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106mm RCL HESH-T M1072

Companies & Organizations:

Belgium

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


For use with 106mm recoilless rifle, optimizedfor Urban Warfare to defeat armoured fightingvehicles, bunkers and reinforced concretestructures, hard targets, personnel and similartargets. This round replaces the US M346 model type, and has improved explosive fillingand improved fuzing. A ballistically matchedtraining round is available.

 

The HESH-T (HEP-T) projectile comprises athin walled steel cylindrical body with a premachineddriving band, a relatively shortogive and a flat base to which is secured the base detonating fuze and a tracer. It is loadedwith Composition A3 explosive. The projectile is assembled to a steel cartridge case fitted witha mechanical primer and loaded with double base, multi perforated propelling charge. The newbase detonating fuze has two independent safety mechanisms, improved muzzle safety andimproved graze performance. In the event of a non-function after firing, the firing pin will bemechanically locked. The fuze complies with STANAG 4187 and MIL-STD-1316D.

 

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

Calibre

106mm

Round mass (nominal)

17kg

Round length

960mm

Projectile mass (nominal)

8.0kg

Projectile filling(Comp A3)

3.5kg

Fuze

BD7602

Tracer

M87

Cartridge case

Perforated steel

Primer

Percussion cap M61

Propellant DB (nominal)

3.8kg

 

Muzzle velocity (at 21°) (nominal)

500m/s

Dispersion

0.8 Mils

Effective range

1,350m

Maximum range

6,800 m

Operational temperature

-32°C to +52°C

Defense Products & Services: 106mm RCL HESH-T M1072
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Defense Products & Services Sectors: Ammunition, fighting vehicle, 105-130 mm
Country: Belgium
Description: 106mm RCL HESH-T M1072
Source of Information: 

Mecar SA