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Wood Piercing Shell

General Specification


Shell body Aluminum
Cartridge case Al, cartridge containing .22 cap
Launching method Fired from 38 mm Gas gun
Shelf life 5 Years
Irritant Chemical CS or PAVA or OC

 

Technical Specification

Total length 270 ± 5 mm
Diameter 38.30 ± 2 mm
Charge weight 100 ± 5 gms
Total weight 535 ± 5 gms
Delay time 1.25 ± .5 sec
Range 65 ±  5 mtrs
Emission time 20 ±  5 sec
Irritant Chemical CS or PAVA or OC

 

Utility

  • For flushing out operations of miscreants hiding in barricaded or built up area.

  • Can penetrate through 1" thick timber from a distance of 60-70 meters’.

  • Useful in Anti insurgency / Anti Terrorists operations 

Advantage

  • Can be fired accurately.

  • Shells can be used in all weather conditions.

Note

  • W P Shell may cause serious injury on direct hit.

  • Not to be used in crowd management  / riot control / against persons or crowd. 

     
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