105 mm COMPLETE ROUND WITH PROJECTILE HE M1 WITH FUZE PD M557
TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION, TECHNICAL DATA, BALLISTIC DATA AND PACKING
Projectile: Consiste of a hollow steel forging with a boat-tailed base, a streamlined ogive and gilding metal driving band.
High Explosive Charge: Is cast TNT. A cavity is formed at the nose of the projectile to accept the supplementary charge.
Supplementary Charge: Consists of TBT pressed into an aluminium liner. The entire unit is placed in the fuze cavity.
Cartridge Case: Is the M14 type, made of 70/30 brass.
Propelling Charge: Type M67, consisting of seven (7) propelling charge increments. The increments are individually munbered and placed in cloth bags.
Percussion Primer: Is the M28B2 type and is press-fitted at the base of the cartridge case.
Fuze: It is a point detonating, type M557 with choise of superquick or delay action, featuring a arming distance of 60 m.
Complete round: Total Lenght 790 m; Total Weight 18.15 kg
Projectile: Total Lenght 495 m; Total Weight 13.5 kg to 14.3 kg; Explosive Charge 2.09 kg; Supplementary Charge 0.14 kg
Temperature limits: Operation -40C to + 52C; Storage -62C to + 71C
Each 105 mm complete round is placed in a fiber container.
Two (2) fiber containers are packed in a wooden box.
Fifteen (15) wooden boxes are shipped on a pallet:
Dimensions 0.95×0.91×1.09 m
Gross Weight 840 kg