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120mm HE F1 120mm AMMUNITION FOR NATO GUNS

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France

Nexter Munitions
13, route de la Minière
78034 Versailles Cedex


The 120mm HE F1 belongs to an ammunitionfamily complying with all the STANAG 4385and MOPI AEP 26 requirements and can befired by the Leclerc, Abrams M1 (A1 and A2),Leopard 2, C1 Ariete and other MBTs fitteda 120mm smoothbore gun.

120mm HE F1is designed to defeat reinforced concretestructures, light armoured vehicles andpersonnel in the open thanks to its capabilityof functioning at high grazing incidence (88.5°).

This family of ammunition consists of two combat rounds (120 APFSDS armour piercing roundand 120 HE High Explosive round), two practice rounds (120 APFSDS-TP practice armour piercinground and 120 HEAT-TP practice anti-tank round) and drill rounds for tank crew familiarisationwith ammunition handling.

 

Total length

945mm

Total weight

27kg

Projectile weight

16.8kg

Muzzle velocity [cal. 52]

1,050m/s

Projectile type

HE SQ

Range

4,000m

Defense Products & Services: 120mm HE F1 120mm AMMUNITION FOR NATO GUNS
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Defense Products & Services Sectors: Ammunition, fighting vehicle, 120 mm
Country: France
Description: 120mm HE F1 120mm AMMUNITION FOR NATO GUNS
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Nexter Munitions