120MM KE-W® APFSDS-T

Armor-Piercing, Fin-Stabilized, Discarding Sabot-Tracer

The 120mm Kinetic Energy-Tungsten (KE-W®) cartridge has been developed by General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems to provide state-of-the-art tungsten Armor-Piercing, Fin-Stabilized, Discarding Sabot-Tracer (APFSDS-T) cartridges for 120mm smoothbore cannons.

The General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems 120mm KEW® provides a high-performance alternative to depleted uranium projectiles. Incorporating the very latest in 120mm discarding sabot technology, our 120mm KE-W® has demonstrated excellent dispersion capability and the ability to defeat any currently fielded armor targets.

This APFSDS-T cartridge was safety certified by the U.S. Army in July 1996. It is fully compatible with the M1A1, M1A2, Leopard II MBTs and is currently being offered with a complete logistical support package.