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PM-38 (M1938) Russian 120mm Towed Mortar

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"WEG"
"Infantry Weapons"
"Mortars"
"Non-Self Propelled Mortar Systems"
"Russia (RUS)"
"PRO_Albania"
"PRO_Algeria"
"PRO_Botswana"
"PRO_CFE Treaty"
"PRO_Central African Republic"
"PRO_Congo"
"PRO_Cuba"
"PRO_Côte d’Ivoire"
"PRO_Ethiopia"
"PRO_Guinea-Bissau"
"PRO_Guyana"
"PRO_Hungary"
"PRO_Iraq"
"PRO_Kazakhstan"
"PRO_Mali"
"PRO_Morocco"
"PRO_Mozambique"
"PRO_Nicaragua"
"PRO_Somalia"
"PRO_Syria"
"PRO_Viet Nam"
"PRO_Zimbabwe"
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notes"PM‐38 (M1938) The Model 1938 120 mm regimental mortar (120‐мм полковой миномёт образца 1938 года, literally meaning 120 mm regimental mortar model 1938 year) is a muzzle‐loaded lanyard‐ or drop‐fired smoothbore mortar. The mortar fires 120 mm ammunition, such as high explosive/fragmentation (HE/frag) and smoke natures, of originally Russian/Soviet design and manufacture."
dateOfIntroduction1938
countryOfOrigin"Russia (RUS)"
proliferation"Albania, Algeria, Botswana, CFE Treaty, Central African Republic, Congo, Cuba, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Hungary, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Somalia, Syria, Viet Nam, Zimbabwe"
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"Guinea-Bissau"
"Guyana"
"Hungary"
"Iraq"
"Kazakhstan"
"Mali"
"Morocco"
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"M1938_mortar_(B).jpg"
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name"System"
properties
name"Alternative Designation"
value"PM‐38; 52‐M‐843Sh (GAU code); M‐38; M38; M‐1938; M1938; PM‐41; 52‐M‐843 (GAU code); M‐41; M41; M‐1941; M1941; PM‐43; 52‐M‐843S (GAU code); M‐43; M43; M‐1943; M1943 (in service)"
name"Type"
value"Towed Mortar"
name"Caliber"
value"120mm"
name"Manufacturer"
value"INA"
name"Crew"
value"6"
units"ea"
name"Carriage"
value"V20"
name"Breech"
value"Muzzle loaded"
name"Elevation"
value"+45° to +80° (+800 mils to +1,422 mils)"
name"Traverse, On Bipod"
value"±4° (+71 mils)"
name"Traverse, On Baseplate"
value"±15° (±267 mils)"
name"Maximum Rate of Fire, Unadjusted Sighting between Rounds"
value"15 rds/min"
name"Maximum Rate of Fire, Adjusted Sighting between Rounds"
value"6 rds/min"
name"Effective Firing Range"
value"6 km"
name"Dimensions"
properties
name"Length"
value"INA"
name"Barrel Length"
value"1.86 m"
name"Model 1938 Carriage Width"
value"1,300 mm"
name"V20 Carriage Width"
value"1,620 mm"
name"Model 1938 Carriage Weight"
value"225 kg"
name"V20 Carriage Weight"
value"275 kg"
name"Barrel Assembly Weight"
value"100 kg"
name"Barrel Support Weight"
value"80 kg"
name"Baseplate Weight"
value"95 kg"
name"Muzzle Safety Device Weight"
value"7.2 kg"
name"MP41/MP42 Sight Weight"
value"1.4 kg"
name"MPM44/MPM44M Weight"
value"0.9 kg"
name"Shell Weight"
value"16 kg"
variants
name"Model 1938 120 mm regimental mortar"
notes"The Model 1938 120 mm regimental mortar (PM‐38) is the base model in the series that includes the Model 1941 and Model 1943 120 mm regimental mortars (PM‐41 and PM‐43)."
name"Model 1941 120 mm regimental mortar"
notes"The Model 1941 120 mm mortar (PM‐41) was a simplified and easier‐to‐make version of the Model 1938 120 mm mortar (PM‐38)."
name"Model 1943 120 mm regimental mortar"
notes"The Model 1943 120 mm regimental mortar (PM‐43) is an improved (modernised) version of the Model 1938 120 mm regimental mortar (PM‐38)."
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