CARTG. 125 mm FSAPDS
GENERAL :
Cartridge 125 mm FSAPDS is a soft core Tank Ammunition. It is fired from T-72 Tank. It has the capability of defeating the heavy triple target.
TECHNICAL DETAILS :
The Ammunition consists of a front cartg. and a rear cartg. The front cartridge consists of a Tungsten Alloy penetrator with Aluminium Alloy Sabot, Tail Unit and Semi Combustible components and Triple base propellant. The Rear Cartg. Of the ammunition consists of metallic base Electrial –cum-Precussion Primer and Semi combustible components together with a triple base propellant as the main charge.
PEFFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS :

Muzzle velocity

1500 to 1550 Meters/Sec

Pressure

413 to 427 MPa

Effective Range

3.5 Kms

Accuracy

HSD - 0.35 MILS (Max.)
VSD - 0.35 MILS (Max.)
ASD - 0.30 MILS (Max.)

 
PHYSICAL PARAMETERS :

Weight of Rear Cartg

9.424 ± 0.025 kgs

Weight of Front Cartg

9.606 ± 0.050 kgs

Weight of Empty Shot

7.080 kgs

Weight of Metallic Base

3.400 kgs

Weight of Propellant in Rear Cartg

5.200 kgs

Weight of Propellant in Front Cartg

2.0 to 2.2 kgs

 
QUALITY :
Each individual components and propellant are proved both statically and dynamically before these are taken to Assembly of the ammn. The assembled Ammn. is again subjected to Gun Proof for Accuracy. Penetration and other relevant criteria.
SHELF LIFE :
Shelf life of the ammunition is 10 years.
PACKING :
Both the front and rear cartridges are packed in snug fit hermatically steel containers. These steel containers are then packed in a steel packing box.
HAZARD CLASSIFICATION :

Compatibility group

E

Hazard division

1.2

Fire fighting classification

1
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