12.7 x 108 MM API & APIT

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The ammunition is used for guns type A54. It s available in two denominations. API (Armour Piercing Incendiary). API/T (Armour Piercing Incendiary / Tracer). It can damage or destroy an aircraft within a rang of 1500 metres and light armourd vehicles or vessels within 500 metre.

TECHNICAL DATA(12.7 X 108 MM API & APIT)

Complete Round

Weight

147 mm

Weight:

API

116 - 126 gm

API/T

112 - 122 gm

Propellant

Single base smokeless powder

Performance

Bulelt velocity

818 - 833 metre/sec

Effective Range:

Air targets

1500 metre

Ground target

500 metre

Chamber pressure:

Mean

3000 kg/sq.cm.

Max

3300 kg/sq.cm.

Penetration:

API

20 mm steel plate placed at 100 metres 
(min 90% bullets penetrate through the plate)

API/T

15 mm steel plate placed at 100 metres 
(min 90% bullets penetrate through the plate)

Packing

280 rounds packed in a H14P stell box:

Size of box

40 x 16.5 x 30 cm

Weight of box

42 kg

Colour & Marking

Service brown with yellow/white stencilling