Mortar Bombs

81 mm ILL 81LD

Mortar Bombs

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.

Weapon compatibility:

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.

TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS
ILL 81LD
Body material Aluminium alloys
Length of fuzed Mortar Bomb, mm 635
Total Weight of Mortar Bomb, kg 4.15
Payload Illuminating pyrotechnical
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
Barrel length 1170
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
Packing
 
  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
Often bought together