Rounds for 2A28 Gun mounted on BMP-1

RHEAT-15MA2

Rounds for 2A28 Gun mounted on BMP-1

73 mm Round RHEAT-15MA2 with Anti-Tank Grenade GHEAT-9MA2

 

Main Features:

The Round RHEAT-15MA2 is designed for destroying tanks, self-propelled guns and other armoured vehicles. It can be used for destroying enemy manpower in hasty field, shelters and brick-wall fortifications.

Used with 2A28 Gun mounted on BMP-1, the round is characterized with high accuracy, low dispersion and huge destructive power.

CONSTRUCTION

The Round RHEAT-15MA2 consists of High-Explosive Anti-Tank Grenade GHEAT-9MA2 and Propellant Charge CP-151.

The Grenade GHEAT-9MA2 consists of High-Explosive Anti-Tank warhead with Piezoelectric Fuze AF74 and Sustainer Motor SM-91.

TACTICAL-TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS RHEAT-15MA
Caliber, mm 73
Armour penetration, mm 300
Maximum range, m 1 300
Direct firing range, m 800
Weight of the round, kg 3.495
Weight of the grenade, kg 2.615
Muzzle velocity, m/s 400
Operational temperature range, °C from minus 40 to 50
Fuze Piezoelectric AF74
PACKING:
  • 6 Rounds are packed in a wooden case as follows:
  • 6 propellant charges are packed in two plastic containers (3 pcs. per plastic container).
Wooden case:
Dimensions, mm                             1 065x525x305   
Weight, kg                                            50
Volume, m3                                                   0.17
CLASS OF EXPLOSION HAZARD:  1.1F, UN 0292