120 mm Mortar Smoke Round

The 120 mm Smoke mortar round  is intended for marking objects, targets, creating smoke screen for masking the operation of friendly units, to facilitate the tactical deployment of friendly troops and evasion of enemy fire. The smoke screen generated by the smoke projectile is also intended to suppress enemy surveillance and reconnaissance means, as well as to prevent aimed enemy fire. In addition to the smoke effect it also has incendiary action.

The variable propelling charge makes it possible to achieve several muzzle velocity values.


Caliber, mm 120
Weight of round, kg 16,6
Propelling charge Variable (primary + up to 6 increment charges)
Overall length, mm 675
Weight of smoke generating substance, kg 2
Muzzle velocity (charge N6), m/s 267
Maximum firing range, m 5 500
Fuze М – 12