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76mm HESH-TP-T M331

Companies & Organizations:

Belgium

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


For use in the 76mm L5A1 (on Saladin) or L23/23A1 guns (on Scorpion light tanks) toprovide cost effective marksmanship and livefire training of gun crews.

The round is similar in appearance andballistically to the HESH-T M329 Serviceround. The projectile consists of a steelcylindrical body with a relatively short ogive,and a flat base with a tracer. The projectileis assembled to a brass cartridge case, which is loaded with a single base multi-perforatedpropelling charge and a mechanical primer.

 

PACKAGING
Two (2) rounds per twin container 36 containers per pallet
UN Classification: 1.2 C UN 0328

 

in service and production

Type

Fixed round, HESH-TP-T

Calibre

76mm

Round mass (nominal)

7.7kg

Round length

540mm

Projectile mass (nominal)

5.6kg

Projectile

Inert

Tracer

M23

Cartridge case

Brass

Primer

Percussion cap

Propellant SB (nominal)

0.7kg

 

Muzzle velocity (at 21°) (nominal)

533m/s

Dispersion

0.5 Mils

Range, Direct Fire

2,400m

Range, Direct Fire

6,000m

Operational temperature

-32°C to +62°C

Defense Products & Services: 76mm HESH-TP-T M331
Companies & Organizations: 
Country: Belgium
Description: 76mm HESH-TP-T M331
Source of Information: 

Mecar SA