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40x46 mm LV EB-SD IM

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Italy

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


The Simmel Difesa 40x46mm LV EB-SD IMis an impact grenade, designed to be highly insensitive and lethal in the target area up to 5m from the impact point. It acts by means of an enhanced blast. It can be fired by any low velocity (LV) grenade launchers.

 

The grenade projectile is fitted with aninsensitive and high explosive charge operated by a dual-safety fuze fully complying with MIL-STD-1316. The projectile is assembled with an aluminium cartridge case, which is filled with a double base propellant and fitted with a percussion capsule. The grenade design ensuresa high level of insensitivity (between level V and level VI, STANAG 4439).

 

PACKAGING
No. 18 grenades in a M2A1 metal box.
No. 84 metal boxes per pallet.
UN Classification: 1.1E UN0006

in service and production

Type

fixed round EB-SD IM

Calibre

40mm

Round mass (nominal)

280g

Round length (nominal)

123mm

Projectile mass (nominal)

210g

Projectile filling (nominal)

68g

Fuze

PD with SD

Cartridge case

Aluminum

Primer

Percussion

Propellant

Double base

 

Muzzle velocity at 21°C

78m/s

Fragmentation effect

Lethal up to 5m

Maximum range

430m

Operational temperature

-46°C to +63°C

Defense Products & Services: 40x46 mm LV EB-SD IM
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Defense Products & Services Sectors: Grenades
Country: Italy
Description: 40x46 mm LV EB-SD IM
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SIMMEL DIFESA SPA