CARTRIDGE SA 7.62 mm MARKSMAN
ROLE :
The cartridge SA 7.62 mm Ball Marksman is used in antipersonnel role by infantry and is fired from Sniper Rifle PSG - I
 
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS :
(a) CARTRIDGE
Calibre 7.62 mm
Mass 26.276 gm (Max)
Length 71.78 mm
(b) CASE
Type Brass 70:30, Bottle Necked, Boxer
Mass 12.228 gm
Length 51 mm
(c) BULLET
Type Guilding Metal envelope lead core
Mass 10.9 gm
Length 30.98 mm
(d) PROPELLANT
Type Ball Powder
Mass 2.620 gm
(e) PRIMER
Type Boxer
Mass of Compo 0.042 gm
 
PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS :
(a) Pressure Average 360 Mpa (Max)
(b) Mean Velocity from 558 mm Barrel at 25 m from muzzle 755 m/s (Max)
(c) Consistency (Mean Figure of Merit at 100 m ) 3 cm
(d) Extreme temperature performance -52 to +72 deg C
 
SHELF LIFE :
The shelf life of ammunition is 18 years
 
PACKING :
Type of Packing Qty/Box Qty/Carrier Weight of carrier Pkd Ammn
Bandolier Pkd 400 Rds. 1600 Rds. 62 Kgs
CTN Packed 600 Rds. 2400 Rds. 80 Kgs
Belted 235 Rds.

940 Rds.

41 Kgs
This carrier provides protection during transportation and storage.
 
STOWAGE DIMENSION :
For CTN & BDR H2A Box size- 311X156X194 mm

For CTN & BDR Carrier (6A/L) size- 667X327X205 mm

For Belted Ammn Box H5A size- 283X190X97 mm

For Belted Ammn Carrier (7A/L) size- 440X300X207 mm
 
HAZARD CLASSIFICATION :
Compatibility Group S
Hazard division 1.4
Fire Fighting classification 4
 
Contact :

Marketing & Export Division
Ordnance Factory Board
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Government of India
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