At International Fire Conference Elbit Systems presented SPEAR new 120mm autonomous mortar 2905121

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Tuesday, May 29, 2012, 10:39 AM
 
At International Fire Conference Elbit Systems presented SPEAR new 120mm autonomous mortar.
At the 2nd International Fire Conference which was held from the 22-23 May 2012 at Zikhron Ya’akov, Israel, The Company Elbit Systems presented the SPEAR, a new 120mm autonomous mortar system. Elbit Systems’ SPEAR is a fully autonomous, vehicle-mounted 120mm soft recoil mortar system for high-mobility platforms.
     
At the 2nd International Fire Conference which was held from the 22-23 May 2012 at Zikhron Ya’akov, Israel, The Company Elbit Systems presented the SPEAR, a new 120mm autonomous mortar system. Elbit Systems’ SPEAR is a fully autonomous, vehicle-mounted 120mm soft recoil mortar system for high-mobility platforms.
Israeli Soltam SPEAR 120mm autonomous soft recoil mortar system for light-wheeled platforms
     

The SPEAR system is a 120mm autonomous portable mortar is equipped with a revolutionary, patent-pending recoil system that reduces the 120mm barrel’s firing loads from 120 tons to less than 10 tons, SPEAR can be mounted on a variety of high-mobility light vehicles such as HMMWVs, jeeps and other rapidly deployed wheeled platforms.

The SPEAR can be deployed and removed from a fire position in under 60 seconds. The system has a maximal fire rate of 15 shells per minute, and it can be operated by a team of 2-3 people. The system has a maximal fire rate of 15 shells per minute, and it can be operated by a team of 2-3 people.

SPEAR is equipped with computerized aiming and navigation devices, enabling the mortar system to be operated autonomously and aimed without the need for external reference points. SPEAR can be integrated with a variety of battle management systems (BMS) and includes technical fire management, scheduled fire plans, a prioritization target process and an attack result forecast. The system also manages ammunition, personnel, assignments and serial number equipment reports.

 

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