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ARTILLERY AMMUNITION
155mm LU 215 ILLUM
MISSION
The LU 215 is an illuminating shell belonging
to the 52 caliber shell family.
The payload operates in the visible spectrum.
TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Maximum range capability
Compatible with modular charge system up to Z6
Payload delivery range
~ 90% of the maximum ballistic range
Light intensity
800,000 Candela
Duration
> 110 second (nominal burning time)
STATUS
Under development.
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