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105mm TK Canister M1204

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Belgium

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


For use with 105mm US M68, UK L7, CN105F1and other Stanag 4458 compliant tank guns,to defeat massed infantry attack and to breakup infantry concentrations and personnelin dense foliage. This round is particularlyeffective in the anti-ambush role.

 

The M1204 CANISTER is a fixed round withthe projectile crimped into a brass cartridgecase. The projectile is loaded with steelspheres which are dispersed when the projectile exits the gun barrel. The cartridge case containsa propelling charge which is initiated by an electric M120 type primer.

 

 

PACKAGING
Two (2) rounds per twin container 12 containers per pallet
UN Classification: 1.2 C UN 0328

in service and production

Type

Fixed round Canister

Calibre

105mm

Round mass (nominal)

19.5kg

Round length

880mm

Projectile mass (nominal)

8.3kg

Fragments (Ø11mm steel spheres)

+/- 1,130 spheres

Fragments weight

6.3kg

Anti-wear additive

Titanium dioxide

Primer

Electric cap M120

Propellant TB (nominal)

5.1kg

 

Muzzle velocity (at 21°) (nominal)

1,173m/s

Effective range

200m

Operational temperature

-32°C to +52°C

Defense Products & Services: 105mm TK Canister M1204
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Defense Products & Services Sectors: Ammunition, fighting vehicle, 105 mm
Country: Belgium
Description: 105mm TK Canister M1204
Source of Information: 

Mecar SA