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The M1984 mortar.

The M1894 210mm Belgian mortar is based upon a 100mm caliber mortar created in 1890 as a siege weapon. 150mm and 240mm versions also existed.

Technical data

Caliber Elevation Direction
210 mm +15° +60° 120°

Stocks of grenades in a Belgian ammunition factory.

Ammunition

At first the mortar fired 21 cm grenades filled with gunpowder, then after 1885 it used the ten times as powerful explosive shells.

Sources

  • Royal Military Museum, Brussels.

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