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Mortars (Infantry-Level)

The basic principles behind the mortar weapon system allow for relatively portable, indirect firepower to be brought into any offensive action.

Mortars (Infantry-Level)

The basic principles behind the mortar weapon system allow for relatively portable, indirect firepower to be brought into any offensive action.

OVERVIEW



Even before their large-scale use in World War 1 and World War 2, the mortar held a history dating as far back as the 18th Century. Mortars were designed as 'indirect fire' weapons intended to lob projectiles against enemy positions that were protected by walls or natural coverage. The 'lobbing' nature of the mortar ensured that the projectile would clear the obstruction and engage the enemy behind it. The use of mortars in combat was not as prevalent prior to World War 1 but the trench warfare nature of that conflict brought about its heavy use. As such, various-caliber mortars were in large-scale use by the end of the war. In World War 2, many pre-war designs were still en vogue while newer ones came into play. From then on, the mortar has remained a vital cog in the modern military machine.

There are a total of 50 Mortars (Infantry-Level) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.






17cm mittlerer Minenwerfer
Medium Trench Mortar
Picture of the 17cm mittlerer Minenwerfer
001
National Flag Graphic
1913
25cm schwerer Minenwerfer
Heavy Trench Mortar
Picture of the 25cm schwerer Minenwerfer
002
National Flag Graphic
1910
2B11 Sani (Sleigh)
120mm Heavy Field Mortar
Picture of the 2B11 Sani (Sleigh)
003
National Flag Graphic
1981
2B9 Vasilek (Cornflower)
82mm Towed Heavy Gun-Mortar
Picture of the 2B9 Vasilek (Cornflower)
004
National Flag Graphic
1970
5cm leichte Granatwerfer 36 (leGrW 36)
50mm Light Infantry Field Mortar
Picture of the 5cm leichte Granatwerfer 36 (leGrW 36)
005
National Flag Graphic
1936
ADVERTISEMENTS
7.58cm Minenwerfer
Light Rifled Trench Mortar
Picture of the 7.58cm Minenwerfer
006
National Flag Graphic
1914
8cm schwere Granatwerfer 34 (GrW 34)
80mm Medium Field Mortar
Picture of the 8cm schwere Granatwerfer 34 (GrW 34)
007
National Flag Graphic
1934
Brandt mle 27 (Mortier Brandt de 81mm modele 27)
Infantry Mortar
Picture of the Brandt mle 27 (Mortier Brandt de 81mm modele 27)
008
National Flag Graphic
1927
Brandt mle 35 (Mortier Brandt de 60mm modele 35)
Light Infantry Mortar
Picture of the Brandt mle 35 (Mortier Brandt de 60mm modele 35)
009
National Flag Graphic
1937
Brandt mle 37 (Mortier Brandt de 50mm modele 37)
Infantry Light Mortar
Picture of the Brandt mle 37 (Mortier Brandt de 50mm modele 37)
0010
National Flag Graphic
1939
Denel M4 Commando
Lightweight Infantry Field Mortar
Picture of the Denel M4 Commando
0011
National Flag Graphic
1975
Hirtenberger M6C (Commando)
Lightweight 60mm Infantry Mortar
Picture of the Hirtenberger M6C (Commando)
0012
National Flag Graphic
2006
Kurzer 8cm Granatwerfer 42 (kz 8cm GrW 42)
Medium Infantry Mortar
Picture of the Kurzer 8cm Granatwerfer 42 (kz 8cm GrW 42)
0013
National Flag Graphic
1942
M120, 120mm Mortar
Towed Heavy Field Mortar
Picture of the M120, 120mm Mortar
0014
National Flag Graphic
1991
M1937 82mm (82-PM 37)
Battalion Field Mortar
Picture of the M1937 82mm (82-PM 37)
0015
National Flag Graphic
1937
M1938 120mm (120-HM 38)
Infantry Field Mortar
Picture of the M1938 120mm (120-HM 38)
0016
National Flag Graphic
1939
M1938 50mm (50-RM 38)
Light Infantry Mortar
Picture of the M1938 50mm (50-RM 38)
0017
National Flag Graphic
1938
M1940 50mm (50-RM 40)
Light Infantry Mortar
Picture of the M1940 50mm (50-RM 40)
0018
National Flag Graphic
1940
M1941 82mm (82-PM 41)
Battalion Field Mortar
Picture of the M1941 82mm (82-PM 41)
0019
National Flag Graphic
1941
M1943 120mm (120-PM 43)
Heavy Field Mortar
Picture of the M1943 120mm (120-PM 43)
0020
National Flag Graphic
1943
M1943 160mm (MT-13)
Heavy Mortar
Picture of the M1943 160mm (MT-13)
0021
National Flag Graphic
1943
M2 4.2-inch (Goon Gun)
Rifled Infantry Mortar Weapon
Picture of the M2 4.2-inch (Goon Gun)
0022
National Flag Graphic
1943
M224, 60mm Mortar
60mm Lightweight Mortar
Picture of the M224, 60mm Mortar
0023
National Flag Graphic
1978
M252, 81mm Mortar
Medium Weight Extended Range Mortar
Picture of the M252, 81mm Mortar
0024
National Flag Graphic
1987
M29, 81mm Mortar
High-Angle Infantry Heavy Field Mortar
Picture of the M29, 81mm Mortar
0025
National Flag Graphic
1952
M30 (4.2-inch / Four-Deuce)
106.7mm Heavy Mortar System
Picture of the M30 (4.2-inch / Four-Deuce)
0026
National Flag Graphic
1951
M6 60mm
Infantry Light Mortar
Picture of the M6 60mm
0027
National Flag Graphic
2000
MO-120 RT-61 (Mortier 120mm Raye Tracte Modele F1)
Towed Rifled Heavy Mortar-Gun
Picture of the MO-120 RT-61 (Mortier 120mm Raye Tracte Modele F1)
0028
National Flag Graphic
1989
Mortaio da 81/14 Modello 35
81mm Infantry Mortar
Picture of the Mortaio da 81/14 Modello 35
0029
National Flag Graphic
1935
Mortaio d'assalto 45/5 Brixia, Modello 35
45mm Infantry Mortar
Picture of the Mortaio d'assalto 45/5 Brixia, Modello 35
0030
National Flag Graphic
1935
Mortar, 60mm M19
Light Infantry Mortar
Picture of the Mortar, 60mm M19
0031
National Flag Graphic
1942
Mortar, 60mm M2
Light Infantry Mortar
Picture of the Mortar, 60mm M2
0032
National Flag Graphic
1940
Mortar, 81mm M1
81mm Medium Infantry Mortar
Picture of the Mortar, 81mm M1
0033
National Flag Graphic
1935
Ordnance L16 82mm
Medium Infantry-Level Mortar Weapon System
Picture of the Ordnance L16 82mm
0034
National Flag Graphic
1965
Ordnance L9A1 51mm
Platoon-Level Light Mortar
Picture of the Ordnance L9A1 51mm
0035
National Flag Graphic
1988
Ordnance ML 2-inch Mortar
Light Infantry Mortar
Picture of the Ordnance ML 2-inch Mortar
0036
National Flag Graphic
1938
Ordnance ML 3-inch Mortar
81mm Light Infantry Mortar
Picture of the Ordnance ML 3-inch Mortar
0037
National Flag Graphic
1925
Ordnance ML 4.2-inch Mortar
Heavy Field Mortar
Picture of the Ordnance ML 4.2-inch Mortar
0038
National Flag Graphic
1942
Ordnance ML 9.45-inch Heavy Trench Mortar (Flying Pig)
Heavy Smoothbore Mortar
Picture of the Ordnance ML 9.45-inch Heavy Trench Mortar (Flying Pig)
0039
National Flag Graphic
1916
Sky Horse
50mm Light Field Mortar
Picture of the Sky Horse
0040
National Flag Graphic
1963
Soltam K5 (M65)
120mm Infantry Heavy Mortar
Picture of the Soltam K5 (M65)
0041
National Flag Graphic
1955
Stokes Mortar (3-inch)
81mm Light Infantry Mortar / Trench Mortar
Picture of the Stokes Mortar (3-inch)
0042
National Flag Graphic
1915
TDA 81mm
Infantry Medium Mortar
Picture of the TDA 81mm
0043
National Flag Graphic
1961
Type 10, 50mm Grenade Discharger
Light Mortar / Grenade Launcher
Picture of the Type 10, 50mm Grenade Discharger
0044
National Flag Graphic
1921
Type 31 60mm
60mm Infantry Light Mortar
Picture of the Type 31 60mm
0045
National Flag Graphic
1943
Type 89, 50mm Grenade Discharger
Light Mortar / Grenade Launcher
Picture of the Type 89, 50mm Grenade Discharger
0046
National Flag Graphic
1929
Type 94 90mm
Infantry Mortar
Picture of the Type 94 90mm
0047
National Flag Graphic
1935
Type 97 81mm
Infantry Mortar
Picture of the Type 97 81mm
0048
National Flag Graphic
1937
Type 97 90mm (mortar)
Infantry Mortar
Picture of the Type 97 90mm (mortar)
0049
National Flag Graphic
1937
Type 99 81mm
Infantry Field Mortar
Picture of the Type 99 81mm
0050
National Flag Graphic
1939


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