|Origin & Designer||[@designer]|
|Crew||4 (Squad Leader, Gunner, Gunners Assistant & Ammunition Bear|
|Calibre||.50 BMG (12.7x99)|
|Round Weight||700gr (45g)|
|Combat Weight||Gun: 38 kg.|
Tri-Pod: 20 kg.
Total Weight: 58 kg.
|Operation||Recoil Operated Fully Automatic|
|Sights||Rear Leaf & Front Blade|
|Feed||100 Round Belt|
|Practical Rate of Fire||40 r.p.m.|
|Maximum Rate of Fire||550 r.p.m.|
|Muzzle Velocity||856 m/s|
|Notes||Designed by Brandt and built under licence in the US, the M2 was the standard light Mortar found at Company level, light and portable it was basically a scaled down version of the larger M1 and gave local fire support to the Infantry Platoons. It was issued to rifle company weapons platoons in the infantry, airborne and marines.|