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81-mm M29 (Sweden)

Country of Origin: Sweden


The Swedish M29 81-mm mortar is a license-built French Stokes/Brandt Model 1917 mortar.

The mortar resembles most other pre-World War II weapons, having a rectangular base with carrying handle and a bipod that is connected by chains. One modification made to the French design is the fitting of Swedish sights.

The M29 fires a high-explosive (HE) projectile.


Initial operational capability (IOC) was attained in the 1930s. No longer in production. It is no longer believed to be in...

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