Battlefront features US Mortar Platoon for Tour of Duty

By Polar_Bear
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Apr 18th, 2013
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Battlefront is featuring more artillery for Tour of Duty with a look at the US Mortar platoon.

From the website:

Mortar Platoon (Airmobile) (VUS705) includes one Command M16 Rifle team, two Mortar sections each with two M29 81mm mortars with crew, one Small three-hole base & four Medium four-hole bases.

The battalion mortar platoon fields the new M29 81mm mortar. This is an improved version of the old WWII-era M1 81mm mortar with longer range. Perhaps as important to the crew, it was also 15 lb (7 kg) lighter than the older model.

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