12.7x108mm Ball
12.7x108mm Tracer
12.7x108mm API
12.7x108mm API-T

12.7x108mm Ball

Heavy machine gun ball cartridge suitable for all 12.7x108mm weapons. It may be offered linked with any trajectory-matched cartridges, such as Tracer, API and API-T, in different configurations.

Normative reference
-
Tip identification
None
Projectile type
Ball
Projectile weight
(g) / (gr)
42 / 648
Velocity at 24m
(m/s) / ( ft/s)
882 / 2893,7
Energy at 24m
(J)
16336
Case
Brass
Service temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 a + 52 / -65 a + 125
Safety temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 a + 71 / -65 a + 160
Barrel twist
TW14 or TW15

12.7x108mm Tracer

Heavy machine gun tracer cartridge, with full luminosity trace up to 1500 m from the muzzle, visible in both day and night. Suitable for all 12.7x108mm weapons, it may be offered linked with any trajectory-matched cartridges, such as Ball, API and API-T, in different configurations.

Normative reference
-
Tip identification
Red
Projectile type
Tracer
Projectile weight
(g) / (gr)
40 / 617
Velocity at 24m
(m/s) / ( ft/s)
* As per reference ammunition
Energy at 24m
(J)
15558
Case
Brass
Service temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +52 / -65 to +125
Safety temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +71 / -65 to +160
Barrel twist
TW14 or TW15

12.7x108mm API

Heavy machine gun armor-piercing incendiary cartridge, used against lightly-armored targets. Suitable for all 12.7x108mm weapons, it may be offered linked with any trajectory-matched cartridges, such as Ball, Tracer and API-T, in different configurations.

Normative reference
-
Tip identification
Aluminium
Projectile type
Armor-Piercing Incendiary
Projectile weight
(g)
42 / 648
Velocity at 24m
(m/s) / ( ft/s)
* As per reference ammunition
Energy at 24m
(J)
16336
Case
Brass
Service temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +52 / -65 to +125
Safety temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +71 / -65 to +160
Barrel twist
TW14 or TW15

12.7x108mm API-T

Heavy machine gun armor-piercing incendiary tracer cartridge, used against lightly-armored targets. Suitable for all 12.7x108mm weapons, it may be offered linked with any trajectory-matched cartridges, such as Ball, Tracer and API, in different configurations.

Normative reference
-
Tip identification
Red and Aluminium
Projectile type
Armor-Piercing Incendiary Tracer
Projectile weight
(g) / (gr)
40 / 617
Velocity at 24m
(m/s) / ( ft/s)
* As per reference ammunition
Energy at 24m
(J)
15558
Case
Brass
Service temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +52 / -65 to +125
Safety temperature
(°C) / (°F)
-54 to +71 / -65 to +160
Barrel twist
TW14 or TW15

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