Ammunition for Naval Guns OTO Melara Calibre 76x636 mm (76/62)
The 76 mm ammunition was primarily developed to effectively counter modern targets in the SURFACE-TO-SURFACE and SURFACE-TO-AIR roles.
Targets include surface vessels, aircraft and missiles including sea-skimming ones with pre-fragmented warhead for anti-aircraft and anti-missile use.
Fuzes available include standard impact fuze and electronic proximity fuze.
- HE – High Explosive standard version
- HEPF – High Explosive Pre-Frag anti-missile with proximity radio fuze
- TP – Practice
SPECIFICATIONS 76 mm AMMUNITION HE / HEPF
|Round Length||815.5 mm|
|Round Mass||13.40 Kg|
|Cartridge Case Mass||3.58 Kg|
|Projectile Mass (with Fuze)||5.90 Kg|
|Propellant Mass||2.89 Kg|
|Fuze||Radio Proximity or Direct Impact|
|Explosive Charge||Comp B or A3|
|Muzzle Velocity||980 m/s|
|Chamber Pressure||417 MPa ± 7.85 MPa (4250 ± 80 Kg/cm2)|
|Rate of Fire (ordnance dependent)||90 R.P.M to 180 R.P.M|
|Range Maximum Horizontal||15500 m|
|Altitude Maximum||6000 m|
1 (One) complete round in hermetically sealed cardboard tube.
2 (Two) cardboard tubes in a wooden box.
Box Dimensions 1096 X 308 X 190 mm
Box Mass Total 49 Kg
Box Volume 0.064 m3
|Hazzard Class||1.1E UN # 0006|