BOMB ML 2" MORTAR SIGNAL SINGLE STAR RED/GREEN
ROLE :
Bomb 2" signal Red/Green belong to the family of signaling Ammn, are used extensively by Army, Navy and Air Force and also other civilian organisations for signaling and communication.
FUNCTION :
Signal bomb is fired from 2" Mortar, smooth bore, muzzle loading infantry weapon. The bomb is provided with night identification system to distinguish Red and Green. Bomb functions at a height of about 180 metres when fired at 850 angle giving bright red/green colour for duration of 10 to 14 secs.
SPECIFICATION /CHARACTERISTICS :
Mass of the filled bomb 900 gms
Muzzle velocity 120 m/Sec
Height of burst at 850 More than 180 Mtrs.
General Assembly Body, Tail Unit, Delay Unit, Nose cap, primary cartg and signaling unit.
Primary Cartg Cartg ML 2" Smokeless 50 grains Ballistite MK1
Intensity of illumination Bright Red/Green colour
Duration of signalling 10 to 14 secs.
 
ADVANTAGES :
a)

Easy to handle & fire

b)

No fuze is required

c)

Ammn is fit for airdrop and seaworthy transportation in packed condition.

d)

The Ammn can be fired at any angle and any altitude in any terrain including desert and snow bound land.

 
QUALITY :
With an organized system of quality control and quality assurance at various stages, interstages and final product, product quality is strictly maintained. Apart from checks, tests being carried out with the sub-assemblies like primary cartg, delay and signalling unit, the lot is subjected to functional (dynamic) proof. Sentencing is done on double sampling by applying stringent AQL of 2.5% for all major defects. No critical defect is permissible.
SAFETY :
The Ammn is safe in all respect during handling, operation & transportation.
RELIABILITY :
The Ammn has got very high degree of reliability.
SHELF LIFE :
12 years
PACKING :
Packing consists of inner and outer package. Inner package is LP container holding one bomb. It is then packed in sturdy metallic carrier, that holds 6 bombs. 3 such carriers are then packed in a steel box.
STOWAGE DIMENSIONS :
575 X 245 X 235 mm holding 18 Bombs weighing 27 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
http://www.ofb.gov.in