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25mm Frangible APDS-T cartridge

The Frangible APDS-T cartridge provides enhanced lethality and increased survivability for infantry fighting vehicles in air defense. Featuring improved on-target performance and low time of flight, the cartridge provides greater kill capability against maneuvering, multilayered targets such as fighter aircraft and helicopters. This round has a well-proven design and verified production processes (same as M791 APDS-T). Its low time of flight gives it a higher POH/POK than MP, SAPHEI, or HE rounds versus selected targets.

Height (max): 223mm
Weight: 457g
Number Produced: 0
Birth Date: 1993
Muzzle Velocity (nominal): 1330 m/s
Chamber Pressure (typical): 410 MPa
Trace (typical): 2.2 sec
Dispersion (typical): 0.30 x 0.30 mr
Time of Flight (2000m): 1.7 sec



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