Land Warfare

Australia begins distributing new 81mm mortars

20th August 2019 - 08:05 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


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In August, new US-manufactured 81mm mortars began rolling out to the Australian Army, replacing F2 81mm mortars that have been in service since the 1960s and which even saw service in the Vietnam War.

The army is receiving 176 units of the M252A1 mortar under Project Land 136 Phase 1 ...

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