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Liudas32

AGL M383HE

AGL with M383HE rounds can easy to destroy an infantry fighting vehicle or an armored personnel carrier in real life like in the game? I'm sure not. Maximum can cause non-serious damage . The ability to penetrate the armor with M383HE is not more than with 5-millimeter bullet

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Are you saying it does destroy a vehicle in game? I guess it would depend on what vehicle and where you shot it at (roof or side lower hull). The "M383" in SB has some significant explosive power. Any kill would not be from the HE effect, not the KE penetration of the round.

 

 

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I think we have a bug where the M383 is modeled after the M384 with its dual purpose warhead that has up to about 70mm HEAT penetration.

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17 hours ago, Ssnake said:

I think we have a bug where the M383 is modeled after the M384 with its dual purpose warhead that has up to about 70mm HEAT penetration.

Probably You mean the M430 HEDP ? (because the M384 is also an ordinary high-explosive fragmentation grenade) 

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Interestingly I can find no 40mm high velocity "M383" in the Jane's Ammunition Handbook, at all. And you are correct, the M384 is a pure HE round, the M430 would be the dual purpose HEDP with hollow charge warhead. Looks like some fixin' is in order.

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22 minutes ago, Ssnake said:

Interestingly I can find no 40mm high velocity "M383" in the Jane's Ammunition Handbook, at all. And you are correct, the M384 is a pure HE round, the M430 would be the dual purpose HEDP with hollow charge warhead. Looks like some fixin' is in order.

M384 probably a later version similar to the M383   https://www.bevfitchett.us/mk-19-machine-gun-40mm-mk-19/note-ein.html  https://www.globalsecurity.org/military/systems/munitions/m383.htm

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Could part of the fix please either be to make the default round HEDP or provide an initial choice of HEDP or HE or a user defined number of boxes of each?

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