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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.






#1
1913
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the 17cm mittlerer Minenwerfer
17cm mittlerer Minenwerfer
Medium Trench Mortar
#2
1910
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the 25cm schwerer Minenwerfer
25cm schwerer Minenwerfer
Heavy Trench Mortar
#3
1981
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the 2B11 Sani (Sleigh)
2B11 Sani (Sleigh)
120mm Heavy Field Mortar
#4
1970
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the 2B9 Vasilek (Cornflower)
2B9 Vasilek (Cornflower)
82mm Towed Heavy Gun-Mortar
#5
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the 5cm leichte Granatwerfer 36 (leGrW 36)
5cm leichte Granatwerfer 36 (leGrW 36)
50mm Light Infantry Field Mortar
ADVERTISEMENTS
#6
1914
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the 7.58cm Minenwerfer
7.58cm Minenwerfer
Light Rifled Trench Mortar
#7
1934
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the 8cm schwere Granatwerfer 34 (GrW 34)
8cm schwere Granatwerfer 34 (GrW 34)
80mm Medium Field Mortar
#8
1927
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Brandt mle 27 (Mortier Brandt de 81mm modele 27)
Brandt mle 27 (Mortier Brandt de 81mm modele 27)
Infantry Mortar
#9
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Brandt mle 35 (Mortier Brandt de 60mm modele 35)
Brandt mle 35 (Mortier Brandt de 60mm modele 35)
Light Infantry Mortar
#10
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Brandt mle 37 (Mortier Brandt de 50mm modele 37)
Brandt mle 37 (Mortier Brandt de 50mm modele 37)
Infantry Light Mortar
#11
1975
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Denel M4 Commando
Denel M4 Commando
Lightweight Infantry Field Mortar
#12
2006
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Hirtenberger M6C (Commando)
Hirtenberger M6C (Commando)
Lightweight 60mm Infantry Mortar
#13
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kurzer 8cm Granatwerfer 42 (kz 8cm GrW 42)
Kurzer 8cm Granatwerfer 42 (kz 8cm GrW 42)
Medium Infantry Mortar
#14
1991
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M120, 120mm Mortar
M120, 120mm Mortar
Towed Heavy Field Mortar
#15
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M1937 82mm (82-PM 37)
M1937 82mm (82-PM 37)
Battalion Field Mortar
#16
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M1938 120mm (120-HM 38)
M1938 120mm (120-HM 38)
Infantry Field Mortar
#17
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M1938 50mm (50-RM 38)
M1938 50mm (50-RM 38)
Light Infantry Mortar
#18
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M1940 50mm (50-RM 40)
M1940 50mm (50-RM 40)
Light Infantry Mortar
#19
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M1941 82mm (82-PM 41)
M1941 82mm (82-PM 41)
Battalion Field Mortar
#20
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M1943 120mm (120-PM 43)
M1943 120mm (120-PM 43)
Heavy Field Mortar
#21
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M1943 160mm (MT-13)
M1943 160mm (MT-13)
Heavy Mortar
#22
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M2 4.2-inch (Goon Gun)
M2 4.2-inch (Goon Gun)
Rifled Infantry Mortar Weapon
#23
1978
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M224, 60mm Mortar
M224, 60mm Mortar
60mm Lightweight Mortar
#24
1987
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M252, 81mm Mortar
M252, 81mm Mortar
Medium Weight Extended Range Mortar
#25
1952
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M29, 81mm Mortar
M29, 81mm Mortar
High-Angle Infantry Heavy Field Mortar
#26
1951
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M30 (4.2-inch / Four-Deuce)
M30 (4.2-inch / Four-Deuce)
106.7mm Heavy Mortar System
#27
2000
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M6 60mm
M6 60mm
Infantry Light Mortar
#28
1989
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the MO-120 RT-61 (Mortier 120mm Raye Tracte Modele F1)
MO-120 RT-61 (Mortier 120mm Raye Tracte Modele F1)
Towed Rifled Heavy Mortar-Gun
#29
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mortaio da 81/14 Modello 35
Mortaio da 81/14 Modello 35
81mm Infantry Mortar
#30
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mortaio d'assalto 45/5 Brixia, Modello 35
Mortaio d'assalto 45/5 Brixia, Modello 35
45mm Infantry Mortar
#31
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mortar, 60mm M19
Mortar, 60mm M19
Light Infantry Mortar
#32
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mortar, 60mm M2
Mortar, 60mm M2
Light Infantry Mortar
#33
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mortar, 81mm M1
Mortar, 81mm M1
81mm Medium Infantry Mortar
#34
1965
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ordnance L16 82mm
Ordnance L16 82mm
Medium Infantry-Level Mortar Weapon System
#35
1988
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ordnance L9A1 51mm
Ordnance L9A1 51mm
Platoon-Level Light Mortar
#36
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ordnance ML 2-inch Mortar
Ordnance ML 2-inch Mortar
Light Infantry Mortar
#37
1925
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ordnance ML 3-inch Mortar
Ordnance ML 3-inch Mortar
81mm Light Infantry Mortar
#38
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ordnance ML 4.2-inch Mortar
Ordnance ML 4.2-inch Mortar
Heavy Field Mortar
#39
1916
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ordnance ML 9.45-inch Heavy Trench Mortar (Flying Pig)
Ordnance ML 9.45-inch Heavy Trench Mortar (Flying Pig)
Heavy Smoothbore Mortar
#40
1963
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sky Horse
Sky Horse
50mm Light Field Mortar
#41
1955
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Soltam K5 (M65)
Soltam K5 (M65)
120mm Infantry Heavy Mortar
#42
1915
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Stokes Mortar (3-inch)
Stokes Mortar (3-inch)
81mm Light Infantry Mortar / Trench Mortar
#43
1961
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the TDA 81mm
TDA 81mm
Infantry Medium Mortar
#44
1921
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 10, 50mm Grenade Discharger
Type 10, 50mm Grenade Discharger
Light Mortar / Grenade Launcher
#45
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 31 60mm
Type 31 60mm
60mm Infantry Light Mortar
#46
1929
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 89, 50mm Grenade Discharger
Type 89, 50mm Grenade Discharger
Light Mortar / Grenade Launcher
#47
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 94 90mm
Type 94 90mm
Infantry Mortar
#48
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 97 81mm
Type 97 81mm
Infantry Mortar
#49
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 97 90mm (mortar)
Type 97 90mm (mortar)
Infantry Mortar
#50
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 99 81mm
Type 99 81mm
Infantry Field Mortar