PRODUCTION

152 mm ILLUMINATING ROUND WITH I-152-VMZ ILLUMINATING PROJECTILE

It is designed for sudden illumination of separate targets and areas occupied by the enemy, during combat at night or under reduced visibility. The rounds are also used for illumination of objects which are attacked by tanks or motorized infantry, for line-of-march indication, or as light reference points and signalling means.


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Technical data

Type of charge full reduced
Weight of projectile, kg 41,950 41,950
Weight of charge, kg 16,360 12,010
Luminous intensity, cd >1 000 000 >1 000 000
Rate of descent, m/s 7,5…9,5 7,5…9,5
Burning time, s >50 >50
Muzzle velocity, m/s 652 509
Max. range, m 16720 12820
Safe operational temperature range, ºС -40…50 -40…50

Packing

Dimensions, mm 835х488х280 835х488х280
1 round per case
Gross weight, kg 80 75