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84mm HEAT M543

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Belgium

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


For use with 84mm recoilless rifle M560A1 andequivalents to defeat armoured fighting vehiclesand hard targets utilizing a shaped charge.

The projectile consists of an aluminiumalloy nose cone and an aluminium alloybody, which contains the shaped charge,the electronic BD fuze, the rocket motor andthe delay ignitor. The projectile has a nylonslip obturator and is stabilized by 6 hingedfins, which deploy upon exit from the rifle.The projectile is assembled to a light weightaluminium cartridge which is fitted with a percussion cap, an ignition charge 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 HEAT

Calibre

84mm

Round mass (nominal)

3.4kg

Round length

610mm

Projectile mass (nominal)

2.5kg

Projective filling (Comp A3)

0.5kg

Fuze

Electronic BD

Cartridge case

Aluminium

Primer

Percussion cap

Propellant DB (nominal)

0.4kg

Rocket motor

0.3kg

 

Muzzle velocity (at 21°) (nominal)

255m/s

Maximum velocity

+/-340m/s

Muzzle safety

15m

Arming distance

30m

Dispersion

1 Mils

Effective range

600m

Penetration

300mm RHA

Operational temperature

-32°C to +62°C

Defense Products & Services: 84mm HEAT M543
Companies & Organizations: 
Defense Products & Services Sectors: Ammunition, ground-based weapon, 84 mm
Country: Belgium
Description: 84mm HEAT M543
Source of Information: 

Mecar SA

84mm HEAT M543

26.12.2014 / 23:45