AMMUNITION 23mm x 115 FOR AIRCRAFT GUN GSh-23L AND GSh-23LU

23x115mm ammunition family representatives the one of most versatile and proliferated  medium-caliber ammunition family. The ammunition is intended for use in weapon systems based on world famous aircraft gun design  GSh-23L. 

Some aerial platforms armed with GSh-23L gun are:

-MiG-21, MiG-31, Su-24M, Tu-22, FBC-1 Flying Cougar, FC-1,Q-5/A-5, K8 Karakorum, G-4 Galeb, Orao

-helicopter gunship Mi-24VP (Mi-35VP) and  Mi-8 family

These rounds are capable of engaging following targets:
  • aerial targets (fixed and rotary wing aircraft, UAVs, cruise missiles, stand-of weapons )
  • wide range of ground targets

 

Basic features:
  • effective range  more than 2000 m
  • high effective explosives ( RDX+Al ), providing for secondary incendiary effect
  • tracers for enabling the visual control of projectile’s flight
  • extremely high flexibility and versality  of tactical use
  • broad range of targets engaged
  • high reliability, according to  long experience in ammunition mass production
  • practice rounds for training purposes
  • low price and  high cost/efficiency  ratio
  • high ammunition capacity of aircraft`s weapon system,  according to low weight and dimension of single ammunition round