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105mm TK TPCSDS-T M1057

Companies & Organizations:

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 provide cost effective marksmanship andlive fire training of gun crews.

 

The projectile consists of a sub-projectile andsabot. The sub-projectile comprises a ConeStabilized steel rod and a tracer assembledin the cone assembly. The sub-projectile iscontained in a 3-piece aluminium DiscardingSabot, held in place with a polymer band atthe forward end and a polymer 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 an electric primer and a wear reducing liner. This round is similar,in appearance and ballistically to the MECAR 105mm APFSDS-T M1060A2/A3 rounds as well asmost other existing APFSDS-T rounds, up to a range of 2.5 km. The Cone Tail design ensures thatthe maximum range of the projectile is less than 10km.

 

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 TPCSDS-T

Calibre

105mm

Round mass (nominal)

17.3kg

Round length

962mm

Projectile mass (nominal)

5.2kg

Projectile

Steel

Tracer

M13

Cartridge case

Brass

Anti-wear additive

Titanium dioxide

Primer

Electric cap M120

Propellant (nominal)

5.6kg

 

Muzzle velocity (at 21°) (nominal)

1,475m/s*

Dispersion

0.3 Mils

Maximum range

<10km

Operational temperature

-32°C to +52°C

 

* Velocity can be adjusted to provide ballistic match to APFSDS-T round.

Defense Products & Services: 105mm TK TPCSDS-T M1057
Companies & Organizations: 
Defense Products & Services Sectors: Ammunition, fighting vehicle, 105 mm
Country: Belgium
Description: 105mm TK TPCSDS-T M1057
Source of Information: 

Mecar SA