Manufacturer: VALENTEC Systems Ltd.  
Product type: Weapons & Weapon Systems  
Name: Mortar  

Valentec is currently managing two major systems integration programs: a vehicle-mounted mortar system and mortar ammunition.

Keshet is a 120MM self-propelled mortar with electronic fire control containing state-of-the-art command, control and communication devices. The Keshet offers commanders of infantry and armor unique enhanced operational capabilities. Improvements in inertial navigation systems and a sophisticated target acquisition system further enhance the accuracy of mortar ammunition delivery. The 120MM Keshet mortar system offers significant advantages in firepower, area coverage, tactical mobility, flexibility and survivability. Valentec is currently under contract to produce 82 of these integrated systems. The contract consists of technology transfer, configuration control, procurement, assembly, integration and testing of the weapon delivery system.

Valentec also manages the final assembly and packout of 60MM, 81MM and 120MM mortar ammunition. The company calibrates and verifies all ballistic properties, assembles the fuses, marks and packages the products and stores the energetic material for the customer.

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