CARTG SIGNAL 16mm RED/GREEN/WHITE
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION
Estimated Mass Red : 12.88 grams
Green : 13.43 grams
White : 12.00 grams
Net expl content Red : 6.526 grams
Green : 6.026 grams
White : 4.026 grams
Length of cartg 39.0-0.2 mm
Diameter 16.6-0.1 mm
Height of burst 60 m
Duration of burning 3.5 sec (min)
Weapon 13 mm 1A hand projector
Shelf Life 5 years
 
ROLE :
Cartridge 16 mm belongs to the family of signalling ammunition. These are used extensively in battle field for communication, locating position and distress signalling, coded communication.
FUNCTION :
Cartridge 16 mm is very handy signal. Ammunition fired from a 13 mm hand projector where the ammunition is screwed and fired by triggering. It is used by land, navy and airforce personal for all purpose of signalling.
ADVANTAGES :
Packed in a pouch containing 6 cartridges, 2 of each colour alongwith projector. Very handy to carry and operate. Easy night identification.
QUALITY :
Quality Assurance System on the product is based in accordance with ISO Standard ISO-9001 IS-2500/BS-6000 Related JSS/BIS/IND (ME) store specn./drawings.
SAFETY :
The ammunition is safe in all respects during handling storage and transportation.
RELIABILITY :
Ammunition is produced to a tight AQL. The ammunition has achieved a high degree of reliability.
PACKING:
Packing consists of inner and outer packages. 6 cartgs. are packed in polythene bag and hermetically sealed. Four polythene bags are packed in a carton. 8 such cartons are thus packed in a steel box hermetically sealed. 4 such steel boxes thus packed in a carrier. Weight – 27.5 Kgs.
STOWAGE DIMENSION :
667 mm x 327 mm x 205 mm. Holding 768 cartgs.
HAZARD CLASSIFICATION :
Compatibility G
Hazard division 1.2
Fire fighting 2
Contact :
Marketing & Export Division
Ordnance Factory Board
Ayudh Bhawan
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
10A, S. K. Bose Road, Kolkata – 700 001, India.

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