CARTRIDGE SA 7.62 mm TRACER M-62
ROLE :
The cartridge SA 7.62 mm Tracer M-62 is used for location of target/trajectory during night, incendiary effect and signaling purposes, and to be fired from :

a) Semi Automatic Rifle
b) Light machine gun
c) Medium machine gun
 
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS :
(a) CARTRIDGE
Calibre 7.62 x 51 mm
Mass 25.08 gm (Max.)
Length 71.12 mm
(b) CASE
Type Rimless, Brass 70:30, Bottle Necked, Boxer
Mass 12.3 gm
Length 51 mm
(c) BULLET
Type Guilding Metal envelope FMJ, Pyro Composition & lead core
Mass 9.14 gm (Max.)
Length 34.29 mm (Max.)
(d) PROPELLANT
Type Ball Powder
Mass

2.8 gm

(e) PRIMER
Type Boxer
Mass of Compo 0.047 gm (Max.)
 
PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS :
(a) Pressure Average 348 Mpa (Max)
(b) Mean Velocity from 558 mm Barrel at 25 m from muzzle 817 + 9 m/s.
(c) Consistency (Mean Figure of Merit at 550 m) 38 cm or less
(d) Tracing Characteristics Up to 13.7 m-dimzone
91.4 m-777.2 m bright crimson red trace
(e) Extreme temperature performance -52 to +72 deg C
 
SHELF LIFE :
The shelf life of ammunition is 10 years.
 
PACKING :
Type of Packing Qty/Box Qty/Carrier Weight of carrier Pkd. Ammn
CTN Packed 600 Rds. 2400 Rds. 80 Kgs
Seq Belt (Four Ball + One Tracer) 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- 255X182X90 mm
For Belted Ammn Carrier (7A/L) size- 428X300X206 mm
 
HAZARD CLASSIFICATION
Compatibility group S
Hazard Division 1.4
Fire fighting classification 4
 
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
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