120mm M908 HE-OR-T Ammunition



ATK’s M908 HE-OR-T, a high-explosive, obstacle-reduction ammunition with tracer, is one of the eight rounds in our line of 120mm conventional tank ammunition, which is the most advanced such ammunition in the world.

All rounds are fully compatible with 120mm smooth-bore weapons on M1A1 and M1A2 Abrams main battle tanks and the Leopard 2 main battle tanks with L44 and L55 smooth-bore cannons. The 120mm training ammunition designs provide low-cost, live-fire training to the tank crew.

The M908 round was developed to destroy obstacles and barriers (concrete, rock, dragon’s teeth, etc.) that are set up to stop tanks. The round is a modification of the M830A1 (commonly known as the MPAT) where the front fuze is replaced with a steel nose. This provides penetration into the obstacle before detonation.

The M908 has demonstrated performance better than the 165mm M123A1 HEP.

Characteristics:

Cartridge
  • Length
982mm
  • Weight
22.3 kg
  • Propellant type
19 Perf Hex JA2
  • Propellant weight
7.1 kg
Projectile
  • Type
Tactical
  • Weight
11.4 kg
  • Muzzle velocity
1400 m/s
Large Caliber Ammunition - 120mm Tank Ammunition
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