M1064 mortar carrier

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M1064 mortar carrier
M1064 mortar carrier.jpg
Outline
Type Mortar carrier
Place of origin  United States
Service history
In service 1990-
Used by  United States
Specifications
Weight 14.1 short tons (12.8 t)
Length 17.45 feet (5.32 m)
Width 9.92 feet (3.02 m)
Height Chassis top:6 feet (1.8 m)
Overall:8.19 feet (2.50 m)
Crew 4-5

Armor 5083 Aluminum
Main
armament
M120 mortar
Secondary
armament
M2 Browning
Engine Detroit Diesel 6V53T
Transmission Allison X200-4 series
Ground clearance 17 inches (43 cm)
Fuel capacity 95 US gallons (360 L)
Operational
range
300 miles (480 km)

The M1064 mortar carrier is a tracked, self-propelled artillery vehicle, consisting of the M121 mortar-a version of the M120 mortar- mounted on an M113 chassis.

The design consists of the M298 Cannon, M191 Bipod, M9 Baseplate, and the Carrier Adaption Kit. With the use of an auxiliary M9 Baseplate and extension feet for the M191 Bipod, the M121 can be dismounted from the vehicle and emplaced for ground-mounted operations.

Source[edit]

This article incorporates work from http://www.army.mil/factfiles/equipment/indirect/m120.html, which is in the public domain as it is a work of the United States Military.