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120-mm Bighorn mortar

Country of Origin: Switzerland


The Bighorn was a 120-mm mortar system that used an autonomous recoiled smoothbore mortar and a semi-automatic muzzle loader. It could fire a variety of 120-mm ammunition, including STRIX and cargo rounds.

The loading system for shells was automatic and used "pushing" technology, rather than a "grabber" technique. This prevented damage to thin-walled rounds.

The system featured an integrated laser gyro inertial navigation and pointing system, vehicle motion sensors and commander...

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