How much does a 105mm round cost?

approximately $400
An 105mm high-explosive round costs approximately $400, while a Hellfire missile can cost up to $100,000, depending on the variant.

How much does a 105mm round weight?

12.7 lbs
105mm C76A1 KE Technical Specifications

Type Classification Cartridge, 105mm, APFSDS-T, C76A1(FP105)
Cartridge Length 36.5 inches (927mm)
Cartridge Weight 12.7 lbs (5.8 kg)
Projectile Weight 18.7 inches (475mm)
Subprojectile Weight 8.0 lbs (3.6 kg)

How much does a 105mm artillery round weight?

firing a shell weighing about 35 pounds. A maximum range of 12,000 yards was desir- able, and the ammunition was to be semi-fixed. Development began in 1920 and the 105mm Howitzer M1 and Car- riage M1 were standardized by OCM 6684 of 5 January 1928.

How much explosive does a 105mm shell have?

The projectile, filled either with 2.1 kg of TNT or Composition B, can be fitted with a wide variety of NATO standard fuzes.

How big is a 105 shell?

4.1 in
The M101A1 fires 105 mm high explosive (HE) semi-fixed ammunition and has a range of 12,330 yards (11,270 m), making it suitable for supporting infantry….M101 howitzer.

M101A1 105 mm towed howitzer
Width 7 ft 3 in (2.21 m)
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Shell 105x372R
Caliber 105 mm (4.1 in)

How big is a 105 mm round?

4.1 inch
The 105×617mm (4.1 inch) also known as 105 × 617 R is a common, NATO-standard, tank gun cartridge used in 105mm guns such as those derived from the Royal Ordnance L7….105×617mmR.

Bullet diameter 105 mm (4.1 in)
Shoulder diameter 129 mm (5.1 in)
Base diameter 137 mm (5.4 in)

What fires the 105MM shell?

The M119 can fire all standard Nato 105mm ammunition including the M1 high explosive rounds, M913 high explosive rocket-assisted shells, M314 illuminating star shell and M60/M60A2 white phosphorous smoke cartridge.

Is the 105mm tank gun still effective against more modern MBTS?

For an ammunition and ballistics expert, the answer is clear. With the greater number of rounds of main gun ammunition stowed in the tank, the far superior accuracy, and the incredible variety of available ammunition, the 105mm Tank Gun is not obsolete.