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84mm HE M540

Companies & Organizations:

Belgium

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


For use with 84mm recoilless rifle M560A1 and equivalents, to provide blast andfragmentation effects for the defeat of lightstructures, material and similar targets.

The projectile consists of a high fragmentationcast iron body containing a HE burstingcharge. It has a copper driving band and amultipurpose time fuze. The fuze can be set torange and will also function in PD Mode. It isassembled to a light weight aluminium cartridge which is fitted with a percussion cap, an ignitioncharge and a blow-out disc. The cartridge case is loaded with a double base strip propellant.

 

PACKAGING
Two (2) rounds per twin container 36 containers per pallet
UN Classification: 1.1 E UN 0006

in service and production

Type

Fixed round, HE

Calibre

84mm

Round mass (nominal)

3.3kg

Round length

370mm

Projectile mass (nominal)

2.4kg

Projective filling (Comp B)

0.4kg

Fuze

PD/Time

Cartridge case

Aluminium

Primer

Percussion cap

Propellant DB (nominal)

0.4kg

 

Muzzle velocity (at 21°) (nominal)

240m/s

Muzzle safety

20m

Arming distance

70m

Dispersion

1 Mils

Effective Range

1,300m

Operational temperature

-32°C to +62°C

Defense Products & Services: 84mm HE M540
Companies & Organizations: 
Defense Products & Services Sectors: Ammunition, ground-based weapon, 84 mm
Country: Belgium
Description: 84mm HE M540
Source of Information: 

Mecar SA

84mm HE M540

26.12.2014 / 23:30