Airborne assault troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine start managed operation of six BARS 8MMK cellular mortar models developed and manufactured by Ukroboronservice State Enterprise, which is part of Ukroboronprom State Concern. The {hardware} is designed to help the operations of mechanized infantry in motion towards raids, sabotage and reconnaissance teams. A big benefit of the BARS 8MMK is excessive pace of getting ready for motion and again to journey. Ukroboronservice is the one developer of BARS 8MMK cellular mortar advanced and supplier of providers of workers and instructors trainings for the operation and upkeep of the advanced.

The BARS-8MMK is a brand new cellular self-propelled mortar car utilizing the chassis of the BARS-8 4×4 wheeled armored car. The BARS-8MMK carries a 120 mortar which could be deployed mechanically on the rear of the car to carry out firing operations. It takes solely 30 seconds to deliver this artillery system in firing situation, and the car is ready to go away the firing place in lower than 20 seconds. The BARS-8MMK has a crew of three and may carry as much as 60 mortar ammunition. The car is provided with an built-in Hearth Management system, which could be operated both from contained in the cab or by a mortar workforce member standing alongside the car. It has a most firing vary of 8,000 meters and a price of fireplace of 12 rounds/min.


BARS 8MMK Cellular Mortar

The BARS-8 is a 4×4 armored car designed and manufactured by the Ukrainian Firm Bogdan. The car is constructed on the Dodge Ram pick-up truck’s 4×4 wheeled chassis. It has a gross car weight of 10,000 kg and a payload capability of two,000 kg. The BARS-8 provides safety towards firing of small arms and artillery shell splinters as much as Degree 2 STANAG 4569. The car is motorized with a 6.7l Cummins V8 turbo diesel engine creating 350 hp. coupled to an Allison six-speed computerized or handbook transmission system. The BARS-8 can run at a most highway pace of 120 km/h and has a fording depth of 0.76 m.

The mortar unit is provided with a 120 mm mortar with a most vary of high-explosive fragmentation mine as much as 7100m. The {hardware} allows computerized steering on to the goal, resetting preliminary barrel place after the shot was fired, detecting its personal location, and so on. Moreover, the unit has a system which mechanically adjusts firing circumstances granting info from the onboard climate station. Now it’s 3 times faster than comparable weapons in service of the Armed Forces ofd Ukraine, even supposing the crew is twice smaller than the crew of the usual towed mortar.

BARS 8MMK Mobile Mortar
BARS 8MMK Cellular Mortar