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Grenades and mortars

Ian V. Hogg

Grenades and mortars

by Ian V. Hogg

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Published by Ballantine Books in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grenades.,
  • Mortars (Ordnance)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [160]

    Statement[by] Ian Hogg.
    SeriesBallantine"s illustrated history of the violent century. Weapons book, no. 37
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUF765 .H63
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159, [1] p.
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5084330M
    LC Control Number74155462

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A mortar is usually a simple, lightweight, man-portable, muzzle-loaded weapon, consisting of a smooth-bore metal tube fixed to a base plate (to spread out the recoil) with a lightweight bipod mount and a sight. They launch explosive shells (technically called bombs) in high-arcing ballistic s are typically used as indirect fire weapons for close fire support with a variety.

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The Type 89 Grenade Discharger (八九式重擲弾筒, Hachikyū-shiki jū-tekidantō), inaccurately and colloquially known as a knee mortar by Allied forces, is a Japanese grenade launcher or light mortar that was widely used in the Pacific Ocean theatre of World War got the nickname the "knee mortar" because of an erroneous Allied belief that these launchers could be fired by propping Type: Light mortar.

> Is it possible to use mortar rounds as hand grenades. Yes you can. There are a few ways to go about it. I don’t know if striking the mortars against a hard surface like they did in Saving Private Ryan would actually work nowadays.

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materials on how to employ grenades.I'm glad the author addresses how grenades work in the movies as opposed to how they work in real life.

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The U.S. 60mm mortar round was authorized to be used with the M1 Projection Adapter as a rifle grenade! The shell was fitted into the adapter, the adapter & shell placed on the grenade launcher (M1 or M rifles only, no M1 carbines) the pin / safety wire removed and fired with the standard Grenade Projection Cartridge M3.Contents—Continued Chapter 14 Non-Lethal Weapons, page Definition † 14–1, page General † 14–2, page Surface danger zones † 14–3, page gauge shotgun, M (AA51), M (AA52), and bean bag (AA29) projectiles † 14–4, page 40mm M (BA06) sponge grenade † 14–5, page 40mm grenade foam rubber baton (BA07), rubber ball grenade (BA08), and MICI Wyoming runs a military-training complex outside Cheyenne, where it conducts live tactical exercises featuring rocket-propelled grenades, mortars and simulated truck bombs.