120 mm M984 extended-range DPICM mortar round

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The 120 mm M984 extended-range DPICM mortar round was developed by the US Army Ordnance, it is a 120mm caliber mortar cluster munition that can carry a variety of payloads including either 54 M80 dual-purpose submunitions or six mines.[1] It can be optionally used with a range extending rocket in a tractor configuration which increases its range from 7.2 to around 12 kilometers.[1]

As the United States has not ratified the Convention on Cluster Munitions, it is still in production.

Specifications[edit]

  • Length: 940mm
  • Weight: 14.9 kg

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jane's Ammunition Handbook, 2003-2004