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Tear Smoke Shell (Normal)

General Specification

Shell body Aluminum 
Cartridge case Al Cartridge containing .22 cap & propellant charge
Launching method Fired from 38 mm Gas gun
Shelf life     5 Years
Irritant chemical CS in palletized form


Technical Specification

Total length 155 ± 2 mm
Diameter 38.3 ± .2 mm
Charge weight 130 ± 5gms
Total weight 261 ± 5 gms
Delay time 5 ± 1 Sec
Emission time  20 ± 5 Sec
Range 135 ±10 mtrs



  • T S Shells are effective at long distances’.

  • Useful for crowd dispersal & flushing out operations’ when miscreants are hiding in dense under growth or Built up areas.


  • Can be fired accurately.

  • Flat nose to reduce risk of injury.

  • Can be used in all weather conditions.


  • T S Shell should always be fired with an angle to avoid direct hit.


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