120 mm Mortar M75
General data Light mortar 120 mm M75 is a light-weight weapon of infantry close support, designed for annihilation of manpower, destroying of firing points during artillery preparation of attack and for defence of a supported unit. It is particularly effective on intersected and hilly terrains where the enemy may be hidden by a rear slope. The mortar can effectively open breaches in wire barriers or mine fields, demolish lighter fortifi-cations and remove top soil covers over heavy bun¬kers. The mortar is also well suited for combat against mechanized units, by destroying their infan¬try. It is also suitable for making of smoke screens and for target illumination at night.
Light mortar 120 mm M75 is appropriately used by infantry battalions. There are-two models of the 120 mm mortar.
Mortar M75 may be transported:
towed by motor vehicle
towed by single animal using proper harness
by animal pack with three animals
by helicopter, without additional accessories
parachuted by cargo parachute with pallet
man-carried, dismantled to sections and using man pack carriers, over short distances
in snow or in the mountains, dismantled to sections and moved by sleds
loaded on motor vehicles for long distances
transported by rail or sea.