81 HE M 57 D A2

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These bombs are produced for use with Hotchkiss Brandt mortars, of the following types: MO-81-61 C Short barrel MO-81-61 L Long barrel The bomb is used against personnel and light material providing both fragmentation & blast effect.

TECHNICAL DATA (81 MM HE M 57 D A2)

Complete Round

Weight with fuze

3.2 kg

Length with fuze

382 mm

Projectile

Body Material

Forged Steel

Color

Olive drab or deep bronze green

Explosive charge

650 gm of TNT

Fuze

Detonating direct action type with optional delay of 0.05 sec

Other Components

Primary cartridge

Double base propellant GBPa 0.15x1x1 in rolled paper tubes weighing 8.2 gm. (Type Z 58C)

Augmenting charge

7 horseshoe charges containing double base propellant GB Pa 0.25x2.5x2.5 each weighing 10.5 gm.

Tail unit

10 Aluminium alloy fins