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120mm Mortar HE M530A1

Companies & Organizations:

Belgium

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


The 120mm HE bomb is designed for usein 120mm smooth bore towed mortars. Theround is used against structures, material andpersonnel targets.

The body is made of high fragmentation castiron and is loaded with 2.5kg of CompositionB. The fuze is a Point Detonating type thatcan be set in either delay or superquick mode.The standard propelling charge set consists ofa primary cartridge and 6 equal charge increments. The round has a range in excess of 7km. The120mm M530A1 has been safety certified by the US Army in 1999.

 

PACKAGING

Two (2) rounds per twin container, 15 containers per pallet - Alternative packaging available onrequest

UN Classification: 1.1 E UN 0006

in service and production

Type

HE

Calibre

120mm

Round mass (nominal)

15.2kg

Round length

Max 780mm

Projectile filling (Comp. B)

2.5kg

Fuze

PD (Delay or Superquick)

Primary ignition cartridge

M547

Increment charge 1 to 6

M546

 

Maximum chamber pressure at 21°c

95MPa

Muzzle velocity

311m/s

Range

>7km

Operational temperature

-46°C to +62°C

Defense Products & Services: 120mm Mortar HE M530A1
Companies & Organizations: 
Defense Products & Services Sectors: Ammunition, mortar, ground-based, 120 mm
Country: Belgium
Description: 120mm Mortar HE M530A1
Source of Information: 

Mecar SA