130 MM HE

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This is a long range separate loading variable charge ammunition to be fired through Soviet M46 and Chinese type 59 and 59-1 guns.

TECHNICAL DATA(130 mm He)

Weight of filled projectile

33.4 kg (as fired)

Projectile

Forged steel shell filled with 4 kg TNT

Fuze

LIU-5

Cartridge case

Drawn brass 70/30

Propelling charge

This ammunition is fired using either a full or a reduced charge. The full   variable charge has two charge zones, while the reduced variable charge has three zones.

Charge weight:

Reduced charge

6.7 Kg

Full charge

12.90 Kg

Primer

DI-5

Performance

Muzzle velocity

930 metres/sec

Pressure

3,150 kg/sq.cm

Range

27,490 metres

Chamber pressures for performance proof tests:

Strength

3,560 + 50 kg/sq.cm.

Charge stability

3,560 + 50 kg/sq.cm

Detonation

3,150 kg/sq.cm

Packing

Each round packed in a steel box:

Size of box

93.5 x 37.5 x 22.5 cm

Weight of box

78.42 kg

Colour & Marking

Service brown with yellow/white stencilling