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Autonomous capabilities – also at the mortar field. A new autonomous mortar system enables optimal recoil reduction; it is adapted to suit lightweight vehicles for immediate engagement operations.
The Spear MK2 mortar system by Elbit Systems is an upgraded version of the operationally proven Spear mortar system.
It is a 120 mm fully autonomous modular mortar system. The Spear’s latest version has a high recoil reduction capability, while not affecting the Cardom mortar system and the Spear’s well-known effectiveness.
The mortar system is easily installed on a variety of lightweight combat vehicles allowing agility and performance of tactical operations.
The upgraded system provides improved situational awareness, wider area coverage, quick deployment and has autonomous or manual activation requiring only two-three crew members.
The mortar system is deployed and operational within only sixty seconds, equipped with a command and control system providing battlefield management and situational awareness capabilities, fire missions’ prioritization and monitoring of personnel assignments.
Elbit’s array of fully integrated, modular artillery and mortar solutions incorporate C4I, fire control systems (FCS), platform upgrades and a wide range of artillery and mortar ammunition.