20 MM x 102 PHALANX AMMUNITION

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This ammunition is used in a Americal manufactured 6 barrelled Gatlin type Gun, which is contained in its Automatic controlling structure. The gun has a very high rate of fire and high muzzle velocity and is designed as an Anti missile weapon. The bullet is Armour Piercing and contains no explosive.

TECHNICAL DATA (20MM X 102 PHALANX AMMUNITION)

Complete Round

Weight

256.5 + 4 gm

Length:

167.5 + 0.7 mm
           - 0.5 mm

Projectile

Body material

Tungsten Alloy W95NE-H

Colour

Red

Weight

93.5 + 2 gm

Length

74 + 0.5 mm
      - 0.2 mm

Cartridge Case

Body material

Brass 70:30

Weight

120.45 + 3.3 gms

Length

101.9  -0.38 mm

Volume

44 ml approx

Propelling charge

Single B ase Propellant

Charge Weight

40 gm

Primer

Electric M52A3B1

Performance

The Ammunition is fed into gun in link belts.

Rate of Firing

3000 Rounds/Minutes

Muzzle velocity

1135 + 15 m/sec

Pressure

4075 kg/cm2 Max

Range

1000 metres

Packing (without links)

36 Rounds in a steel Box (M2A1) Measuring 31 x 16 x 19.5 cm
03 Steel Boxes (108 rounds) packed in a wooden crate (P-213)

Size of box

55 x 37.5 x 26 cm

Weight of box

49 kg

Colour & Marking

Service brown with yellow/white stencilling