40×53 mm Round RHV-HEF High Explosive Fragmentation Grenade

40×53 mm Rounds High Velocity for Automatic Grenade launchers GD/SACO Mk19, HK GMG, SB LAG40, etc.

SKU: RHV-HEF-40x53
Caliber

40×53 mm GL

Munition Type

Fragmentation, High Explosive

Description

RHV-HEF NSN: 1310-50-001-6405

The 40×53 mm Round RHV-HEF is intended to destroy enemy manpower in open terrain and transport means at distance of up to 2200 m.  The fragmentation effect can inflict damage to a greater number of objects/people by the amount of projectiles it creates upon detonation.  The projectiles imbed deep in all objects in the surrounding explosion.

Weapon compatibility:

The rounds are designed to be fired from Automatic Grenade launchers, as follows:

  • GD/SACO Mk19, HK GMG, SB LAG40, and other Automatic Grenade Launchers, compatible with 40×53 mm High velocity Rounds, meeting NATO requirements.
TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS RHV- HEF
Type High Velocity, High-Explosive Fragmentation
Caliber, mm 40 x 53
Round length, mm/in max 112 mm / 4.4 in
Round weight, kg/lbs. max 0.365 kg / 0.8 lbs.
Linked, link type 32-round capacity metal belt, comprised of M16A2 disintegrating links
Grenade  
Type of Grenade High-Explosive Fragmentation
Weight of Grenade, kg/lbs. max 0.255 kg / 0.56 lbs.
Explosive filling type RDX composition
Weight of Explosive Filling, kg/lbs. 0.048 kg / 0.10 lbs.
Propelling Charge not less than 7 m
Primer percussion, FED 215 (or equivalent)
Cartridge case material aluminum alloy
Propellant type NC Single base
Weight of Propellant, kg/oz. 0.004 kg / 0.14 oz.
Fuzee  
Fuzee type AF414 – point detonating, time and super quick, with check action, distant arming and self-destruction
Thread Size 1 15/32″-24UNS-2A
Weight, kg/lbs. max 0.082 kg / 0.18 lbs.
Fuzee safety (Not armed distance), m 18 m
Fuzee armed distance, m 60 m
Self-destruction time, s not less than 25 seconds
BALLISTIC CHARACTERISTICS  
Muzzle velocity, m/s
(measured at 24 m from muzzle)
237±10
Max Firing Range, m 2200 m
Operation Temperature Range, °C/°F from -54°C to 52°C / -65°F to 125°F
DESTRACTIVE CHARACTERISTICS  
Radius of defeat, m 6 m
CLASS OF EXPLOSION HAZARD 1.1Е, UN 0006

 

PACKING
Number of rounds in one metal box, type PA120 32-round loaded belt (links M16A2 type)
Metal box dimensions, mm/in 476 x 162 x 264 mm / 18.7 x 6.3 x 10.3 in
Case weight, kg/lbs. 19 kg / 41.8 lbs.
Case volume, m³ 0.02 m³
Palletizing:  
Number of metal boxes, type PA120, in a flatiron tape-bound wooden pallet 1536 Rounds
(32-round loaded belts)
48 metal boxes
Pallet dimensions, mm/in. 1300 x 1034 x 942 mm / 51.1 x 40.7 x 37.0 in
Pallet weight, kg/lbs. 950 kg / 2094.3 lbs.
Pallet volume, m3: 1.27 m³

 

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