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CARTG 40 MM L-70 HE/T

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CARTG 40 MM L-70 HE/T


PHYSICAL PARAMETERS :
Total length of ammunition 534.4mm (max)
Total mass of ammunition 2.4 kg
Mass of projectile 0.96 kg (Approx)
Propellant (ACM) 0.43 kg (Approx)
Weight of bursting charge (TNT) 0.115 kgs
Net explosive content 627.75 g
 
PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS :
Muzzle velocity

1000 m/s ± 10 m/s

Time for self destruction 8 sec
Rate of fire 4 rounds/sec
Maximum horizontal range 12600 m
 
SPECIAL FEATURES :
The ammunition has the following special features :
a) High fire power
b) Long range
c) Increased target effect
d) Rapid target slewing and accurate target tracking
SAFETY :
The Fuze FZ 104 assembled into the shells has the following safety arrangements:
a) The striker is held in its position by a supporting cross pin and inner sleeve till it gets an impact.
b) The sleeve provides safety against functioning by rain drops.
c) The stirrup spring of the firing pin locks the rotor in the unarmed position during storage and transport.
d) After firing, the delayed arming pellet prevents the firing pin from being pushed up by its spring to release the rotor, until it is consumed. This ensures a delay in arming at least 60m from the muzzle of the gun.
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 12 years.
PACKING :
Each round is packed in water proof laminated paper containers, the body & lid of which is closed with two turns of water proof tape adhesive. 12 such containered rounds are packed in one steel box.
STOWAGE DIMENSION :
Packing box size 624 mm x 250 mmx 319 mm
Gross weight 48.0 kgs
Net weight 30.8 kgs

Volume

0.048 cu m
 
HAZARD CLASSIFICATION :
Cartridge is classified in
Compatibility group F
Hazard division 1.2
Fire fighting class 1