Airburst Round Extends Lethality Over Wide Range

Credit: Bill Sweetman/AW&ST
​ CTA International, the Nexter /BAE Systems joint venture responsible for the CTA40 gun and its cased, telescoped ammunition, is developing an anti-air airburst round for use against airborne targets. Similar in principle to Rheinmetall’s 35-mm Ahead, the 40-mm airburst round detonates at a...

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