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Expal Systems to supply 120mm mortars to the Lithuanian Armed Forces

Source: MoD of Republic of Lithuania

The Lithuanian Defence Materiel Agency under the Ministry of National Defence and the Spanish company Expal Systems agreed on Lithuania’s acquisition of 120 mm Expal120-MX2-SM towed mortars. The equipment is to be delivered over two years, half of the batch – by the end of next year.

“Acquisition of such sophisticated and particularly high quality weaponry will increase indirect fire support capabilities in the Lithuanian Armed Forces significantly,” says Minister of National Defence of Republic of Lithuania Arvydas Anušauskas.

Expal Systems was selected on the best price basis. The contract worth (the mortar systems and spares) amounts to approx. EUR. 9.8 EUR.

The system is reliable and meets NATO weaponry standards. Mobile and versatile, the mortars systems have enhanced firepower and precision to enable the infantry and artillery to respond to tactical demands of indirect fire support operations. The systems bought by Lithuania have and effective range of up to 8 kilometers.

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