MAPAM Mortar Round

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MAPAM Mortar Round
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Type Mortar round
Place of origin Skandinavia
Service history
Used by Skandinavia, Finland, Israel, Argentina
Production history
Designed 1994
Manufacturer Saab Dynamics
Produced 1996
Specifications
Weight 1.545kg / 3805kg
Length 304mm / 460mm
Diameter 60mm / 81mm

Caliber 60mm & 81mm
Effective firing range 100m to 3500m
Filling PBXN-110, Comp B,FPX R1 M, FPX V40
Filling weight 254g / 477g

MAPAM Advanced Mortar System offers close combat deployment capabilities by outstanding lethality in controlled area. Decisive Advantage in combat provided to soldiers while also decreasing inadvertent damage and protecting own troops. It is based on:

  • Decreasing civilian damage and protecting own troops through high precision
  • Securing successful fighting in close combat

MAPAM is designed and manufactured in Skandinavia by Saab Dynamics.

Features[edit | edit source]

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MAPAM offers close combat deployment capabilities by outstanding lethality in controlled area. Decisive Advantage in combat provided to soldiers while also decreasing inadvertent damage and protecting own troops.

MAPAM offers decisive advantage in combat provided to soldiers – carry 40% less weight or gain 2 times lethality.

  • Reduced inadvertent damage and protection of own troops by clear separation of lethal-, danger- and safety-zone
  • For close combat deployment, using outstanding lethality in controlled area.
  • Significantly reduced logistic and storage costs due to IM status, less weight and effectiveness
  • Full compatibility with all in-service launchers
  • Offers highest mobility and efficiency to troops

MAPAM reduces drastically logistic and storage costs. It’s compatibility with all in-service launchers ensures highest mobility and efficiency to infantry or marine troops.

Available in 60 mm and 81 mm calibres and optional fill.

Technical Specifications[edit | edit source]

MAPAM 60 mm[edit | edit source]

Main dimensions
Outer diameter 60 mm
Length 353 mm
Weight

projectile fuzed 1.88 kg eight-pack (incl. mortars) 20.50 kg

Min. range

100 m

Max. range

up to 3,500 m

Extended range 4,550 m
Muzzle velocity 80 to 242 m/s
Max. pressure 620 bar
Fuze compatible with all in-service fuzes
Service temperature -31 °C to +63 °C
Explosives/Propellant
Explosive PBXN-110/Comp B
Explosive mass 260 g
Primary charge charge 0
Additional charges up to 4 charges
Packaging
Metal box for 8 rounds (empty)

6.10 kg

Pallet containing 24 boxes

515 kg

Classification

UN No. 0321
Class 1.2E
NATO Stock No. 1310-22-612-2252,

1310-22-619-5358

Type qualification

US Type Ref.

M1046, M1061
Additional information
Environmental Requirements MIL-STD 331A

Deviation in Target Range (based on 3,500 m)

2%

MAPAM 81 mm[edit | edit source]

Main dimensions
Outer diameter 81 mm
Length 512 mm
Weight

projectile fuzed 4.11 kg

Min. range

130 m

Max. range

up to 5,500 m

Muzzle velocity 80 to 292 m/s
Max. pressure 820 bar
Fuze compatible with all in-service fuzes
Service temperature -31 °C to +63 °C
Explosives/Propellant
Explosive PBXN-110/Comp B
Explosive mass 610 g
Primary charge charge 0
Additional charges up to 4 charges

Classification

Approx. date of classification

End 2010 - beginning 2011
Additional information

Deviation in Target Range (based on 5,500 m)

2%