What is the effective range of a 60 mm 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)|
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).
|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”.