METAMORPHOSIS 155 mm GUN

Indian Ordnance Factories offer a simple solution for towed 155mm gun requirement by upgradation of existing M46 130 mm gun.

Features :
 
Breech block No modifications on 130mm guns. Hence no requirement for troop training. Immediate deployment after upgunning
Obturation Failure of self sealing systems during combat overcome by use of stub cartridge case obturator based on the obturating system of the original 130mm gun
Conversion Lead time Minimal, since no modification of the breech block. No change in travel lock, cradle and recoil system of the 130mm gun
Ammunition All NATO standard 155mm shells and all NATO standard charge systems
Range Diagram :
 
Performance Parameters :
 
RANGE (Max) 39 km
MUZZLE VELOCITY 897 m/s
MASS OF GUN IN FIRING POSITIO 8000 kg
MASS OF GUN IN TRAVELLING POSITION 8700 kg
RECOIL MASS

3390 kg

LENGTH OF GUN IN TRAVELLING POSITION 11900 mm
LENGTH OF GUN IN FIRING POSITION 11300 mm
HEIGHT OF GUN IN TRAVELLING POSITION 2550 mm
RATE OF FIRE 4 rds /min
 
Contact :
Marketing & Export Division
Ordnance Factory Board
Ayudh Bhawan
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
10A, S. K. Bose Road, Kolkata – 700 001, India.

Tel: 0091-33-2248 9027 / 2248 2103 / 2248 5077-80
Fax : 0091-33-2248 1748/2210 8235
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