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ARTILLERY AMMUNITION
PDM 728
MECHANICAL POINT DETONATING FUZE FOR IM ARTILLERY
SHELLS
MISSION
The fuze is based on a new design of
mechanical fuze for 155mm 52 caliber guns
combining a high level of reliability and
safety. This fuze meets the IM (Insensitive
Munitions) requirements according to
STANAG 4439 while being compliant with the
STANAG 4187.
It can be operated in Super Quick or Delay
modes.
This fuze is also available for conventional
artillery 52 caliber rounds in two versions:
PDM 727 (Super Quick & delay modes), PDM 729 (Super Quick mode).
TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Compatible with all NATO Standard in-service 105mm and 155mm 52 caliber ammunition
IM Fuze (STANAG 4439)
Total length
150mm
Fuze mass
< 600g
Safety and non-armed distance
> 200m
Arming distance
< 500m
STATUS
Under qualification.
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