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Posted 17 August 2019 - 0552 AM

It has some bursting charge.


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Posted 17 August 2019 - 0849 AM

It has some bursting charge.

Which is more than 100 gramms of healthy AX-2-X, so not far from 200 gramms of TNT equivalent. So rougthy two RGD-5 grenades for each BR... Yeap, a healthy addition to IED.


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Posted 17 August 2019 - 0951 AM


It has some bursting charge.

Which is more than 100 gramms of healthy AX-2-X, so not far from 200 gramms of TNT equivalent. So rougthy two RGD-5 grenades for each BR... Yeap, a healthy addition to IED.

I believe that it would definitely shatter the base of the shell and propel at least some of the fragments to a lethal velocity, but generally speaking, the bursting charges at the base of AP shells don't actually turn the shell into a grenade. It merely guarantees that the entire shell will be broken apart after perforating some armour, because the base often remains intact even if the nose is shattered by the interaction with the armour. Personally, I doubt that it would have made a noticeable contribution to the power of that IED.
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Posted 17 August 2019 - 1256 PM

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Posted 17 August 2019 - 1358 PM


It has some bursting charge.

Which is more than 100 gramms of healthy AX-2-X, so not far from 200 gramms of TNT equivalent. So rougthy two RGD-5 grenades for each BR... Yeap, a healthy addition to IED.
I believe that it would definitely shatter the base of the shell and propel at least some of the fragments to a lethal velocity, but generally speaking, the bursting charges at the base of AP shells don't actually turn the shell into a grenade. It merely guarantees that the entire shell will be broken apart after perforating some armour, because the base often remains intact even if the nose is shattered by the interaction with the armour. Personally, I doubt that it would have made a noticeable contribution to the power of that IED.
Won't make noticeable, but still will make a change. Esp if properly placed (to ensure correct initiation and fragmentation.
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Posted 17 August 2019 - 2053 PM

Guided 125mm shell with large thermobaric warhead (booster is replaced with larger warhead, limiting range):

Shot_3UBK14F1_with_9M119F1_guided_missil



 


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Posted 17 August 2019 - 2058 PM

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Posted 17 August 2019 - 2102 PM

Another guided projectile, 'Sokol-1':

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