M1064 mortar carrier

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M1064 mortar carrier
M113 FOB Taji, Iraq April 25, 2009.JPG
M1064 mortar carrier, Iraq April 25, 2009
Type Mortar carrier
Place of origin United States
Service history
In service 1990-
Used by United States, Lithuania
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 an American 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 Adaptation 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.

Operators[edit]

Map of M1064 Mortar Carrier operators in blue

Current operators[edit]

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