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
TypeMortar carrier
Place of originUnited States
Service history
In service1990-
Used byUnited States, Egypt, Thailand
Mass14.1 short tons (12.8 t)
Length17.45 feet (5.32 m)
Width9.92 feet (3.02 m)
HeightChassis top:6 feet (1.8 m)
Overall:8.19 feet (2.50 m)

Armor5083 Aluminum
M120 mortar
M2 Browning
EngineDetroit Diesel 6V53T
TransmissionAllison X200-4 series
Ground clearance17 inches (43 cm)
Fuel capacity95 US gallons (360 L)
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operations.[citation needed] The first M1064s were converted from M106 mortar carriers, whose 107mm mortar had been replaced by the 120mm mortar.[1]


Map of M1064 Mortar Carrier operators in blue

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  1. ^ a b c Foss, Christopher F. (27 November 2001). "United Defense LP M113 armoured personnel carrier family". Jane's Armour and Artillery 2002-2003.
  2. ^ International Institute for Strategic Studies (February 2016). The Military Balance 2016. 116. Routlegde. p. 324. ISBN 9781857438352.
  3. ^ The Military Balance 2016, p. 293.

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