Serbia’s Yugoimport-SDPR is developing four new 155 mm artillery projectiles to extend the range of its 155 mm/52 calibre NORA series 8×8 self-propelled (SP) artillery system to meet potential home and export customer requirements.
The first of these is the 155 mm/52 M101, which weighs 44 kg including 6.52 kg of the high-explosive (HE) filling. The new projectile uses a locally developed zone 10 modular charge (MC) that enables it to attain a claimed maximum muzzle velocity of 950 m/s and a range of 32,200 m. This is believed to be the first projectile to enter production but Yugoimport has not released a firm date.
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