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AMMUNITION 40mm x 365 FOR ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUN 40mm L/70 BOFORS

The 40mm ammunition family, intended for use in world famous Bofors L/70 design - based weapon systems,  probably representatives today’s most versatile and leading ammunition type in field od medium calibre ammunition.

 

Tasks usually performed by this ammunition family are engagement of:

 

  • Aerial targets (aircraft,helicopters,UAV’s)
  •  Cruise missiles and stand off weapons
  •  Lightly and medium armoured ground targets
  •  Wide range of sea and ground targets

 

Basic features of Serbian 40mm ammunition family are:

 

  •  Effective range exceeding 4000 m
  •  Modern explosives enabling remarkable terminal efficiency
  •  Possibility of engaging medium armoured ground targets (APC’s and IFV’s)
  •  Employing the self-destruction device for preventing “friendly-fire”
  •  Installing the tracer for visual control of projectile’s flight
  •  Thanks to it’s versatility this ammunition family can be used in other operation scenarios beside anti aircraft duties
  •  Engages targets at higher altitudes prior the launching of their weapons
  •  Possibility of proximity fuzes mounting