“The document refers to the experience of operating a battery set of six mortars, which 21 June 2016 received a battery in the city of Orzhiv, Rivne region (apparently from the first batch of mortars M-120-15, transferred to the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine in March). In the course of conducting special tactics, first two mortars, and then the rest of the others got stuck in the lifting mechanism ”, the blog article quotes bmpd.
All faults were noticed during practical shooting.
“Among other problems is the quality of the metal, which very quickly begins to rust and oxidize. In addition, the paint on the mortars "peels off" under the action of sunlight and quickly erased. Also, there are questions about the material of the mechanisms of guidance and the mechanism of double loading. And is it worth weapon a lot, according to the invoice for obtaining mortar M120-15 "Hammer" - 483512,40 hryvnia (more than a million rubles) per unit, ”writes the resource.