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105mm L14 HE M1

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Italy

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


The 105mm L14 mm HE M1 projectile is used for guarantees the support to soldiers in every situation assured by the fragmentation of the projectile body (made of high qualityforged steel) and the striking blast of the explosive charge. This projectile can be fired by howitzers 105mm M56 and M2A1.

 

The explosive filled in the projectile shell maybe TNT or Composition B. Projectiles may be fitted with Proximity, PD or MTSQ fuze or with a closing plug. The cartridge case contains seven numbered increment bags, tied together, in numerical order. These bags are assembled into the cartridge case, around the primer flash tube.

 

 

PACKAGING
One (1) round per fiber container, 2 containers per wooden box
UN Classification: 1.2 E UN 0321

in service and production

Type

HE

Calibre

105mm

Round mass (nominal)

18kg

Round length

790mm

Projectile mass (nominal)

14kg

Projectile length

552mm

Projectile filling (nominal)

2.10kg TNT or Comp. B

Cartridge case

Brass

Propellant SB (nominal)

1.4kg (total increments 1-7)

Fuze

PD

Primer

Percussion

 

 

Muzzle velocity at 21°C (nominal)

420m/s

Maximum range

10,200m

Operational temperature

-40°C to +52°C

Defense Products & Services: 105mm L14 HE M1
Companies & Organizations: 
Defense Products & Services Sectors: Ammunition, artillery, 105 mm | Ammunition, fighting vehicle, 105 mm
Country: Italy
Description: 105mm L14 HE M1
Source of Information: 

SIMMEL DIFESA SPA

105mm L14 HE M1

29.12.2014 / 14:15