M30 Mortar

M30 Mortar

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The M30 107 mm (4.2 inch Mortar) heavy mortar is an American rifled, muzzle-loading, high-angle-of-fire weapon used for long-range indirect fire support to infantry units.The M30 system weighs 305 kg including the complete mortar with a welded steel rotator, M24A1 base plate and M53 sight. HE M329A1--max range 5,650 m (6,180 yd), weight 12.3 kg (27 lb), HE M329A2--max range 6,800 m (7,400 yd), weight 10 kg (22 lb), HE M34A1--max range 4,620 m (5,050 yd), weight 12.2 kg (26.9 lb), There was also a sub-caliber training device that utilized blank 20 gauge shotgun shells to propel an inert training round a few hundred meters.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136587165
  • 9786136587165