Russian mobile mortar mounted on a ATV

Russian mobile mortar mounted on a ATV

Before, Russian soldiers had to transport mortars only by foot normally. You can see on the photo below. Now on a recent exhibition Russian weapons factory introduced an ATV that carries a mortar and can be used to transport and shoot it.

Russian mobile mortar mounted on a ATV

Here is how it looked before. Mortar was disassembled and given to five soldiers – to each different pieces. This way it got transported.

Russian mobile mortar mounted on a ATV

And now it can be carried and operated just by one person on this mobile ATV. Also, instead of carrying just six mines it can carry forty of them.

Russian mobile mortar mounted on a ATV

Also this ATV mounted mortar has 1.5 longer range and can use more powerful mines.

Russian mobile mortar mounted on a ATV

Here you can see a crate to transport mines and a mortar, disassembled.

And here is a video, showing two ways to carry a mortar – on a truck and now the newest – on an ATV:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9RvYZMM0Ow

Russian mobile mortar mounted on a ATV

Russian mobile mortar mounted on a ATV

Also ATV itself not having four wheels as usual one, but got six wheels.

Russian mobile mortar mounted on a ATV

Here is it being assembled and prepared to shoot.

 

4 thoughts on “Russian mobile mortar mounted on a ATV”

  1. It’s not “mounted”. It’s merely “transported” on stock 6×4 РМ 650-2 painted in camouflage pattern.

  2. This is a real All Terrain Vehicle. And is also very cool.
    It’s use reminds me of the German Kettentrad, another cool machine.

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