|82mm M1937 Battalion Mortar|
|Place of origin||Soviet Union|
|Used by||Soviet Union|
|Wars||World War II, Syrian Civil War|
|Weight||56 kilograms (123 lb)|
|Barrel length||1.22 metres (4 ft)|
|Shell||3.05 kg (6 lb 12 oz)|
|Caliber||82 millimetres (3.2 in)|
|Elevation||+45° to +75°|
|Traverse||6° to 15°|
|Rate of fire||25 -30 rpm|
|Muzzle velocity||211 m/s (690 ft/s)|
|Maximum firing range||3,040 m (3,320 yd)|
The M-37 or 82-BM-37 (батальонный миномёт) is a Soviet 82 millimeter calibre mortar designed by B.I. Szayrin and accepted into service in 1937. The design of the M-37 is based on the earlier French Brandt mle 27/31 mortar with Russian modifications.
The M-37M is an improved version with lighter base plate and a device to prevent double loading.
- Egypt: Helwan M-69 82mm mortar
- Hungary: 50 in service.
- People's Republic of China: Type 53 82mm mortar.
- People's Republic of Kampuchea
- Syria: 200 in service.
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- "United Nations Register of Conventional Arms: Report of the Secretary-General" (PDF). New York: United Nations. 14 July 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 October 2016. Retrieved 4 October 2016.
- Ross, Russell, ed. (1987). Cambodia, a Country Study. Area Handbook Series (Third ed.). Washington, D.C.: Department of the Army, American University. p. 313. ISBN 978-0160208386.
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