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100mm TK APFSDS-T M1000A1

Companies & Organizations:

Belgium

Mecar SA
Rue Grinfaux 50
7181 Petit-Roeulx-lez-Nivelles


For use with 100mm tank guns – D10T-2S,D10-S, D10T and variants, as fitted to theRussian T54 & T55 and the Chinese Type 69tanks, to defeat armoured targets.

 

The projectile consists of a sub-projectileand sabot. The sub-projectile comprises anArmour Piercing Fin Stabilized tungsten alloylong rod penetrator, an aluminium windshieldand a tracer assembled in the fin assembly.This is contained within a 3-piece aluminium Discarding Sabot, held in place with a plastic bandat the forward end and a plastic obturating band at the rear end of the sabot. The projectileis crimped to the cartridge case which is loaded with cool burning, multi-perforated, loosepropellant, and is fitted with a mechanical primer and a wear reducing liner.

Type

Fixed round APFSDS-T

Calibre

100mm

Round mass (nominal)

21kg

Round length

1064mm

Projectile mass (nominal)

5.0kg

Penetrator

Tungsten alloy

Tracer

M21

Cartridge case

Brass

Anti-wear additive

Titanium dioxide

Primer

Percussion cap

Propellant TB (nominal)

8kg

 

Muzzle velocity (at 21°) (nominal)

1 475m/s

Effective range

3,000m

Penetration (at 1.000m)

380mm RHA

Operational temperature

-32°C to +52°C

 

Defense Products & Services: 100mm TK APFSDS-T M1000A1
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Defense Products & Services Sectors: Ammunition, fighting vehicle, 100 mm
Country: Belgium
Description: 100mm TK APFSDS-T M1000A1
Source of Information: 

Mecar SA