Artillery Rounds


Artillery Rounds

30x165 mm Rounds RAPIT-C with Armour-Piercing Incendiary Tracer Projectile

NSN: 1305-50-000-0423

30x165 mm Rounds AP with Armour-Piercing Projectile

NSN: 1305-50-001-1899

30x165 mm Rounds AP-T with Armour-Piercing Tracer Projectile

NSN: 1305-50-000-0304


The Rounds are used to defeat air and ground unarmored and light armored targets.The Round with a tracer projectile ensure the flight trajectory visibility and allows fire adjustment.In addition to RAPIT-C higher piercing ability the Round is characterized with incendiary effect behind the armour, which distinguishes it from the know Rounds with AP projectile.

The Rounds are compatible with automatic guns 2A38, 2A42, 2A72, mounted on Infantry Fighting Vehicles BMP-2, BMP-3, BMD-2, BMD-3, BTR-80A; Reconnaissance Vehicle "RIS"; Air-Defence Complex "€žTunguska"€œ; Attack Helicopters Ka-50, Mi-28 .

Caliber, mm 30x165 30x165 30x165
Projectile type Armour-piercing
Incendiary Tracer



Round length, mm from 289.39 to 292.84 from 289.39 to 292.84 from 289.39 to 292.84
Round weight, g 858 approx. 858 approx. 858 approx.
Projectile weight, g 406 approx. 400 approx. 400 approx.
Primer KV-3-1 KV-3-1 KV-3-1
Tracer burning time, s not less than 3 - not less than 3.5
Average muzzle velocity, V0 aver , m/s 970 970 970
Average max Pressure at 15 °C Pmax.aver., Mpa not more than 353.04 not more than 353.04 not more than 353.04
Penetration*, distance, mm at 100 m: 60 mm
at 500 m: 50 mm
at 1000 m: 45 mm
at 1500 m: 40 mm
at 500m: 22 mm
at 1000m: 18 mm
at 1500m: 14 mm
at 500m: 22 mm
at 1000m: 18 mm
at 1500m: 14 mm
Propellant type 6/7 P-5 BPfl 6/7 P-5 BPfl 6/7 P-5 BPfl
Case material Steel (zinc plated) Steel (zinc plated) Steel (zinc plated)
Operational temperature range, °C from minus 50 to 50 from minus 50 to 50 from minus 50 to 50
CLASS OF EXPLOSION HAZARD:                                          1.2C; UN 0328                                              
* Penetration test is provided by firing on 20 mm armour plate, placed at 100 m from the muzzle, at 30° towards the firing line and projectile impact velocity Vimpact=800 ±10 m/s  

18 Rounds in one airtight metal box,

three metal boxes ( 54 pcs. totally ) in a wooden case

Wooden case dimensions, mm 875x398x206
Gross weight, kg 65
Volume, m3 0.072