The M30 107 mm (4.2 inch Mortar) heavy mortar is an American rifled, muzzle-loading, high-angle-of-fire weapon used for long-range indirect fire support to infantry units.
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... The M30 entered service with the US Army in 1951, replacing the previous M2 107 mm mortar ... and lethality in comparison to the previous M2 107 mm mortar, although the M30, at 305 kilograms, was significantly heavier than the 151 kilogram M2 ... Due to this heavy weight the mortar was most often mounted in a tracked mortar carrier of the M113 family ...
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