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120-mm Cardom mortar system

Country of Origin: Israel


The Cardom (Hatchet) is a 120-mm autonomous self-propelled recoiling mortar system capable of being mounted on tracked or wheeled vehicles.

The Israeli-made system consists of a 120-mm K-6 mortar barrel mounted in a turntable platform system featuring computerized integrated navigation, self positioning and aiming systems. The recoiling mortar system, including a recoil buffer system in the smoothbore barrel and a hydro-pneumatic recuperator located beneath the cradle housing,...

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