120mm M2 RAIADO

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The RT-M2 is a Brazilian 120 mm mortar designed to have great firepower, mobility, and flexibility. The RT-M2 is designed by the War Arsenal of Rio de Janeiro for the Brazilian Army artillery.[1] The RT-M2 can be transported by ground or air, and can also be air dropped, and offers a 360° range without the necessity of repositioning the base. The RT-M2 can use any 120 mm ammunition built to international standards.

Characteristics[edit]

  • Official name: Mrt P 120 M2 R (120 M2 heavy mortar)
  • Manufacturer: AGRJ - War Arsenal of Rio de Janeiro - Arsenal D. John VI
  • Caliber: 120 mm[2]
  • Length: 3.060 m[3]
  • Range: 13 km
  • Rate of fire: 18 rounds / min
  • Use: Command or Automatic

Ammunition:[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.exercito.gov.br/01inst/armtmuni/morteiro.htm
  2. ^ http://www.dct.eb.mil.br/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=69&Itemid=57
  3. ^ http://www.ctex.eb.br/mrt_120_proj.htm
  4. ^ http://www.defesanet.com.br/laad07/3_eb_morteiros.htm

External links[edit]

Photo:http://www.defesanet.com.br/laad07/imagens/2/ctex_mort_120.jpg