What is the effective range of a 60 mm mortar?

What is the effective range of a 60 mm mortar?

M224 mortar
Caliber 60 mm (2.4 in)
Rate of fire up to 20 rpm sustained, 30 rpm in exceptional circumstances and for short periods
Effective firing range HE: 70–3,490 m (76–3,816 yds)
Feed system manual

What is a 60mm mortar?

The M224 60mm Lightweight mortar is a smooth bore, muzzle loading, high-angle-of-fire weapon. The M224 60mm mortar was designed to fire all types of the older ammunition, but its primary rounds are of the newer, longer-range type.

What mortar does the US Army use?

The 81-mm mortars, M29A1 and M252, are the current US medium mortars. The M252 is replacing the M29A1, but both will remain in the Army inventory for several years. Medium mortars offer a compromise between the light and heavy mortars.

How much does a 60mm mortar round weigh?

Training Practice (TP).

Model Type Weight
M766 SRTR Short-Range Training Round TP 2.9 lb (1.32 kg)
M767 ILLUM, IR 3.76 lb (1.71 kg)
M768 HE 3.65 lb (1.66 kg)
M769 Full Range Practice Round TP 3.75 lb (1.7 kg)

How much does a 60mm mortar cost?

The M224 is cleared to fire variety of ammunition types including standard practice and training rounds, infrared and standard illumination rounds, white phosphorous smoke projectiles and high-explosive (HE) munitions with multi-option/point detonation fuses. A single M224 unit cost is listed as $10,658.

How much does a 60MM mortar cost?

Can civilians own a mortar?

In general, yes! While state laws vary, it’s generally legal to own a anything that does not use “fixed ammunition”.