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84 MM ILLG ROUND FFV 545

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84 MM ILLG ROUND FFV 545


PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS :

Total length of ammunition 450 mm
Total mass of ammunition 3.1 kgs
Mass of projectile 2.2 kgs
Propellant (ACM) 0.4 kg
Mass of Illuminating composition 0.5 kg
Explosive filling in primer (cap) (Composition VH 2 & Zirconium) 0.13 gm
Explosive filling in Igniter (Composition Z47B & NC 110) 15.0 gms
Explosive filling in fuze 17.68 gms
Net explosive content 932.81 gms
 

PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS :

Muzzle velocity 260 m/s
Range of burst 300 to 2100 m
Height of burst 200 m (approx)
Illuminated area, diameter 400- 500 m
Rate of descent 5 m/s (approx)
Candle power 6,50,000 candela
Burning time 30 ± 5 sec
 
SPECIAL FEATURES :
The weapon is of recoilless type and can be fired from the shoulder. The ammunition can be effectively used at any range between 300 m to 2100 m by elevating the gun to 20 degrees or 25 degrees.
SAFETY :
The fuze is provided with a rubber hood and a safety pin. The rubber is for protection against atmospheric condition during storage and transport. Before firing, both the rubber hood and the safety pin is removed and the fuze is set.
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 G
Hazard division 1.2
Fire fighting class 2