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MAPAM

Advanced Mortar System

Improving infantry mobility and efficiency
Kai Schlegel
Product manager MAPAM


MAPAM offers close combat deployment capabilities by outstanding lethality in controlled area. Decisive Advantage in combat provided to soldiers while also decreasing inadvertent damage and protecting own troops.

  • Securing successful fighting in close combat
  • Decreasing civilian damage and protecting own troops through high precision
  • Close Combat deployment, increasing logistic safety due to IM explosive, decreasing inadvertent damage.
  • Reducing drastically logistic costs, e.g. storage and transportation due to less weight
  • Due to clear separation of lethal-, danger-, and safety-zones, close combat is possible while protecting own troops.
  • Less weight guarantees high mobility to troops.
  • Useable with every existing in service launcher and in-service fuze (also with different fuze modi) makes it convenient and easy to handle
  • High precision (deviation in target of 2%) it is also protection of own troops and avoiding inadvertent damage

Becoming a customer

As a customer of Saab’s you benefit from a complete life commitment. It is our utmost ambition to support and facilitate your use of our products and services. That is why we are always willing to walk that extra mile to develop a strong and trustful relationship.

Being a customer of ours means that you can rely on Saab’s innovative and technologically advanced state-of-the-art products. But also, it means that you can rely on our dedication and willingness to provide our entire knowledge and know-how for improving your operations. That’s what we call a true commitment.

Features

MAPAM offers close combat deployment capabilities by outstanding lethality in controlled area. Decisive Advantage in combat provided to soldiers while also decreasing inadvertent damage and protecting own troops.

MAPAM offers decisive advantage in combat provided to soldiers – carry 40% less weight or gain 2 times lethality.

  • Reduced inadvertent damage and protection of own troops by clear separation of lethal-, danger- and safety-zone
  • For close combat deployment, using outstanding lethality in controlled area.
  • Significantly reduced logistic and storage costs due to  IM status, less weight and effectiveness
  • Full compatibility with all in-service launchers
  • Offers highest mobility and efficiency to troops

MAPAM reduces drastically logistic and storage costs. It’s compatibility with all in-service launchers ensures highest mobility and efficiency to infantry or marine troops.

Available in 60 mm and 81 mm calibres and optional fill.

In use

MAPAM is in use in a large number of customer applications.

Technical specification

MAPAM 60 mm

Standard (Charge 1-4)
Main dimensions
Outer diameter 60mm
Length without Fuze 304mm
Weight projectile without fuzes 1545g
Min. range 100m
Max. range 3,500m
Operating temperature -46 °C to +63 °C
Storage temperature -53 °C to +71 °C
Packaging
Metal box for 6 rounds approx. 16kg
Pallet containing 24 boxes approx. 400kg
Classification
Nato Stock No. 1310-22-612-2252, 1310-22-619-5338
Class 1.2E
UN No. 321
Extended Range (Charge 1-6)
Main dimensions
Outer diameter 60mm
Length without Fuzes 328,5mm
Weight projectile without Fuzes 1566g
Min. range 100m
Max. range 4500m
Operating temperature -46 °C to +63 °C
Storage temperature -53 °C to +71 °C
Packaging
Wooden box for 6 rounds approx. 18kg
Pallet containing 24 boxes approx. 457kg
Classification
Nato Stock No. 1310-13-121-5893
General Information
Explosives PBXN-110, Comp B,FPX R1 M, FPX V40
Explosive mass 254g
Fuzes MZ95A1, M9815C7, DM111, PDB333, L3

 

 MAPAM 81 mm

Standard (Charge 1-4)
Main dimensions
Outer diameter 81mm
Length without Fuze 460mm
Weight projectile without Fuze 3805g
Min. range 130m
Max. range 5500m
Operating temperature -46 °C to +63 °C
Storage temperature -53 °C to +71 °C
Packaging
Metal box for 6 rounds approx. 40,5kg
Pallet containing 24 boxes approx. 740kg
Classification
Nato Stock No. 1315-33-210-5714
Class 1.2E
UN No. 321
Extended Range About to be developed

 

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