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Model 1841 8-inch Siege Mortar


Stationary Indirect-Fire Heavy Weapon


United States | 1841



"Siege mortars like the U.S. Model 1831 8-inch proved commonplace throughout the American Civil War."



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 08/26/2016 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com
Power & Performance
Those special qualities that separate one land system design from another. Performance specifications presented assume optimal operating conditions for the Model 1841 8-inch Siege Mortar Stationary Indirect-Fire Heavy Weapon.
None. This is a fixed defensive/offensive artillery piece.
Installed Power
Structure
The physical qualities of the Model 1841 8-inch Siege Mortar Stationary Indirect-Fire Heavy Weapon.
6
(MANNED)
Crew
1.4 ft
0.414 meters
O/A Length
353 lb
160 kg | 0.0 tons
Weight
Armament & Ammunition
Available supported armament, ammunition, and special-mission equipment featured in the design of the Model 1841 8-inch Siege Mortar Stationary Indirect-Fire Heavy Weapon.
1 x 203mm (8"; 20.3cm) gun tube
AMMUNITION:
Dependent upon ammunition carrier.
SPECIAL EQUIPMENT:
Nightvision - NONE
Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Protection (CBRN) - NONE
Variants
Notable series variants as part of the Model 1841 8-inch Siege Mortar family line.
Model 1841 - Base Series Designation
Operators
Global customers who have evaluated and/or operated the Model 1841 8-inch Siege Mortar. Nations are displayed by flag, each linked to their respective national land systems listing.

Total Production: 3,000 Units

Contractor(s): State Arsenals - USA
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Design Qualities
Some designs are single-minded in their approach while others offer a more versatile solution to battlefield requirements.
FIRE SUPPORT / ASSAULT / BREACHING
Recognition
Some designs stand the test of time while others are doomed to never advance beyond the drawing board; let history be their judge.
Going Further...
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