F.U.B.A.R – MARINES SCRAMBLE AS 120MM MORTAR FAILS TO LAUNCH PROPERLY.

Marine Corps 120mm mortar cook off inside tube

F.U.B.A.R – MARINES SCRAMBLE AS 120MM MORTAR FAILS TO LAUNCH PROPERLY.

The 120mm has a lethal bursting range of 60 meters. That means you don’t want to be anywhere near that mot^&&^*cker when it blows.  That is not even factoring in the pure concussive force of the blast if you’re standing right next to the round when it detonates. So it’s no surprise that these Marines tried to hightale it out of the area when they had this fubar moment. Check it out: