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FB 518A mechanical fuze

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Italy

SIMMEL DIFESA SPA
Via Ariana Km 5,2
00034 Colleferro (Rome)


The FB 518A fuze is a mechanical fuze designed to be used with 76mm L62 ammunition. The fuze has two operating modes, Super-Quick Point Detonation and Point Detonation Delayed, set table by means of the switch on the side of the fuze.

 

The FB 518A fuze is fully compliant with the requirements of STANAG 4187 and was designed, developed and tested in accordance with the criteria of AOP 20. The Super-Quick mode can be selected to have detonation on the target. The Point Detonation Delayed mode can be selected to ensure a detonation delay of 0.05” after impact (standard – other delays are available on customer request).

 

PACKAGING
Twenty (20) fuzes per wooden container
Twenty-four (24) wooden containers per pallet
UN Classification: 1.2D UN 0409

in service and production

Type

Mechanical fuze

Calibre

76mm L62

Fuze mass (nominal)

930g

Fuze length (nominal)

95mm (overall 203mm)

Booster charge mass (nominal)

15g of A5

Power supply

n/a

 

Muzzle velocity (nominal)

905m/s at 21°C

Functions

Point detonating and PD Delay

Mechanical safety distance

50m

Minimum operating distance

300m

Setback acceleration

24,000g g (235,440m/s2)

Rotating spin

24,000rpm g ( 2.513rad/s)

Operating temperature

-40°C to +50°C

Defense Products & Services: FB 518A mechanical fuze
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Defense Products & Services Sectors: Fuzes
Country: Italy
Description: FB 518A mechanical fuze
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SIMMEL DIFESA SPA