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120mm APFSDS F1B 120mm AMMUNITION FOR NATO GUNS

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France

Nexter Munitions
13, route de la Minière
78034 Versailles Cedex


The 120mm APFSDS F1B belongs to anammunition family complying with all the STANAG 4385 and MOPI AEP 26 requirementsand can be fired by the Leclerc, Abrams M1 (A1 and A2), Leopard 2, C1 Ariete and other MBTs fitted a 120mm smoothbore gun.

 

The family of ammunition consists of twocombat rounds (120 APFSDS armour piercinground and 120 HE High Explosive round), two practice rounds (120 APFSDS-TP practice armour piercing round and 120 HEAT-TP practice anti-tank round) and drill rounds for tank crew familiarisation with ammunition handling

Total length

984mm

Total weight

19.6kg

Projectile weight

7.3kg

Muzzle velocity [cal. 52]

1,790m/s

Projectile type

Tungsten penetrator

Range

4,000m

Defense Products & Services: 120mm APFSDS F1B 120mm AMMUNITION FOR NATO GUNS
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Defense Products & Services Sectors: Ammunition, fighting vehicle, 120 mm
Country: France
Description: 120mm APFSDS F1B 120mm AMMUNITION FOR NATO GUNS
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Nexter Munitions