HM 12

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HM 12 60mm Mortar
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Place o oreeginIran
Service history
Uised biIran
WarsSirian Ceevil War
Iraqi Ceevil War
Production history
ManufacturerDefence Industries Organisation
Wecht6,5 kg
Baurel lenth677mm

Calibre60 mm
Elevation45° to 85°
Rate o fire20 round per minute
Maximum firin range1050m

The HM 12 Fateh (or Hadid) is an Iranian 60mm[1] mortar manufactured bi the Ammuneetion & Metallurgie Industries Group,[2] pairt of Iran's Defence Industries Organisation.[3][4] It is an unlicensed copy of Israel's Soltam 60 mm mortar.[5][6] It is generally operatit bi twa fowk but in urgent cases it can be operatit bi ane as weel.[7][8][9][10]

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  1. "Uskowi on Iran: Iranian Mortars". Archived frae the oreeginal on 14 February 2012.
  2. “Ammunition Industries Group - AMIG (Iran), Contractors,” Jane’s, July 17, 2009, Ammunition-Handbook/Ammunition-Industries-Group--AMIG-Iran.html
  3. Jane's infantry weapons, 2012
  4. Wright, Galen (4 April 2011). "The Arkenstone - ارکنستون: Mortar Artillery". Archived frae the oreeginal on 8 July 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  5. Paul Mulcahy. "Iranian Mortars".
  6. Christopher Harmer (August 16, 2012). "THREAT AND RESPONSE: ISRAELI MISSILE DEFENSE" (PDF). Institute for the Study of War.
  7. "Archived copy". Archived frae the oreeginal on 2012-01-20. Retrieved 2011-12-14. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as teetle (link)
  8. Stijn Mitzer and Joost Oliemans. "Iranian fighting vehicles".
  10. “AMIG Hadid HM16 120 mm mortar (Iran) Mortars,” Jane’s, July 31, 2011, Weapons/AMIG-Hadid-HM16-120-mm-mortar-Iran.html
  11. "Iraq: Turning a blind eye: The arming of the Popular Mobilization Units" (PDF). Amnesty International. 5 January 2017.