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105mm TK HESH-T M393A3-E

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Belgium

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


For use with 105mm US M68, UK L7 and otherStanag 4458 compliant tank guns, to defeatreinforced concrete structures, bunkers, lightarmoured vehicles and personnel targets

The HESH-T (HEP-T) projectile consists of athin walled steel cylindrical body with twodriving bands, a relatively short ogive and abase plug to which is secured the dual safetybase detonating fuze and a tracer. It is loadedwith Composition A3 explosive. The projectile is assembled to a brass cartridge case fitted withan electric primer and loaded with a cool burning, single base, multi perforated, bagged typepropelling charge. This round is based on the MECAR M393A3 round, that was type classified bythe US Army in 2004.

 

PACKAGING
Two (2) rounds per twin container
12 containers per pallet
UN Classification: 1.1 E UN 0006

in service and production

Type

Fixed round HESH-T(HEP-T)

Calibre

105mm

Round mass (nominal)

20.6kg

Round length

940mm

Projectile mass (nominal)

11.2kg

Projectile filling (Comp B)

3.0 kg

Fuze - BD

M10503

Tracer

M12

Cartridge case

Brass

Primer

Electric cap M120

Propellant SB (nominal)

2.9kg

NSN

1315-00-728-0704

 

Muzzle velocity (at 21°) (nominal)

731.5m/s

Dispersion

0.3 Mils

Maximum range

9,510m

Operational temperature

-32°C to +52°C

Defense Products & Services: 105mm TK HESH-T M393A3-E
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Defense Products & Services Sectors: Ammunition, fighting vehicle, 105 mm
Country: Belgium
Description: 105mm TK HESH-T M393A3-E
Source of Information: 

Mecar SA