KYIV ($1=36.79 Ukrainian Hryvnias) — Bulgarian M60CMA 60mm mortars appeared within the Ukrainian military. Analysts from Ukraine Weapons Tracker have launched video footage of the usage of these mortars in Ukraine. Merchandise within the type of M60CMA mortars are supplied by the Bulgarian joint-stock firm “Arsenal”, which is predicated within the metropolis of Kazanlak. It is without doubt one of the oldest arms suppliers in Bulgaria.

The 60-mm Commando M60CMA mortar is designed to interact enemy manpower in open terrain, in mild subject shelters and trenches, in addition to in counterscarps [an artificially cut edge of a slope or river bank at a high angle of at least 2- 2, 5 m – row.].

The dependable and light-weight mortar meets the best tactical and logistical necessities: it may be carried by one soldier and has excessive firepower and accuracy, velocity, and ease of operation. The mortar is appropriate for particular duties, particularly in tough terrain.

Bulgarian M60CMA 60mm mortars appeared in the Ukrainian army
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The M60CMA weighs 5.7 kilograms and has a fee of fireplace of 30 rounds per minute. AO “Arsenal” claims that this mortar has a most firing vary of 1,600 meters. This mortar can hearth all sorts of 60mm mortar ammunition: 60mm HE 60MA, HE60LDMA, PRACT 60MA, PRACT 60LDMA, SMK60RP, SMK60WP, TB60, ILL60.

In a video launched by Ukraine, fighters use Bulgarian HE 60MA mines, that are product of forged iron with spherical graphite. The HE 60MA mortar shell is designed to attain the very best fragmentation results and excessive explosive motion. The projectile is used to fight enemy manpower in addition to unarmored automobiles.

Bulspike seems too

This isn’t the primary Bulgarian-made weapon that seems within the fingers of the Ukrainian armed forces. Only a few days in the past, the single-use BULSPIKE anti-tank missile was additionally documented to be in service with the Ukrainian armed forces. BULSPIKE is produced by two Bulgarian corporations – VMZ Sopot and Opticoelectron Panagyurishte.

Bulgarian M60CMA 60mm mortars appeared in the Ukrainian army
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The identical supply claims that an unknown quantity was bought from Bulgaria and delivered to the Ukrainian military a few months in the past.


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