203 MM HOW HE M 106 (8)

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TECHNICAL DATA(203 MM How He M 106 (8"))

Weight of shell

91 kg

Weight of filling

16.5 kg of TNT

Fuze

PDM 557 or MTSQ

Propelling charge

Single base, single perforated

Green bag

M1 (1-5)

White bag

M2 (5-7)

Primer

Percussion type M-82

Performance

Muzzle velocity

594.4 metres/sec

Pressure

2,658 kg/sq.cm

Range

16,800 metres

Chamber pressures for performance proof tests:

Strength

3,040+ 80 kg/sq.cm.

Charge stability

3,040+ 80 kg/sq.cm.

Detonation

2,658 kg/sq.cm.

Packing

6 shells packed in a pallet.

Propellant chares supplied in steel container.

Colour & Marking

Service brown with yellow/white stenciling.