Mortar

2013 Hirtenberger M6-895 60mm Mortar

The Hirtenberger M6-895 60mm Mortar is currently in service within RAF Regiment flights.

The L16A2 81mm Mortar is a RAF Regiment Squadron level indirect fire support weapon, which is capable of providing accurate High Explosive, smoke and illuminating rounds out to a maximum range of 5,650m.

The Hirtenberger M6-895 60mm Mortar is currently in service within RAF Regiment flights.
The RAF Regiment only operate the lightweight handheld variant of the 60mm mortar. It can be fired in both the direct and indirect fire role at a rate of 1-12 rounds per minute.

Barrel weight: 4.8kg

Weight: 5.3kg

Sight Weight: 3.8kg

Range: 180–3,800m.

60mm Mortar Base Plate


The L16A2 81mm Mortar is a RAF Regiment Squadron level indirect fire support weapon, which is capable of providing accurate High Explosive, smoke and illuminating rounds out to a maximum range of 5,650m.

A RAF Regiment Squadron has 4 x L16A2 mortars, each crewed by a 4-man team. The mortar teams are grouped under the RAF Regiment Squadron’s Support Weapon Flight.

Calibre: 81mm

Weight: 35.3kg (in action)

Barrel Length: 1, 280mm

Muzzle Velocity: 225m/s

Max Range: 5,650m (HE)

Rate of Fire: 15rpm

Bomb Weight: 4.2kg (HE L3682)

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