|This is a machine gun ammunition of Russian origin. The complete round, resembling an ordinary SAA cartridge, is of rimless type. The ammuition is fired from a KPBT Mechine Gun which is mounted on armoured Personnel Carier SKOT and 6TP 60A6 both of USSR origin. These AP carriers are amphibious wheeled vehicles designed for infantry transportation. They are armed with one Gun Machine KPBT (using 14.5mm Ammunition) and one Gun Machine PKT (using 7.62 mm ammunition) both mounted on the turret of the carrier.
The 14.5 mm ammunition fired against:-
a. Armoured cars, trucks and inflammable targets.
b. On groups of personnel and motorized infantry unit.
c. On targets such as men, snipers, emplacements etc. when they are beyond the range of PKT machine gun.
The ammunition is of two types:-
a. Cartridge SA 14.5 mm. b 3 Trc (AP/I Tracer)
b. Cartridge Sa 14.5 mm 6 32rc (AP/I)
|60 rounds are to be packed into a H2A Steel Box.|
|Complete round consists of Cartridge Case, Primer KB-25 propellant charge and projectile.|
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