The U.S. Army has proposed three different projects this month for 120mm mortars.

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The Army’s inaugural Best Mortar Competition pit seven four-man teams against each other to find the best of the best this month.

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The Israeli Defense Forces released video on Saturday purporting to show its jets taking out a Syrian heavy machine gun and two tanks after mortar fire hit parts of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

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U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Brandon L. Rizzo

The grueling ground offensive against the Islamic State in Mosul, Iraq, is entering its final stage. The last few neighborhoods held by ISIS — approximately five square miles of snaking alleyways and narrow city streets — are expected to be the most difficult to retake for the U.S.-backed Iraqi Security Forces.

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You ever shot a .50 cal? You ever shot a .50 cal — on weed? Richard Ryan of FullMag Studios has, and he filmed it.

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New details gleaned from a Freedom of Information Act request filed by the Marine Corps Times show that the training incident in Nevada on March 18 of last year that left seven Marines dead and eight more injured resulted from two rounds being mistakenly placed in one mortar tube.

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