81mm LONG RANGE MORTAR

This 81mm Long Range Mortar is smooth bore muzzle loaded designed to increase fighting capability, provide quick, accurate and heavy firepower in any phase of battle and all types of terrain including mountain. Mortar can be fired at extreme slopes also.

Equipment can be dismantled into three loads and can be carried by three men or on a mule. Base plate is star shaped. It is also provided with Flash Hider and Double Loading indicator. External surface of barrel is provided with grooves for faster cooling.

CHARACTERISTICS :
 
Total weight Less than 47.00 kg (without sight & accessories)
Max. Range 7300 Meters
Barrel Caliber 81mm
Accuracy Better than 227 x 70 meters
Killing Area (a) Lethal Radius : 15 meters
(b) Lethal Area : 707 sq.m
Estimated life of barrel 5000 rds
Rate of fire

( i ) With relaying : 06 to 08 rds /min
(ii) Without relaying : 20 rds (max)

Elevation 30 ° to 85 °
Traverse ( i ) By moving bipod : 360 °
(ii)Without moving bipod: 7 ° 30' to 18 ° 30'
 
AMMUNITIONS :
 
HE ILLUMINATING
HE( INCENDIARY) PRACTICE/DRILL
HE( AIR BURST) SMOKE
DUMMY  
 
FUZ :
Impact  
Proximity  
 
SIGHT :
 
Magnification 3 X
Field of view 12 °
Contact :
Marketing & Export Division
Ordnance Factory Board
Ayudh Bhawan
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
10A, S. K. Bose Road, Kolkata – 700 001, India.

Tel: 0091-33-2248 9027 / 2248 2103 / 2248 5077-80
Fax : 0091-33-2248 1748/2210 8235
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