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ARTILLERY AMMUNITION
155mm LU 110
MISSION
The LU 110 artillery shell while especially
fitted for 39 caliber guns takes advantages
of the technical progress derived from the
52 caliber technologies in terms of accuracy,
capability and safety. Compared to the well-
known M110 smoke shell pertaining to the
155mm M107 family, this new product
features an extended range capability (more
than 20%) in 39 caliber gun while having
similar ballistics.
To be able to meet specific requirements, two LU 110 versions are offered:
• 
smoke version,
• 
reduced range version for training.
This shell can also be fired in 45 and 52 caliber gun with a modular charge system (limited to
zone 5).
TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS
M107 profile
Maximum range (km) in 39 caliber gun
22 (+22%)
Secured sealing
STATUS
Qualified.
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