The 81mm Mortar provides a more sustained and greater range indirect fire support to combat troops than the 60mm Mortar. It is capable of engaging targets at ranges in excess of 5000m. The L16A2 is lightweight, portable Mortar and made up of 3 main components, the baseplate, the bipod and the barrel.
|Length||1300mm (barrel length)|
|Weight||38kg (barrel, base plate and bipod)|
Depending on mission requirements the mortar can fire the following types of bombs: high explosive, smoke, and illumination.