To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu Search

Eurosatory 2018: Fire control system developed for 60mm mortars

13th June 2018 - 10:00 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in Paris

RSS

Austrian-based Hirtenberger Defence Systems has unveiled a new digital fire control system (FCS) optimised for 60mm commando mortars at Eurosatory this year.

The Grid Aiming Mode – or GRAM – is a digital mortar laying system that allows a soldier to fire a 60mm commando mortar accurately towards a target even if they are behind cover and cannot directly see the enemy.

A commando mortar is a one-man operation and does not require a bipod for operation, providing fire support for infantry units.

Traditionally, soldiers using this type of 60mm mortar would have to see the enemy position and aim

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
  • Free magazine subscription to all our titles
  • Downloadable equipment data handbooks
  • Distribution rights (Corporate only)
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
  • 10-year news archive access
  • Downloadable equipment data handbooks
  • Distribution rights (Corporate only)
Start your free trial
Grant Turnbull

Author

Grant Turnbull


Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

Read full bio

Share to

Linkedin