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60mm Mortar HE LR M710

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Belgium

Mecar SA
Rue Grinfaux 50
7181 Petit-Roeulx-lez-Nivelles


For use with long range and light weight(commando type) 60mm mortars (M19,M224 and equivalents), to produce blast andfragmentation effects when used againststructures, material targets and personnel.

The round consists of a high fragmentationcast iron bomb body loaded with CompositionB. The bomb body is fitted with a plasticobturator, a nose fuze and an aluminium tailassembly. The tail assembly contains the ignition cartridge and the “horse-shoe” type chargeincrements. The M710-2 has 2 increments for use in M19 type mortars. The M710-4 has 4increments for use in M224 type mortars. The M710-5 has an additional increment to obtainmaximum range in the M224 mortar.

 

PACKAGING
One (1) round per container, 2 containers per wooden box

R&D

Type

HE

Calibre

60mm

Round mass (nominal)

1.8kg

Round length

375mm

Projectile filling (Comp. B)

0.25kg

Fuze

PD SQ

Primary ignition cartridge

M705

Charge increments

2, 4 or 5 horseshoes – M706

 

Muzzle safety

>40m

Range (Charge 0-5 in M224)

70 to 4,000m

Range (Charge 0-4 in M224)

70 to 3,500m

Range (Charge 0-2 in M19)

70 to 2,150m

Lethal radius

>16m

Operational temperature

-32°C to +62°C

Defense Products & Services: 60mm Mortar HE LR M710
Companies & Organizations: 
Defense Products & Services Sectors: Ammunition, mortar, ground-based, 60 mm
Country: Belgium
Description: 60mm Mortar HE LR M710
Source of Information: 

Mecar SA