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Soltam K5 (M65)

120mm Infantry Heavy Mortar

Soltam K5 (M65)

120mm Infantry Heavy Mortar

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
VARIANTS
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



The Soltam K5 became the standard 120mm mortar of the Israeli Army as well as several other operators worldwide.
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ORIGIN: Israel
YEAR: 1955
MANUFACTURER(S): Soltam Systems - Israel
OPERATORS: Honduras; Iran; Israel; Singapore; South Africa; Turkey; United States
SPECIFICATIONS



Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible. Calibers listed may be model/chambering dependent.
ACTION: Smoothbore; Muzzle-Loading
CALIBER(S): 120mm
WEIGHT (UNLOADED): 595.25 pounds (270.00 kilograms)
SIGHTS: Integrated Optics
RATE-OF-FIRE: 16 rounds-per-minute
RANGE (EFFECTIVE): 31,160 feet (9,498 meters; 10,387 yards)
VARIANTS



Series Model Variants
• K5 - Base Series Designation
• K5A7 - Longer-range version
• M65 - Alternative Designation
• M3 Mk.D
• M1064
• M1129