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CALIBER: 12.7X99 mm APIT (M20)

Specifications

Bullet

Gilding Metal /GMCS Jacket, Core, Tracer /Igniter &Incendiary Composition

Case

Brass 70:30

Propellant

Double Base or Single Base

Primer

Percussion Boxer Type

Weight (Nominal)

114 Grams

Length

138.4 mm

Maximum Corrected Mean Case Mouth Pressure + 3 SD for 21 °C

Pmean+ 3 SD ≤ 450 MPa

Velocity at 24m

Vmean= 885 9 m/s or Match ball trajectory

Accuracy at 550 m

S.D ver.  300 mm

S.D hor.  300 mm

Trace Test

Full luminosity of Trace from a distance of ≤ 200 m to 1000 m from muzzle of test barrel

Penetration

22mm Armour Plate at 100 m from muzzle of the test barrel

Water tightness

No leakage at vacuum of 50Kpa for 30 Sec

Bullet Extraction

Not less than 90 Kgf.

Incendiary Flash

Produce an incendiary flash in less than 600 mm

behind an aluminum target plate (2024 T3) of 2 mm nominal thickness placed at 150 m from the

muzzle at 0 degrees of obliquity

Packing:

Packed in Links M9, Metal Box & Palletizing

Marking:

Packed Quantity, Ammunition Type, Lot No, UN Number, Company Name etc.

Specification 

The CLA cartridges complies with all NATO Specifications and Test methods