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120mm Mortar HE M530A2

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Belgium

Mecar SA
Rue Grinfaux 50
7181 Petit-Roeulx-lez-Nivelles


The 120mm HE bomb is designed for usein 120mm smooth bore towed mortars. Theround is used against structures, material andpersonnel targets.

The body is made of high fragmentation castiron and is loaded with 2.5kg of CompositionB. The fuze is a point detonating type that canbe set in either delay or superquick mode.The standard propelling charge set consists ofa primary cartridge, 6 equal charge increments and a 7th supplementary charge. The round hasa range in excess of 9km. The 120mm M530A2 is obtained by adding a stub case on the 120mmM530A1 which has been safety certified by the US Army for use in the 120mm AMS turretedmortar in 1999.

 

PACKAGING
Two (2) rounds per twin container, 15 containers per pallet - Alternative packaging available on request
UN Classification: 1.1 E UN 0006

in service and production

Type

HE

Calibre

120mm

Round mass (nominal)

15.5kg

Round length

800mm

Projectile filling (Comp. B)

2.5kg

Fuze

PD (Delay or Superquick)

Primary ignition cartridge

M547

Increment charge 1 to 6

M546

Supplementary charge 7S

M553

 

Maximum chamber pressure at 21°c

165MPa

Muzzle velocity

440m/s

Range

>9km

Operational temperature

-46°C to +62°C

Defense Products & Services: 120mm Mortar HE M530A2
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Defense Products & Services Sectors: Ammunition, mortar, ground-based, 120 mm
Country: Belgium
Description: 120mm Mortar HE M530A2
Source of Information: 

Mecar SA