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M230
Manufacturer Alliant Techsystems
Caliber 30mm
Muzzle Velocity 100 m/sec.
Action Chain-actuated
Barrel Length 18.5in (47cm)
Overall Length 66in (167.6cm)
Rate of Fire 625 rounds/minute
Effective Range
Maximum Range
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ZIP Codes in Georgia[edit]

Alphabetical by name[edit]

  • 31001 Abbeville
  • 30101 Acworth
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  • 30103 Adairsville
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  • 31002 Adrian
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  • 31003 Allentown
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  • 30510 Alto
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  • 31709 Americus
  • 31710 Americus
  • 31711 Andersonville
  • 30802 Appling
  • 31712 Arabi
  • 30104 Aragon
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  • 31713 Arlington
  • 30105 Armuchee
  • 30619 Arnoldsville
  • 31714 Ashburn
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  • 30999 Augusta
  • 30106 Austell, Georgia|Austell]]
  • 30168 Austell
  • 30803 Avera
  • 30002 Avondale
  • 31624 Axson
  • 31716 Baconton
  • 31717 Bainbridge
  • 31718 Bainbridge
  • 30511 Baldwin
  • 30107 Ball Ground
  • 30204 Barnesville
  • 31625 Barney
  • 30413 Bartow
  • 31720 Barwick
  • 31513 Baxley
  • 31515 Baxley
  • 30414 Bellville
  • 31722 Berlin
  • 30620 Bethlehem
  • 30621 Bishop
  • 31516 Blackshear
  • 30512 Blairsville
  • 30514 Blairsville
  • 31723 Blakely
  • 31302 Bloomingdale
  • 30513 Blue Ridge
  • 31724 Bluffton
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  • 31004 Bolingbroke
  • 31005 Bonaire
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  • 31626 Boston
  • 30623 Bostwick
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  • 30109 Bowdon Junction
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  • 31801 Box Springs
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  • 30205 Brooks
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  • 30113 Buchanan
  • 30625 Buckhead
  • 31803 Buena Vista
  • 30515 Buford
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  • 30519 Buford
  • 31006 Butler
  • 31007 Byromville
  • 31008 Byron

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Soldier Firing the M224 60mm Mortar.

A Mortar is a portable muzzleloading cannon that fires indirect shells at low velocities, short ranges, and high arcing ballistic trajectories. All of these attributes are in comparison the mortar's larger sibling, artillery, which fires at high velocities, long ranges, and low arcs. Typically a modern mortar consists of a tube into which is dropped a mortar shell onto a firing pin resulting in the detonation of the propellant and the firing of the shell.

Mortars are normally included in infantry units and often personally see combat action. The chief advantage a mortar section has over artillery pieces is it's small size and it's mobility. It also has the advantage of being able to be fired from a trench or a defilade, thereby protecting the crew from enemy fire. In these aspects the mortar is an excellent infantry support weapon as it can travel over any terrain and is not burdened by the logistical support and geographical structure needed for artillery.

Design[edit]

Modern mortars normally range in size from 60 millimeters (2.36 inches) to 120 millimeters (4.72 inches) however, aberrations both larger and smaller than these specifications have been produced. An example of the smaller scale is the British 51 mm light mortar which is carried by an individual and consists of only a tube and a base plate. Conversely, a large abnormality is the Soviet 2S4 M1975 "Tyulpan" (Tulip Tree) 240mm self-propelled mortar. Aside from these though, most modern mortar systems consist of three main components: a tube, a base plate, and a bipod. These weapons are commonly used and transported by infantry based mortar sections as a substitute for artillery.

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Example of modern 81mm Mortar rounds

Ammunition for mortar systems generally come in two main varieties: fin-stabilized and spin-stabilized. The former have short fins on their posterior portion that controls their path in flight. The latter use rotational spin (simliar to a thrown American Football) to balance and control the cartridge. These rounds can either be illumination, smoke, or high explosive.

History[edit]

Mortars have existed for hundreds of years, first finding usage in seige warfare. However, these weapons were huge heavy iron monstrosities that could not be easily transported. Simply made, these weapons were no more than an iron bowl truly reminiscent of the mortar wherefrom they drew their name. Portable mortars were first seen during the American Civil War and its resulting railroad mortars. However, it was not until World War I that the modern, man-portable mortar was born. Extremely useful in the muddy trenches of Europe, mortars were praised because of their high angle of attack. A mortar round could be aimed to fall directly into trenches whereas artillery shells, due to their low angle of flight, could not possibly go. Modern mortars have improved upon these designs even more offering a weapon that light, adaptable, easy to operate, and yet possesses enough firepower to provide the infantry with quality close close support.

The largest mortars ever developed were "Mallet's mortar" (developed by Woolwich Arsenal, London in 1857) and the "Little David" (developed in the USA for use in World War II). Each weapon had a caliber of 36 inches (915 mm).[1]

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