B-23A Fuze for 23 x 115 mm Ammunition by KINTEX

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66 James Baucher blvd
1407 Sofia

B-23A is a mechanical, nose, point-detonating fuze with super quick action.Fuze B-23A completes 23 x 115 mm HEI rounds for automatic guns AM-23 and GSh-23 mounted on the following aircraft:


· MiG-21, MiG-23, Yak-28, Yak-38 fighter aircraft;

· Su-17 strike aircraft;

· Tu-22M, Tu-22M2, Tu-22M3 and Tu-22M4 bomber aircraft;

· Mi-24VP helicopter.


The fuze is safe in storage, handling and operation and ensures the safe and reliable function of the ammunition in all weather conditions.



Fuze Arming

The fuze ensures arming by set-back and rotational forces within 2 to 20 m.


Fuze Action

Upon impact  the fuze provides super quick action.







3120 fuzes in one air-tight sealed metal box packed in a wooden case with dimensions:

525x525x720 mm

Gross weight:

147 kg


0.02 m3




Technical Characteristics:


Length of Fuze (max):

4 4.74 mm

Visible Length (max):

31.2 mm

Intrusion Length (max):

13.54 mm

External Diameter (max):

20.0 mm

Weight of Fuze:

15 g

Type of Booster:


Weight of Booster:

1 g

Thread Size:

Spec.  M17.96 x 0.75-7h6h


PD; Super Quick


by set-back and rotational forces

Muzzle Safety Distance:

not less than 2 m

Temperature Range for Firing:

-40 to +50°C

Temperature Range for Storage:

-40 to +50°C

Shelf Life:

15 years

Defense Products & Services: B-23A Fuze for 23 x 115 mm Ammunition by KINTEX
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Defense Products & Services Sectors: Fuzes | Fuzing systems, ammunition
Country: Bulgaria
Description: B-23A Fuze for 23 x 115 mm Ammunition
Source of Information: Kintex