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160-mm M1943 towed mortar

Country of Origin: Russia


The M1943 160-mm mortar, which was called the MT-13 when it was in Soviet service, is a breech-loading, trigger-fired weapon that has a large, circular baseplate with carrying handles.

The M1943 fires high-explosive (HE) projectiles.


In service.

Initial operational capability (IOC) was reached in 1943.

The weapon is no longer in service with Russian ground forces; it was replaced in 1953 by the M-160.


 State factories of the former Soviet Union

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