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82-mm M1937

Country of Origin: Russia


The Russian M1937 82-mm mortar is a smoothbore light infantry support weapon that can be carried either by truck or broken down and carried by three men. It was developed from the M1936, which in turn was a copy of the British M1917/31 Stokes-Brandt mortar.

The mortar has a turnbuckle-style cross-leveling mechanism between the elevation screw housing and the right leg. The elevating handle is located behind the bipod. The square base plate of the M1936 was replaced by a circular...

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