The ER 120mm mortar bomb is an Extended Range ammunition of high explosive type which, providing both fragmentation and blast effects, is used against personnel and material targets.
The ER 120mm HE mortar bomb is compatible with the existing 120mm smoothbore mortars.
GPCC manufactures the Extended Range 120mm mortar bomb under the license of Chartered Ammunition Industries (CAI)
GPCC’s ER 120mm HE Mortar ammunition complies fully with all NATO military specifications and test methods
The 120mm mortar bomb consisting of a steal projectile body filled with high explosive charge (TNT) is well streamlined and has a single plastic obturating ring let into a grooves below the bourrelet. The bomb tail flows into a light alloy tailboom, into the end of which a primary cartridge fits. The 8 incremental charges in cloth-covered split rings fit around the boom above the fins. The Fuze will be of PD 557P1 or similar
Weight: 14,6 Kg Total Length (with fuze): 699 mm
Maximum Range (full charge): 8.000 m Muzzle velocity (full charge): 369 m/s
1 bomb per fiber container 2 fiber containers are put in a wooden box with:
Volume: 0,058 m3 Gross Weight: 46 kg
Packaging secures safe land, sea and air transportation and long term storage. Other packaging configuration are available, to meet specific customer needs.