30MM x 173 GAU-8/A

PGU-13/B HEI - PGU-14/B API - PGU-15/B TP

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems’ 30mm GAU-8/A ammunition was the most effective ammunition used in Operation Desert Storm. Performance has been proven against all targets, including tanks, armored and light vehicles.

The 30mm x 173 family has been used in the GAU-8/A Gatling Gun, the Goalkeeper CIWS, and the Bushmaster II. Derivatives of the 30mm x 173 GAU 8/A family are developed and qualified by General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems for use in the 30mm Mauser Model F Gun Systems.

Not only combat effective, but cost effective, the PGU-15/B is the lowest cost target practice cartridge of this caliber in the world.

TP round is ballistically matched to the API and HEI and provides for cost-effective training for Goalkeeper and other 30mm x 173 cartridges.

PGU-13/B - High Explosive Incendiary (HEI): Provides fragmentation and incendiary effects for use against personnel, trucks, ammunition storage, and many other targets.

PGU-14/B - Armor Piercing Incendiary (API): The high density penetrator provides excellent armor penetration capability and after-armor effects against tanks and armored personnel carriers.

PGU-15/B - Target Practice (TP): A ballistically matched, low cost TP cartridge for use in training, weapons testing, and aircraft systems checkout