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120-mm Molot

Country of Origin: Ukraine

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The 120-mm Molot (Hammer) mortar was developed by the Zavod Mayak firm in Kiev for service with the Ukrainian military. Development was spurred by the conflict with Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine's eastern Donbass region beginning in 2014 and the need to re-equip the Ukrainian armed forces with modern gear.

The Molot is a muzzle-loading, smoothbore rigid mortar. A cap is provided at the bore to prevent double charging.

The MUM 706M backsight is fitted.

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