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84mm HEAT-TP M552

Companies & Organizations:

Belgium

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


For use with 84mm recoilless rifle M560A1 and equivalents to provide live fire crewtraining.

 

The projectile consists of an aluminium alloynose cone and an aluminium alloy body,which contains the rocket motor and thedelay ignitor. The projectile has a nylon slipobturator and is stabilized by 6 hinged fins,which deploy upon exit from the rifle. Theprojectile is assembled to a light weight aluminium cartridge which is fitted with a percussioncap, an ignition charge and a blow-out disc. The cartridge case is loaded with a double base strippropellant. This round is ballistically matched to the HEAT M543.

 

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 HEAT-TP

Calibre

84mm

Round mass (nominal)

3.3kg

Round length

610mm

Projectile mass (nominal)

2.4kg

Projective filling

Inert

Rocket motor

0.3kg

Cartridge case

Aluminium

Primer

Percussion cap

Propellant SB (nominal)

0.4kg

 

Muzzle velocity (at 21°) (nominal)

255m/s

Maximum velocity

+/-340m/s

Dispersion

1 Mils

Effective range

600m

Operational temperature

-32°C to +62°C

 

Defense Products & Services: 84mm HEAT-TP M552
Companies & Organizations: 
Defense Products & Services Sectors: Ammunition, ground-based weapon, 84 mm
Country: Belgium
Description: 84mm HEAT-TP M552
Source of Information: 

Mecar SA