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40mm L70 AP-T

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Italy

SIMMEL DIFESA SPA
Via Ariana Km 5,2
00034 Colleferro (Rome)


Simmel Difesa has a long and in-depth experience in 40L70 ammunition design and production. The 40 L70 ammunition is used worldwide and qualified in accordance with NATO standards for use with all types of 40/70 gun systems. The AP-T ammunition is a kinetic energy ammunition able to penetrate rolled homogeneous armour plates.

 

The projectile consists of a hardened steel body penetrator fitted with a special anti-ricochet and a winds hield cap to maintain the aerodynamic profile. The projectile is fitted with a tracer. The projectile is assembled with a brass cartridge case which is filled with a multi-perforated propellant and fitted with a percussion primer.

 

PACKAGING
One (1) round per container, 20 containers per wooden box or eight (8) rounds per metal box
UN Classification: 1.2 C UN 0328

in service and production

Type

Fixed round AP-T

Calibre

40mm

Round mass (nominal)

2.5kg

Round length

526mm

Projectile mass (nominal)

0.96kg

Projectile filling tracer element

8.4g

Tracer

Red effect, 4s (Minimum)

Cartridge case

Brass

Primer

Percussion

Propellant SB (nominal)

0.480kg

 

Muzzle velocity at 21°C (nominal)

1005m/s

Penetration

50mm at 30°

Maximum range

11,800m

Operational temperature

-40°C to +60°C

Defense Products & Services: 40mm L70 AP-T
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Defense Products & Services Sectors: Ammunition, naval, 40 mm
Country: Italy
Description: 40mm L70 AP-T
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SIMMEL DIFESA SPA

40mm L70 AP-T

31.12.2014 / 12:30