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M224 Mortar

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M224 Mortar with M7 baseplate - 60mm

The M224 Mortar is a lightweight man-portable 60mm mortar used by the United States military. It can be issued with one of two baseplates; the 14-pound circular M7 is more commonly seen, but there is also the smaller 4-pound rectangular M8 baseplate used when the mortar is fired in "handheld" mode.



Type: Light mortar

Length: Barrel 40in (1.02m)

Weight: 48 lbs (conventional), 18 lbs (handheld)

Calibre: 60mm

Capacity: 1 round

Fire modes: Manual

The M224 Mortar and variants can be seen in the following films, television series, video games, and anime used by the following actors:


Title Actor Character Notes Release Date
Stripes U.S. Army 1981
Beyond Rangoon Burmese soldiers 1995
The Outpost seen at U.S. Army outpost 2020


Title Actor Character Note Air Date
Tour of Duty US soldiers 1987 - 1990

Video Games

Game Title As Character Notes Release Date
Metal Gear Solid 4 Mortar Old Snake, PMC soldiers With M7 baseplate 2008
Firearms: Source M224 With M7 baseplate 2010
Medal of Honor M224 Coalition & OpFor troops scorechain 2010
Battlefield 3 M224 Staff Sergeant Henry Blackburn, Marines With and without M7 baseplate 2011
Spec Ops: The Line With M7 baseplate 2012
Hot Dogs, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades With M8 baseplate 2016

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