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|1. (WO2018166866) MUNITION AND LOGISTICS CONCEPT FOR, IN PARTICULAR, ARTILLERY PROJECTILES|
|Applicants:||RHEINMETALL WAFFE MUNITION GMBH
|Title:||MUNITION AND LOGISTICS CONCEPT FOR, IN PARTICULAR, ARTILLERY PROJECTILES|
The invention proposes the use of a uniform projectile casing (1) which is utilized for projectiles (40-45) with different ranges. A projectile (40, 42, 44) of relatively short range can in this case be optimized with regard to payload, whereas a projectile (41, 43, 45) with the relatively long range is subjected to a range optimization, with a reduction in payload. The payload of a projectile (41, 43, 45) of relatively long range is generally lower in relation to a projectile (40, 42, 44) with relatively short range. The artillery projectiles (40-45) have a projectile casing (1) of equal size for the projectiles of different range. That is to say, to create an artillery projectile (40, 42, 44), for example 155 mm, a uniform payload-optimized 30 km projectile casing (1) is used, from which 40 km projectiles (41, 43, 45) can be generated (produced, assembled) by means of a reduction in payload. The range is selected and defined by means of mutually different projectile bases (11, 21). The artillery projectile is composed of multiple modular parts which are assembled in order to create the artillery projectile.