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SHELL 105 MM IFG HE 1B (FILLED)

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SHELL 105 MM IFG HE 1B (FILLED)


CHARACTERISTICS AND SPECIFICATION

a) Mass of the filled shell

16.97 kgs max

b)

Muzzle velocity

591 M/sec (normal charge)

710 M/sec (super charge)

c)

Maximum range

17600 m (Variable range can be achieved by using different types of cartg cases such as normal charge and super charge)
 
SPECIAL FEATURES :
Because of the greater range, high firepower and mobility of IFG, the ammn. can be very effectively used both in plains and mountains. The ammn. can be fired at all angles of elevation. To adjust the range, different types of charges such as normal charge and super charge are used.
SAFETY :
Mechanical safety devices are incorporated in the fuze to avoid any premature functioning of the fuze during manufacture, handling and transportation.
RELIABILITY :
The IFG weapon has a very high angle of fire and is capable of a very high degree of accuracy. The high angle firing capability enables the gun to be fired as a howitzer.
SHELF LIFE :
The shelf life of the filled ammunition is 30 years.
PACKING :
The packing consist of an inner container and outer package. Two shells packed in laminated paper containers, are further packed in a wooden/steel boxes with suitable packing fitments to ensure snug packing.

STOWAGE DIMENSION :

The stowage dimensions of one box wooden/steel (holding two shells in laminated container) is 741 mm x 210 mm x 352 mm.

 

HAZARD CLASSIFICATION :

The filled & packed shells are classified in

Compatibility group

F
Hazard division 1.2
Fire Fighting classification 2