7.62 MM A-7 MK-II BALL AMMN

Cartridge 7.62 mm A-7 MK-II Ball Ammn is used in antipersonnel role by infantry and is fired from Semi-automatic AK 47  Rifle

 

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:

(a)

CARTRIDGE

Calibre

7.62mm

Mass

18.75 g average

Length

56mm max

(b)

CASE

Type

Rimless, Brass 70:30, Bottle Necked, Boxer

Mass

8.00 g approx

Length

38.7 mm max

(c)

BULLET

Type

Gilding Metal envelope FMJ, Steel insert & lead core

Mass

7.85 g average

Length

27.0 mm max

(d)

PROPELLANT

Type

Ball Powder

Mass

1.420 g (as assessed)

(e)

PRIMER

Type

Boxer

Mass of Compo

47 mg max

 

PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS:

(a)

Pressure Average

335 Mpa (Max)

(b)

Mean Velocity from 558 mm Barrel at 25 m from muzzle

610 m/s

(c)

Consistency (Mean Figure of Merit at 300 m)

30 cm or less

(d)

Extreme temperature performance

-40 to +52 deg C

 
SHELF LIFE :
The shelf life of Ammunition is 18 years
 
PACKING :
20 Cartgs are packed in one Carton and 36 such cartons in one H2A Box, hermetically sealed. One carrier size (6 A/L) contains 4 H2A boxes. Box H2A size - 311 x 156 x 194 mm and Carrier 6 A/L size - 667 x 327 x 205 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.

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