M106 mortar carrier

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M106 mortar carrier
M106 A1 scheda.jpg
M106A1
Type Mortar carrier
Place of origin United States
Service history
Used by United States
Production history
Manufacturer FMC Corp.[1]
Variants XM106, M106, M106A1, M106A2
Specifications
Weight 12.9 short tons (11.7 t)
Length 16.2 feet (4.9 m)
Width 9 feet (2.7 m)
Height 7.3 feet (2.2 m)
Crew

6

armour = 5083 Aluminum

Main
armament
M30 4.2in (107mm) mortar
Secondary
armament
M2 Browning
Engine Detroit Diesel 6V53T
210 horsepower (160 kW)
Payload capacity 88 rounds (HE, Illumination, White Phosphorus)
Transmission Allison X200-4 series
Ground clearance 16.5 inches (42 cm)
Fuel capacity 90 US gallons (340 L)
Operational
range
250 nautical miles (460 km)

The M106 mortar carrier was a tracked, self-propelled artillery vehicle in service with the United States Army. It was replaced with the M1064 mortar carrier.

History[edit]

The M106 is a variation of the M113 armored personnel carrier, the M106A3 version was an upgrade to the 120mm M120 mortar.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Defense Industry Bulletin, August 1967, p. 33.

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