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Soltam K5 (M65)

120mm Infantry Heavy Mortar

The Soltam K5 became the standard 120mm mortar of the Israeli Army as well as several other operators worldwide.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 2/4/2019
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Year: 1955
Manufacturer(s): Soltam Systems - Israel
Action: Smoothbore; Muzzle-Loading
Caliber(s): 120mm
Sights: Integrated Optics.
Weight (Unloaded): 595.25 lb (270.00 kg)
Rate-of-Fire: 16 rounds-per-minute
Effective Range: 31,160 ft (9,498 m; 10,387 yd)
Operators: Honduras; Iran; Israel; Singapore; South Africa; Turkey; United States

Variants / Models

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