155 MM HOW HE M107

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TECHNICAL DATA(155 MM HOW MEM 107)

Weight of projectile

43.2 kg (as fired)

Weight of filling

6.62 kg TNT

Fuze

PDM 557 or MTSQM 582A1

Propelling charge:

Single base propellant M1

Green bag

M3A1

White bag

M4A2

Charge 8

M119A2

Primer

Percussion type MK 2A4 or M-82

Performance (CHG-8, GUN M-198)

Muzzle velocity

684 metres/sec

Pressure

2214 kg/sq. xm.

Range

1,8000 metres

Chamber pressures for performance proof tests:

Strength

2870 + 50 kg/sq. cm.

Charge stability

2870 + 50 kg/sq. cm.

Detonation

2560 kg/sq. cm.

Performance (CHG-8, GUN M-198)

8 shells packed in a pallet.

Propellant charges supplied in steel container.

Colour & marking

Service brown with yellow/white stencilling