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120mm Mortar SMK(WP) M532A1

Companies & Organizations:

Belgium

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


The 120mm SMK (WP) bomb is designed foruse in 120mm smooth bore towed mortars.This round is used to produce instantaneoussmoke for spotting, signalling or screeningpurposes, and to create an incendiary effectagainst material targets.

 

The body is made of high fragmentationcast iron and is loaded with 2.1kg of WhitePhosphorus and is fitted with a CompositionB burster. The fuze is a point detonating type that can be set in either delay or superquick mode.The standard propelling charge set consists of a primary cartridge and 6 equal charge incrementsThe round has a range in excess of 7km. The 120mm M532A1 has been safety certified by theUS Army in 1999.

in service and production

Type

SMK(WP)

Calibre

120mm

Round mass (nominal)

15.2kg

Round length

780mm

Projectile filling (White Phosphorus)

2.1kg

Fuze

PD (Delay or Superquick)

Primary ignition cartridge

M547

Increment charge 1 to 6

M546

 

Maximum chamber pressure at 21°c

95MPa

Muzzle velocity

331m/s

Range

>7km

Operational temperature

-46°C to +62°C

Defense Products & Services: 120mm Mortar SMK(WP) M532A1
Companies & Organizations: 
Defense Products & Services Sectors: Ammunition, mortar, ground-based, 120 mm
Country: Belgium
Description: 120mm Mortar SMK(WP) M532A1
Source of Information: 

Mecar SA