Mortar (weapon)

Mortar (weapon)

A mortar is an indirect fire weapon that fires explosive projectiles known as (mortar) bombs at low velocities, short ranges, and high-arcing ballistic trajectories. It is typically muzzle-loading and has a barrel length less than 15 times its caliber.

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... French 120 mm MO-120-RT-61 mortar 120 mm High Explosive mortarbomb (live) fitted with proximity fuze A 120 mm High Explosive mortarbomb (inert) fitted with ...

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