The M.252 81mm Mortar is an improved version of the British L.16A2 Mortar [See related products below]. The main visible difference is the fitting of a blast attenuator on the muzzle. It replaces the M.29 81mm Mortar and equips the Light Infantry, Airborne and Mountain Divisions of the US Armed Forces. The weapon was procured in the late 1980s, and was used in combat during the Gulf War. It is supplied with a crew of two and additional Mortar Bombs and Containers.