60 MM ILLUMINATING & SIGNAL (RED & GREEN)

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These bombs are available in three types. Illumination bombs are used for providing illuminating during night missions while signal bombs (Red & Green) are used for signalling.

TECHNICAL DATA(60 MM ILLUMINATING & SIGNAL (RED & GREEN))

Complete Round

Weight

1 kg

Length

246 mm (approx)

Diameter

60 mm

Colour

White

Filler Charge:

Illuminating composition

SR 562

Green Signal

ISR 429 AM

Red Signal

SR 406

Illuminating rounds are assembled with bylon/cotton parachute 840 mm, wide linked with a star Bi-metal wire rope covered with asbestos tube.

Other Components

Primary Cartridge

Double base propellant WD 615 3.2 gms

Augmenting charge

Double base propellant one ring shaped charge 0.10x24/48 mm weighing 3.1 gm

Percussion Primer

No. 303

Tail Unit

10 steel fins

Performance

Star Ejection Height

183 metres

Illuminating time:

Illuminating round

35-45 sec

Green rounds

8-12 sec

Illuminating Power

125,000 to 150,000 cd

Packing

6 bombs packed in waterproof chip/cardboard/plastic carrier with carrying handle.3 carriers (18 bombs) packed in a steel box:

Size of box

55 x 26 x 26 cm

Weight of box

30 kg

Colour & marking

Service brown with yellow/white stenciling