SHELL 155 mm HE
UNIQUE FEATURES :
Field interchangeable boat tail/base bleed unit.
Ballistic similitude between all shell types.

TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS :

  TNT RDX/TNT
  UNASSISTED ASSISTED UNASSISTED ASSISTED
Total mass (kg) 42.8-45.3 45.3-47.8 42.8-45.3 45.3-47.8
Length (mm) 843 861 843 861
Explosive mass (kg) 8.7 8.7 8.9 8.9
Nub diameter (mm) 154.81 154.81 154.81 154.81
Driving band diameter (mm) 157.86 157.86 157.86 157.86
Fuze cavity STD NATO STD NATO STD NATO STD NATO
Design Pressure (MPa) 444 444 444 444
 

TYPICAL PERFORMANCE IN 45 CAL SYSTEM

Muzzle velocity (m/s) 897 895 897 895
Chamber pressure (MPa) 350 375 350 375
Maximum range (m) 30 700 39 100 30 900 39 100
Consistency
50% zone @75% of max range in range (%) = 0.96 = 0.96 = 0.96 = 0.96
50% zone @75% of max range in azimuth (mills) = 2.0 = 2.0 = 2.0 = 2.0
Qualification temperature (ºC) -20 to +60 -20 to +60 -20 to +60 -20 to +60
 

PACKING AND MARKING :

MARKING

Standard NATO marking or as per customer requirements

PACKING

8 or 24 pack pallets or as per customer requirements.
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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