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Soltam K5 (M65)


120mm Infantry Heavy Mortar (1955)


Infantry Small Arms / The Warfighter

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The Soltam K5 became the standard 120mm mortar of the Israeli Army as well as several other operators worldwide.



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 02/04/2019 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com

Specifications



Service Year
1955

Origin
Israel national flag graphic
Israel

Classification


120mm Infantry Heavy Mortar


Soltam Systems - Israel
National flag of Iran National flag of Israel National flag of Singapore National flag of South Africa National flag of Turkey National flag of the United States Honduras; Iran; Israel; Singapore; South Africa; Turkey; United States
(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Fire Support
Capable of suppressing enemy elements at range through direct or in-direct fire.


Empty Wgt
595.25 lb
270.00 kg
Sights


Integrated Optics.


Action


Smoothbore; Muzzle-Loading

(Material presented above is for historical and entertainment value and should not be construed as usable for hardware restoration, maintenance, or general operation - always consult official manufacturer sources for such information)


Caliber(s)*


120mm

Sample Visuals**


Graphical image of an infantry mortar projectile / shell
Rounds / Feed


Single-Shot; Reusable
Cartridge relative size chart
*May not represent an exhuastive list; calibers are model-specific dependent, always consult official manufacturer sources.
**Graphics not to actual size; not all cartridges may be represented visually; graphics intended for general reference only.
Max Eff.Range
31,160 ft
(9,498 m | 10,387 yd)
Rate-of-Fire
16
rds/min


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


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