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M2 (60mm minomet)

     
Název:
Name:
M2
Originální název:
Original Name:
M2
Kategorie:
Category:
lehký minomet
Výrobce:
Producer:
Read Machinery Co.
Kennedy–Van Saun
Firestone Tire and Rubber Company
Období výroby:
Production Period:
DD.01.1940-DD.MM.RRRR
Vyrobeno kusů:
Number of Produced:
~ 60000
Prototyp vyroben:
Prototype Built:
DD.MM.193R
Obsluha:
Crew:
3
Technické údaje:
Technical Data:
 
Bojová hmotnost:
Combat Weight:
19 kg
Přepravní hmotnost:
Manoeuvre Weight:
19 kg
Ráže:
Calibre:
60 mm
Délka hlavně:
Barrel Length:
726 mm
Celková délka:
Overall Length:
1283 mm
Celková šířka:
Overall Width:
? mm
Celková výška:
Overall Height:
? mm
Náměr:
Elevation:
40-85 °
Odměr:
Traverse:
+/- 3,94 °
Přepravní rychlost:
Manoeuvre Speed:
? km/h
Používaná munice:
Ammo Used:
M49A2 (HE)
M49A3 (HE)
M83 (osvětlovací)
M302 (dymový)
M69 (cvičný)
M50A3 (cvičný)
Výkony:
Performance:
 
Maximální dostřel:
Maximum Range:
1815.08 m - M49A2
Rychlost střelby:
Rate of Fire:
18 ran/min
Úsťová rychlost:
Muzzle Velocity:
160 m/s - M49A2
Uživatelské státy:
User States:
Poznámka:
Note:
Licenčná výroba francúzskeho mínometu Mle 1935 spoločnosti Edgar Brandt.

Zloženie:
- mínomet M2
- dvojnožka a ložiště M2
Zdroje:
Sources:
Catalogue of standart ordnance items, second editions 1944, vol. 1I; Office of the Chief of Ordnance Technical Division, Washington D.C.; 1 june 1945
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M2_mortar
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brandt_Mle_1935
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Weight : 18,7 kg (barrel 5,7 kg, dvojnožka of 7.3 kg, a mortar bed 5,7 kg)
Length : 72,6 cm
Muzzle velocity : 160 ms (with a hub M 49A2)
Rate of fire 18 blows/min.
Sight : M4
Range : 900 meters effective (maximum 1800 m) minimum 90 m
Ammo : was used a munitions tříštivá (HE) marked M49A2, smoke M 83 and lighting M 302
The effect of the projectile M49 : in a circle with a radius of about 10 m

Weapon introduced in WWII, it was used as a weapon of fire support units of the army and the marine corps. Included was at the level of the company, always 3 pieces consisted of a platoon which was with company as a platoon fire support.
The gun was developed on contract to the U.S. Army Ordnance Department as a means of filling the gap between the dohození grenade and range of the mortar of 82 mm. Mortar was developed at the end of 30let and the first order for 1,500 units was made in January, 1940. during WWII it produced about 60 000 units for firms of the Read Machinery Co., Kennedy–Van Saunas and Firestone Tire and Rubber Company. After WWII was the mortar used on and served during the war in Korea.

https://www.ww2gyrene.org/weapons_m2mortar.htm
Twentieth-Century Artillery, Author Ian Hogg publishing Friedman/Fairfax Publishers. ISBN 1-58663-299-X.
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M49A2 - munice tříštivá (HE)
M83 - munice osvětlovací


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M2 (60mm minomet) - Zleva: M83, M302, M302 -řez, M49A1, M49- řez

Zleva: M83, M302, M302 -řez, M49A1, M49- řez
M2 (60mm minomet) - M83-řez

M83-řez
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In Musée National d'histoire Militaire in Diekirch, own photo, 2016

In the photo marked #3.
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December 44 Historical Museum, La Gleize, your own photo, 2016.
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