Elbit Systems SPEAR

Elbit Systems SPEAR

Elbit Systems SPEAR


The fully autonomous, vehicle-mounted 120mm soft recoil mortar system delivers effective fire support by combining the flexibility and accuracy of mortar fire with exceptional tactical mobility. The mortar is a derivative of the combat-proven soft recoil mortar which is muzzle loaded and turntable-mounted and is being used extensively by the US Army, NATO and others.
The Spear MK2, an upgraded version of the operationally proven Spear mortar system, is a 120 mm fully autonomous modular mortar system. The Spears latest version has a high recoil reduction capability, while not affecting the Cardom mortar system and the Spears 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 Systems’ battle-proven mortar systems deliver effective fire support by combining accurate mortar fire and maneuverability. CARDOM is a 120mm autonomous self-propelled recoiling mortar system with auto-laying capabilities that is compatible with a variety of fire control systems and inertial navigation systems (INS).
The Spear MK II is an advanced derivative mortar system designed specifically for light-wheeled platforms, offering exceptional tactical mobility and increased survivability with shoot-and-scoot capabilities. 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.

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