As a part of the deliverables for the Revised AFP Modernization Program underneath Horizon 2, 15 models of M125A2 Armored Mortar Service (AMC) with 120mm Mounted Mortar System (MMS) had been delivered by Elbit Programs of Israel on December 29, 2021. The fleet of armored autos with improved mounted arsenal underneath the Mounted Mortar Acquisition Mission of the Philippine Military will probably be a part of the firepower improve for the Mechanized Infantry Battalions and shortly to be reactivated Tank Battalion of the Armor Division, Philippine Military. The Armor “Pambato” Division is without doubt one of the major models of the Philippine Military stationed at Camp O’Donnell, Brgy. Sta. Lucia, Capas, Tarlac, Philippines. The Armor (Pambato) Division is a mixed arms group composed of tank, cavalry and mechanized infantry.

Main Common Efren P. Baluyot, the Commander of Armor Division, Philippine Military mentioned, “This self-propelled firepower improve is an added game-changer in land warfare as a result of it supplies shut and instant oblique fireplace help for maneuver models whereas permitting for fast deployment in tactical conditions. Extra modernization tasks are within the pipeline such because the Wheeled Armored Personnel Service Acquisition Mission, APC Firepower Improve with Enclosed Weapon System (EWS), and the Mild Tank Acquisition Mission, all contributing to a reputable protection posture in land area.”


15 M125A2 Armored Mortar Service (AMC) Delivered to Philippine Military Armor “Pambato” Division

For its firepower, the Cardom 120mm recoil mortar system mounted on the M125A2 Armored Service is an autonomous, computerized system that has a variety of seven,000 meters and a most fireplace fee of 16 rounds per minute operated by 4 (4) crewmen. The Cardom (English: Hatchet) is an Israeli 81 mm/120 mm Recoil Mortar System (RMS), developed by Soltam Programs (now Elbit System). It’s utilized by the US Military, the Israel Defence Forces, NATO nations, and others. The Cardom is an autonomous, computerized system for mounting on mild and medium armored carriers. The system supplies correct and efficient fireplace help.

The M125A2 Armored Mortar Service (AMC) with MMS is utilized by the US Military, Israeli Protection Power, and NATO nations. The deal can even embody Elbit’s Fight NG Battlefield Administration System, which is already in use with the Philippine Military. Elbit Programs can even present conversion 120mm barrels for 5 Cardom 81mm autonomous recoil mortar techniques the Philippine Military ordered in January 2018. The 81mm mortars are a part of the Philippine Military’s M113 Firepower Improve mission that additionally consists of the provision of 44 distant managed weapon techniques (RCWS) for the Philippine Military’s fleet of M113A2 armored autos scheduled to be delivered this 12 months.

15 M125A2 Armored Mortar Carrier (AMC) Delivered to Philippine Army Armor "Pambato" Division
15 M125A2 Armored Mortar Service (AMC) Delivered to Philippine Military Armor “Pambato” Division