81 mm Illuminating Mortar Bombs ILL 81LD
ILL 81LD: NSN 1315-50-001-3281
The 81 mm Illuminating Mortar Bomb ILL 81LD is intended for artificial illumination of the target area for the purposes of reconnaissance, firing, supporting the fire of anti-tank means and for execution of other tactical actions on the battlefield.
The payload of the bomb is a movable illuminating system consisting of a parachute system and an illuminating flare.
After the ejection of the illuminating system over the target, flare descent is smooth and slow due to the parachute system, and its spiral motion provides maximum illuminating effect during the whole time of flare burning.
81 mm Mortars of NATO Standard – M81MA, M1, M29A1, M29, L16 A1/A2, M8-522, M081-61C, Tampella, ECIA IN, M8 Hirtenberger, etc.
When firing with Mortar M29 do not fire over Charge 5.
When firing with Mortar M1 do not fire over Charge 4.
The Mortar Bombs can be fuzed with MTSQ DM 93 or AF612.
Do not fire the ILL 81LD with Ignition Cartridge only.
|Body material||Aluminium alloys|
|Length of fuzed Mortar Bomb, mm||635|
|Total Weight of Mortar Bomb, kg||4.15|
composition with parachute
|Illumination power, cd||950 000|
|Average flare burning time, s||40|
|Fuze||MTSQ DM 93-2 (Mechanical Time
Super Quick) or AF612 (Pyrotechnic
Time Super Quick)
|BALLISTIC DATA||ILL 81LD|
|Maximum Pressure, bar (piezo)||950|
|Maximum Range, m||5480|
|Maximum Muzzle Velocity, m/s||312|
|Full variable Propellant Charge||from 1 to 6|
|CLASS OF EXPLOSION HAZARD:||1.2G; UN 0171|
|One fuzed Mortar Bomb with 6 pcs.
Increment Charges is packed
in a Container; 6 pcs. Containers
are arranged in a wooden case.
|Wooden case dimensions, mm||745 x 325 x 261|
|Wooden case weight, kg||50|
|Wooden case volume, m3||0.063|