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82-mm Type W84 mortar

Country of Origin: China

description

The Type W84 82-mm mortar consisted of three components: tube, bipod and base plate. It was similar to earlier 82-mm mortars, but had a longer barrel and a circular base plate.

The Type W84 fired high-explosive (HE), smoke and illuminating ammunition.

status

No longer in service. NORINCO may still offer the Type W84 for export.

Initial operational capability 1984.

builders

 China North Industries Corp. (NORINCO), Beijing, China

characteristics

 CREW
   Total                   5 to 7

 WEIGHTS
   Mortar...

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