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120-mm Model L towed mortar

Country of Origin: Spain

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The Model L 120-mm mortar was towed on a two-wheel carriage, but could also be mounted on a U.S. M113 armored personnel carrier (APC). In the traveling position, the circular base plate lay over the axle and the barrel and tripod mount were on a frame above the base plate and held in position by straps.

The Model L was a drop- or trigger-fired weapon and used two types of bombs: Bomb N or Bomb L. Both bombs fired high explosive (HE), smoke, illuminating (ILLUM) and practice...

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