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125 MM HEAT AMMUNITION

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125 MM HEAT AMMUNITION


SPECIFICATION / CHARACTERISTICS :
a) Mass of complete round 29.0 kgs
b) Muzzle velocity at +15°C 905 m/s
c) i. Maximum Range 4000 m
ii. Point blank Range 960 m
d) Armour thickness defeated at
  i. Normal attack 500 mm
  ii. 60 degree angle of attack 220 mm
e) Max. chamber pressure at +15°C (True) 353 MPa
QUALITY :
Strict quality measures is adopted during filling and assembly. Added to this, functioning proof is carried out in association with Service Quality Assurance Agency.
SAFETY :
a) Piezo crystal is shorted in unarmed position of the shutter thus making the fuze safe for handling, storage and transportation.
b) The detonator is shorted and this prevents passage of electric impulse if accidentally developed, during handling, storage and transportation.
Besides above, multiple mechanical safety arrangements have been provided in the fuze to ensure total safety during handling and transportation.
 
RELIABILITY :
The ammunition has high degree of reliability due to electrical/percussion alternative available in the Primer design. It is highly consistent and accurate due to the basic design features and strict quality control at all stages of production.
SHELF LIFE :

The shelf life for individual items are as follows :

Cartg. Case 05 Years (Prov)
HE from shell 15 Years
Propellant 10 Years
Primer GUV-7 05 Years
Fuze B-15 10 Years
Tracer 07 Years
 
PACKING :
One cartridge is packed in a metallic container hermetically sealed which is further packed finally alongwith one shell in a wooden box.
STOWAGE DIMENSION :
Stowage dimension of wooden box is 863 mm x 540 mm x 292 mm. & Steel box drg. no. C-52A - 755 mm x 430 mm x 230 mm.
HAZARD CLASSIFICATION :
Compatibility F
Hazard Division 1.1
Fire fighting classification 1