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MEDIUM CALIBER AMMUNITION
40mm APFSDS-T
40mm CASED TELESCOPED ARMAMENT SYSTEM (CTAS):
AMMUNITION (CTA)
MISSION
The
Armour Piercing Fin Stabilised Discarding
Sabot – Tracer
is able to penetrate more than
140mm of RHA at 1500mm. This sub-calibre
dart can defeat all light armoured vehicles,
infantry fighting vehicles and some main
battle tanks.
TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Dimensions
65x255mm
Ammunition weight
1,900g
Projectile weight
550g
Initial velocity
>1,500m/s
Penetration
140mm RHA
Range
2,500m
STATUS
Qualified
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