SHELL 105 mm IFG ILLG
ROLE :
Shell 105 mm IFG ILLG. belongs to the family of ILLG. Ammunition used extensively to support night warfare. It provides intense illumination for identification and engagement of all types of stationary and moving objects.
FUNCTION :
The ILLG. Shell is fired alongwith cartg. from Indian Field Gun. It can achieve range upto 17 Kms. The variable ranges are achieved by addition of charges. The shell is fired with time mechanical fuze, present to ensure ejection at the desired height and range. The illuminant canister supported with parachute and spin break system provides intense illumination on the ground covering an area of 600 mtrs. Radius.

CHARACTERISTICS AND SPECIFICATION

Estimated mass

15.88 ± 0.1 Kgs

Net explosive content

800 gm (Approx)

Length

450 mm (Approx)
Diameter 104 + 0.2 mm (Approx)
Maximum range 17 Kms
Height of burst 400 mtrs (Approx)
Time of burning 25 sec (min)
Luminosity 700,000 candela
Duration of illumination 30 sec (min)
Fuze 213P MK5 (M2)
Rate of descent 10 m/sec (max)
Shelf life 10 years
 
SAFETY :
The Ammunition is safe in all respects during handling, operation and transportation.
RELIABILITY :
The Ammunition is produced to a very high degree of reliability and performance.
SHELF LIFE :
10 years.
PACKING :
Packing consists of an inner package and an outer package. Two inner packages are of laminated paper container with metallic end caps. Two such containered shells are put in the steel box, which is fit for airdrop and is sea worthy. Gross weight of each box containing 2 bombs is 52 kgs.

STOWAGE DIMENSION :

671 mm X312 mm X 189 mm holding two shells

 

HAZARD CLASSIFICATION :

The bomb is classified in the

Compatibility group

G
Hazard Division 1.2
Fire Fighting Classification 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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