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ARTILLERY AMMUNITION
155mm LU 216 ILLUM IR
MISSION
The LU 216 is an illuminating shell belonging
to the 52 caliber shell family.
The payload operates in the infrared
spectrum.
TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Maximum range capability
Compatible with modular charge system up to Z6
Payload delivery range
~ 90% of the maximum ballistic range
Spectrum Bandwidth
0.7µm to 0.9µm
Light intensity
< 2,500 Candela
Duration
> 180 second (nominal burning lime)
STATUS
Under development.
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