The mobile mortar system based on the Pandur II armored personnel carrier is equipped with an 120-mm gun manufactured by the Israeli company Soltam Systems. Shooting can be carried out from within an armored personnel carrier or from a mortar removed from a vehicle and placed on the ground. Ammunition capacity is 50 min, the maximum rate of fire - 15 shots per minute.
The time to deploy to a combat position is 30 seconds, and about the same amount will be rolled up. Shooting accuracy is adjusted by a special computer system, the maximum range of firing is 6,8 km.
The Pandur II 22-ton armored personnel carrier was designed and manufactured by General Dynamics European Land Systems-Steyr, an Austrian company. The serial production of the car started in the 2007 year (the BTR is made for Austria, Portugal and the Czech Republic). In addition, the "Pandura" are manufactured under license from the Portuguese company Fabrequipa. The Czech army is already armed with 199 units of Pandur II of six modifications, which were acquired in the period from 2007 to 2012 year, reports "Warspot"