NVA 82 mm Mortar

U.S. 81 mm M1 Mortar

82 mm HE Round

The NVA 82 mm mortar is simply a knock off of the U.S. M1 81 mm mortar shown at the above left. The new version uses the 82 mm HE round as shown at the above right. The specifications of the 82 mm are much the same as for the U.S. 81 mm. The mortar is meant to be a close support, indirect fire weapon for the infantry. Capable of also firing delay fuses, illumination and smoke or WP rounds. Burst diameters are similar to the U.S. 105 mm artillery shells.