The employees of Mayak plant (Kyiv) have developed the new Molot mortar: firing rate 12 shots/min, destruction range over 7 km. The Molot is a muzzle-loading smoothbore rigid system equipped with modern MUM 706 M backsight and special antidouble loading safety device installed on the muzzle.

The novelty was presented within the framework of Arms and Security - 2015 International Trade Fair, and has already been approved by technicians and military experts. The Molot is expected to become operational for the Ukrainian army after ongoing tests.