Mortars… a rifleman’s best friend (you know, outside of A-10s, artillery, Apache’s, Cobra’s, and other high-explosive weapons. Military.com takes a quick look at a few interesting facts on the systems, which are basically unchanged since their introduction.
I have always marveled at a well-drilled and well-trained mortar team. While I do not envy them (the tubs, plate, and ammo is HEAVY, I do thank them for being able to lob high-explosives overhead quickly and accurately.
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