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76mm HESH-T M329

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)against personnel, bunkers, light armour andstructures and other material targets.

 

The hollow steel thin wall forged projectilehas a flat base and a cylindrical body with anogive nose. The projectile is loaded with 1kgof Composition A3 high explosive. The fuze ismounted in the rear of the projectile. A traceris mounted on the projectile base. The projectile is fixed on a brass cartridge case, which containsa single base multi-perforated propellant and is fitted with a mechanical primer.

 

PACKAGING
Two (2) rounds per twin container 36 containers per pallet
UN Classification: 1.1 E UN 0006

in service and production

Type

Fixed round, HESH-T

Calibre

76mm

Round mass (nominal)

7.7kg

Round length

540mm

Projectile mass (nominal)

5.6kg

Projectile filling (Comp A3)

1.2kg

Fuze

BD/graze

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, Indirect Fire

6,000m

Operational temperature

-32°C to +62°C

Defense Products & Services: 76mm HESH-T M329
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Defense Products & Services Sectors: Ammunition, fighting vehicle, 76 mm
Country: Belgium
Description: 76mm HESH-T M329
Source of Information: 

Mecar SA