. Alignment is achieved using a white line painted over the barrel. Firing is achieved using drop action method on a fix firing pin.

• Ideal weapon for infantry platoon and squard level support
• Effective support for close range and urban warfare
• Two operation modes:
– firing with bipod to get full range 2500 m.
– firing in commando mode, without bipod to achieve range of 1600 m.
• Sight units elevation scales incorporate range tables there is no need for range tables
• Authorizzed ammunition: all types of qualified 60 mm in use worldwide

Specifications

Caliber 60 mm
Range 150 – 2,550 m (Full range), 150 – 1,600 m (Commando mode)
Weight (sight excluded) 18,0 kg (Firing with bipod), 9,0 kg (Commando mode)
Barrel length 740 mm
Elevation 45 to 85 Deg
Bomb weight 1,6 kg
Charge 0, 1, 2, 3 and 4
Crew 1 to 2