CARTRIDGE. 30 MM NAVAL AMMN
SPECIFICATION :
The Indigenous 30mm ammunition for AK 230 gun has the following three variants:
a) Cartridge 30 mm HE Rounds with HE Shell and Nose fuze DASD (Direct Action and Self - destruction)
b) Cartridge 30 mm PRACTICE Round with inert shell and PRF (Plug Representing Fuze)
c) Cartridge 30 mm TRACER Round with tracer shell and ballistic cap
 
TECHNICAL PARAMETERS :
Gun Mount AK 230
Caliber 30mm
Muzzle Velocity 1055 m/s
Rate of Fire 1000 / rounds / min / barrel
Weight of Cartridge 1030 gms
Length 305 mm (nominal)
Range 4- 5 km
Target Air borne target (It can also be used against surface targets)
 
PURPOSE OF AMMUNITION :
a) Cartridge 30 mm HE The round with HE shell is primarily for use against Air Craft as Close in Weapon System (CIWS).
b) Cartridge 30 mm Practice The round with inert filled shell mainly used for training the ships gun crew.
c) Cartridge 30 mm Tracer The round with tracer shell is used for practice firing and for checking the gun mount fire direction.
Contact :

Marketing & Export Division
Ordnance Factory Board
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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
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