9 cm Mortar Type GR

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9 cm Mortar Type GR

The 9 cm Mortar Type GR was a World War I Russian mortar, developed circa 1915. Its shell is comparable in power to the modern 81mm mortar shell.

Comparison of Russian Front mortars (1915—1917)[edit]

Mortar weight Calibre in mm Total weight of shell Explosive shell Muzzle velocity in meters/second Вес Б. Rate of fire, rounds/minute Maximum range (meters)
9 cm Mortar Type GR 91 bomb 3,3 0,7 100 46 4-5 500
Aasen 75 grenade 1,2 0,4 24 400
20-мм 20 grenade 2,45 0,17 61 33
Lihonina mortar 20 bomb 3,0 0,34 16,8 16,5 500

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