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Tear Smoke Shell Soft Nose – SR (Short Range)



It is plastic version of Tear Smoke Shell and has a soft nose, which provides cushioning effect on impact thereby minimizing chances of serious injury when hits directly. The plastic body starts melting with emission of smoke, and does not allow throw - back on law enforcing agencies

Technical Specification

Fired from                         38 mm Gas Gun & Multi Shell Launcher
Irritant Chemical CS
Smoke emission time       20 ± 5 Sec
Shell Body                          Plastic
Range                                  50 + 10 mtrs
Shelf life                             Operational - 03 Years
For training purpose – 04 years
(Total life – 07 years)



  • T S Shell Soft Nose (SR) is effective for short range engagements.

  • Useful at close ranges for law enforcement purposes.


  • Plastic body and soft nose provides cushioning effect on impact thereby minimizing the chance of serious injury on direct hit.

  • Can be used in all weather conditions.

  • Easy to carry.


  •  Tear smoke shell soft nose (SR) should be fired with an angle of about 450 to avoid direct hit.

  • Not to be used in closed space.

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