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Mortar Platoon (RO705)

Mortar Platoon (RO705) Mortar Platoon (RO705)
81.4mm Brandt mortar model 1927/31

 
The 81mm mortar produced by the French Brandt firm became a ’classic’ design of its era and was copied or licence-built by almost every army in Europe as well as the United States.
Mortar Platoon (RO705)

It was adopted by the Romanians and used to outfit the mortar platoon supporting the infantry and cavalry. 

Specifications

Calibre: 81.4 mm
Barrel length: 1267.5mm
Weight: 59.7kg
Elevation: 45° - 85°
Traverse: 8° - 12°
ROF: 18 rounds/min
Maximum Range: 2850m
Shell weight (HE shell model 1924/27): 3.310 kg

Mortar Platoon (RO705)
Mortar Platoon (RO705)

Accuracy of the 81.4mm Brandt mortar model 1927/31 mortar:

• 8m x 17m square at 460m range
• 9m x 32m square at 995m range
• 17m x 35m square at 1730m range
• 32m x 42m square at 2060m range

In Flames Of War

A Romanian Infantry company can be supported by a Mortar Platoon from its weapons platoon choices.

The 81.4mm Brandt mortar model 1927/31 is a man-packed gun team, has a range of 40”/100cm, anti-tank 2 and firepower 6. It can also fire Smoke bombardments.

Designed by Evan Allen
Painted by Jeremy
Painter
Mortar Platoon (RO705)
Mortar Platoon (RO705) Mortar Platoon (RO705)
Mortar Platoon (RO705)

Mortar Platoon (RO705)

Mortar Platoon (RO705)


Last Updated On Monday, July 6, 2009 by Wayne at Battlefront