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Cartridge 7.62mmX51mm Small Arms Ammunition by Hellenic Defence Systems

Companies & Organizations:

Greece

Hellenic Defence Systems SA
1, Ilioupoleos Ave.
172 36 - Hymettus, Attica


7.62mm x 51mm ammunition is designed for use with all the NATO Rifles and Machine guns with the same caliber, against personnel and unarmoured targets.

 

EAS is manufacturing the Ball, Tracer and Blank types of the ammunition.

 

EAS’ cartridge 7.62mm x 51mm complies fully with all NATO specifications and test methods.

 

Technical Description

 

The round of 7.62mm x 51mm ammunition consists of:

Brass Cartridge Case with Primer and

Propellant Powder

Bullet-Ball, made from lead antimony core, jacketed with gilding metal or

Bullet-Tracer, made from lead antimony slug, jacketed with gilding metal and equipped with tracer and igniter compositions

 

 

Technical Data

 

Length

Ball, Tracer:                                      71 mm

Blank:                                                65,5 mm

Weight

Ball, Tracer:                                      24 g

Blank:                                               18 g

Ballistic Data

Maximum Pressure

Ball, Tracer:                                      50.000 p.s.i.

Muzzle velocity (at 24m)

Ball:                                                   2750 ± 30 m/s

Accuracy (at 550m)

Ball:                                                   < 0,13 m

Tracer:                                              < 0,38 m

 

Packaging

Ball, Tracer

250 rounds per metallic belt M13

4 metallic belts per metal box M61

1 metal box (1.000 rounds) per wirebound wooden box with:

Volume:                                            0,03 m3

Gross Weight:                                   38 kg

 

Blank

225 rounds per metallic belt M13

1 metallic belts per carton

8 cartons per Barrier Material bag

1 Barrier Material bag 1.800 rounds) per wirebound wooden

box with:

Volume:                                            0,048 m3

Gross Weight:                                   34 kg

 

All Types

20 rounds per carton

10 cartons per PVC bag

6 PVC bags per wirebound wooden box with:

Volume:                                            0,03 m3

Gross Weight:                                   36 kg (Ball, Tracer) or 24 kg (Blank)

Defense Products & Services: Cartridge 7.62mmX51mm Small Arms Ammunition by Hellenic Defence Systems
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Defense Products & Services Sectors: Ammunition, small arms
Country: Greece
Description: Cartridge 7.62mmX51mm Small Arms Ammunition
Source of Information: Hellenic Defence Systems SA