MAIN BATTLE TANK AMMUNITION 120 MM FSAPDS
Use of MBT Ammunition of 120mm Calibre became inescapable in the modern warfare and is the answer to counter attack the enemy. The combustible Cartridge Cases/Primers have been introduced in order to derive optimum performance advantages as compared to conventional brass Cartridge cases at high chamber pressure specially in FSAPDS/Proof shot Rounds

Three versions are available
a) FSAPDS
b) Proof shot representing FSAPDS
c) HESH
Brief Description
Rd 120mm FSAPDS (Fin Stabilized Armour Piercing Discarding Sabot) as a primary ammunition.
Role
Capable of defeating NATO Targets up to 4000 Mtrs distance.
Specification

a)

Length of complete round 994mm
b) Weight of complete round 20.2 Kgs
c) Type of propellant NQ/M 119
d) Weight of Propellant Charge (Normal) 8.3 Kgs
e) Weight of
1. SCCC Liner 0.780 Kgs
2. Steel Cup 3.4 Kgs
3. Primer 0.490 Kgs
f) Weight of projectile 6.8 Kgs
g) Weight of Bursting Charge --
h) Type of Primer SCP Mk II B
i) Tracer No. 33
j) Fuze --
k) CG (From Base cup) 425 mm
l) Muzzle Velocity 1650 m/s
m) EFC value 1.00
 
Performance Characteristics
1 st Rd. HIT probability should be 90%.
Quality Standard
Same as above
Shelf life
10 years
Packing
Firstly, the round is packed in paper roll cylinder and the cylinder is then packed in the wooden box with casing in two halves being used for cushioning.
Stowage dimension
The external dimension of the boxes with batten is 1225 mm x 360 mm x 360mm and each box occupies a space of 0.16 Cu. M. One round is packed in one box.
Hazardous classification
Compatibility group E
Hazardous Division 1.2
Fire Fight Division 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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