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90mm MK3 TPFSDS-T M663A1

Companies & Organizations:

Belgium

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


For use with current in-service 90mm Cockerill MKIII and ENGESA EC-90 light gunsfor gunnery training.

The projectile consists of a sub-projectile anda sabot. The sub-projectile comprises a steelpenetrator and a tracer assembled in the finassembly. This is contained within a 3-piecealuminium Discarding Sabot, held in placewith a plastic band at the forward end and aplastic obturating band at the rear end of the sabot. The projectile is crimped to the cartridgecase which is loaded with cool burning, multi-perforated, loose propellant. The form, weight andballistics of the M663 provide a good match to the M652A1 round.

 

PACKAGING
Two (2) rounds per twin container 18 containers per pallet
UN Classification: 1.2 C UN 0328

in service and production

Type

Fixed round TPFSDS-T

Calibre

90mm

Round mass (nominal)

7.1kg

Round length

665mm

Projectile mass (nominal)

2.4kg

Penetrator

Steel

Tracer

M21

Cartridge case

Brass

Anti-wear additive

Titanium dioxide

Primer

Percussion cap M61

Propellant (nominal)

1.7kg

 

Muzzle velocity (at 21°) (nominal)

1210m/s

Dispersion

0.3 Mils

Operational range

>1,500m

Operational temperature

-32°C to +52°C

Defense Products & Services: 90mm MK3 TPFSDS-T M663A1
Companies & Organizations: 
Country: Belgium
Description: 90mm MK3 TPFSDS-T M663A1
Source of Information: 

Mecar SA