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2020-10-19 Science & Technology
Know Where Your Ammo Comes From!
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Posted by Besoeker 2020-10-19 08:22|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6492 views ]  Top

#1 interesting read. I would quibble with the assertion a 81MM mortar has no home self-defense use. Think big :-)
Posted by Frank G 2020-10-19 08:49||   2020-10-19 08:49|| Front Page Top

#2 81mm mortar would certainly help Antifa/BLM terrorists to pick another neighborhood.
Posted by Silentbrick 2020-10-19 11:47||   2020-10-19 11:47|| Front Page Top

#3 oops 82
Posted by Frank G 2020-10-19 11:54||   2020-10-19 11:54|| Front Page Top

#4 With its high trajectory, I can see a light mortar being useful in urban environments. Especially for home defense where you could make use of pre-sighted Target Reference Points.
Posted by SteveS 2020-10-19 12:02||   2020-10-19 12:02|| Front Page Top

#5 I thought this was going to be a story on Mexican and S. Korean ammo makers.
Posted by Vespasian Ebboting9735 2020-10-19 12:45||   2020-10-19 12:45|| Front Page Top

#6 Only Mexican made ammo I have used is Aguila in my .38 Supper 1911s. I've had no problems with it. Next time I need .45 ACP I'll probably try theirs if the price is right...
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-10-19 13:22||   2020-10-19 13:22|| Front Page Top

#7 82mm mortars are Russian and Chinese. US uses 81mm mortars. So 81 is correct for the US.
Posted by Silentbrick 2020-10-19 13:49||   2020-10-19 13:49|| Front Page Top

#8 .. VC/NVA lots of times used 60mm - lighter and still a problem for US infantry, they wished for those to be issued - nice to shoot back easier
Posted by Hupeng Ulusomp9431 2020-10-19 20:15||   2020-10-19 20:15|| Front Page Top

#9 I remember reading somewhere, perhaps in Ghost Soldiers, a briefing went something like, "If you have to use a knee mortar, do not fire it off of your knee!."
Posted by swksvolFF 2020-10-19 23:13||   2020-10-19 23:13|| Front Page Top

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