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120mm M1028 Canister

120mm M1028 Canister

Canister Cartridge

The 120mm M1028 Canister Cartridge was developed for close-in defense of tanks against massed assaulting infantry attack and to break up infantry concentrations, between a range of 200-500 meters, by discharging large numbers of tungsten balls from the main cannon.

Devastating Anti-Personnel Lethality for the Abrams Tank

Advantages
  • Anti-personnel capability for the Abrams tank
  • Discharges massive blast of fragments at muzzle exit
  • Devastating lethality against assaulting infantry and RPG ambushes
120mm M1028 Technical Specifications

Length

780 mm (30.7”)

Weight

22.9 kg (50.5 lb.)

Propellant type

Double Base

Chamber pressure

5600 bars (81.2 k psi)

Type

Tactical

Length

317.5 mm (12.5”)

Weight

11.0 kg (24.3 lb.)

Muzzle Velocity

1410 m/s (4626 ft/sec)

Range

500 m

 

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