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84 MM HE ROUND FFV 441 B

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84 MM HE ROUND FFV 441 B


PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS :

Total length of ammunition 380 mm
Total mass of ammunition 3.1 kgs
Mass of projectile 2.3 kgs
Propellant (ACM) 0.4 kg
Explosive filling in primer (cap) 0.13 gms (Composition VH 2 & Zirconium)
Explosive filling in Igniter 15.0 gms (Composition Z47B & NC 110)
Explosive filling in Projectile 0.40 kg
Explosive filling in Fuze 3.08 gms
Net explosive content 803.36 gms.
 

PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS :

Muzzle velocity 240 m/s
Practical firing range upto 1000 m
Time of flight to 700 m 3.4 sec
 
SPECIAL FEATURES :
The weapon is of recoilless type and can be fired from the shoulder. It is assembled with a dual purpose fuze. On bursting of the projectile, the steel balls 850 (Nos) act as splinters.
SAFETY :
The fuze does not get armed unless it is spun at 3500 rpm and thus the ammunition is safe during all stages of operation, storage and transport.
RELIABILITY :
Due to its sound design and careful manufacture, the ammunition is very reliable for use in combat field environment.
SHELF LIFE :
The shelf life of the ammunition is 10 years
PACKING :
Two rounds are packed in twin containers made up of injection moulded tube of high density polyethylene. Three such twin containers (total 6 rounds) are packed in one wooden crate.

STOWAGE DIMENSION :

Packing box size 660 mm x 463 mm x 356 mm
Gross weight 40.0 kgs
Net weight 24.6 kgs
Volume 0.108 cu.m
 

HAZARD CLASSIFICATION :

Compatibility group F
Hazard division 1.2
Fire fighting class 2