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120-mm A-7 mortar

Country of Origin: Israel

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The A-7 mortar was a long-range development of Soltam's M-65 and A-4 mortar systems. It was designed for rapid deployment and had a smaller crew than earlier models.

The mortar requires four crew members to operate.

It had a unique carriage that did not require the weapon to be dismounted to fire. The mortar did not rest on the wheels when in use. The weapon was carried on a lightweight two-wheel carriage with a torsion-bar suspension. The A-7 could be towed by any vehicle with an...

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