155 mm M4A2 Propelling Charge

155 mm M4A2 propelling charge, zones 3 to 7. To be used in M114, M109 series, M198, FH70, FH77 howitzers. It is compound by single base powder GSB 124 multi-perforated (M1 reference). One base cloth bag and four different cloth bags to provide five firing zones. It has an initiation charge type CBI and a flame reducer on bags 3.

Main technical parameters
Caliber (mm): 155
Projectile type: M 107 zone 3
Propelling charge type: M4A2 (white bag)

Main ballistic parameters
Max. firing range, (m): 14 800
Muzzle velocity, (m/s): Max. 565
Max. pressure, (bar): Max. 2 207
Loading Separate

Main technical parameters
Weight, (kg): 6 100
Length (mm): 533.4
Diameter: 152
Powder type: GSB 124 Multiperforated
Primer: MK2A4 or M82 depending
Operating temperature: From – 53 to +63 °C
Packing of propelling charge: Type (In a metal/plastic container M13A1) (or substitute) a charge and a primer
Quantity on a palette: 12 metal/plastic containers
Dimensions, (mm): 1 000 x 800 x 805
Volume, (m3): 0.644
Weight, (kg): 235

Note: The manufacturer can change the packing