Jed produced a fantastic post a week or two ago on the range of mortar options available and how they might be used.
Click here to read it.
This bit of news popped into the newsreader this afternoon
General Dynamics and BAE Systems have demonstrated a precision guided 81mm mortar round, or should that be bomb!
The question I think of when I see this (followed by the inevitable clamour to buy some) is this…
Does adding cost and complexity disrupt the fundamental characteristics of mortars,namely; simplicity, low cost, ease of use and immediacy?
Anyone care to answer?