BOMB ML MORTAR 2" ILLG
ROLE :
Bomb ML Mortar 2" ILLG is used for night Illumination to a limited area. It provides adequate Illumination to support infantry combats, aerial photography and army movement.
FUNCTION :
The bomb is fired from a 2" Mortar, smooth bore, muzzle loading infantry weapon. This ILLG bomb is provided with delay so as to achieve the desired height and range before deployment in the air. It provides illumination for a period of 30 secs covering an area of 200 metres radius.
SPECIFICATION /CHARACTERISTICS :
Estimated mass 655 ± 15 gms
Net explosive content 148 gm (Approx)
Length 244.35 mm
Diameter 50.88 mm
Height of burst 152 m (min)
Time of burst 4.5 to 5.0 sec
Luminosity 0.2 Million Candella
Time of burning 25 to 30 sec
Weapon OML 2" mortar 1st qtr. of life
Shelf life 8 years
 
ADVANTAGES :
a) Easy night identification
b) No fuze is required. Delay system takes care of the range.
c) The Ammn is fit for air drop and sea worthy transportation.
d) The Ammn can be fired at any angle and any altitude and in any terrain including desert and snow bound land.
e) Handy to carry by combat soldier.
 
QUALITY :
Quality control techniques and quality assurance measures ensure desired performance of the Ammn. The sub assemblies like illuminant, filled delay, primary cartg etc. are subjected to test/proof before taken into production/assembly. The bomb is made in lots of 1000 Nos. The lot after qualifying standard checks and tests, is subjected to function (dynamic) proof. Sentencing is done on double sampling plan by applying 4% AQL for major defects. No critical defect is permissible. Quality assurance system is based in accordance with ISO standard ISO 9001, IS-2500/BS 6000 and related Specn JSS/BIS/IND (ME) and store specn/drawing.
SAFETY :
The Ammn is safe in all respects during handling, operation and transportation.
RELIABILITY :
With the modified delay system design, the Ammn has got high degree of reliabilty and consistency.
SHELF LIFE OF FILLED BOMB :
8 years
PACKING :
Packing consists of inner and outer standard package. Inner package is LP container holding one bomb. 6 such bombs are then packed in sturdy metallic carrier. 3 such carriers are packed in one steel box.
STOWAGE DIMENSIONS :
580 mm X 250 mm X 250 mm holding 18 Bombs weighing 35 kgs.
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.
Tel: 0091-33-2248 9027 / 2248 2103 / 2248 5077-80
Fax : 0091-33-2248 1748/2210 8235
Mail : ofbtrade@dataone.in
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