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84mm Canister M587

Companies & Organizations:

Belgium

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


For use with the 84mm recoilless rifles M560A1 and equivalents against personnelat close quarters.

 

The thin walled cylindrical body is loadedwith steel pellets and is fitted with a baseplug. When fired, the projectile breaks open,upon leaving the muzzle, and projects thesteel pellets in a cone with an effective rangeof approximately 100 meters.The projectile is fixed on an aluminiumcartridge case, which contains a double base multi-perforated propellant and is fitted with amechanical primer.

 

 

PACKAGING
Two (2) rounds per twin container 36 containers per pallet
UN Classification: 1.2 C UN 0328

in service and production

Type

Fixed round Canister

Calibre

84mm

Round mass (nominal)

3.6kg

Round length

350mm

Projectile mass (nominal)

2.2kg

Fragments (Ø13mm steel spheres)

+/- 190 spheres

Fragments weight

1.6kg

Cartridge case

Aluminium

Primer

Percussion cap

Propellant DB (nominal)

0.4kg

 

Muzzle velocity (at 21°) (nominal)

260m/s

Effective range

100m

Operational temperature

-32°C to +62°C

 

Defense Products & Services: 84mm Canister M587
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Defense Products & Services Sectors: Ammunition, ground-based weapon, 84 mm
Country: Belgium
Description: 84mm Canister M587
Source of Information: 

Mecar SA