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The SANDF considers Denel PMPs product lines to be of sovereign importance to its requirements. Besides Denel PMPs full range of small-calibre (5,56 mm to 12,7 mm) and medium-calibre ammunition (20 mm to 35 mm) used on navy vessels, helicopters, fighter aircraft and anti-aircraft cannons, as well as infantry fighting vehicles, Denel PMP also produces high quality percussion caps of all types, as well as links for various small- and medium-calibre rounds.

Denel PMP has completed the development of a family of 30 mm x 173 medium-calibre rounds for use in new generation infantry fighting vehicles, specifically for the Hoefyster project of the SANDF. 


20 x 42mmB Technical Data

The new P.A.W 20mm weapons application is direct or suppressive. Its effectiveness should extend to targets which are under cover.

  • A 20mm High Explosive shell delivered from a shoulder fired weapon.
  • Low Recoil
  • The HEI and SAPHEI shells both have direct action fuzes with muzzle and rain safety features, filled with Hexal P30 which ensures a blast and incendiary effects during detonation
  • Includes 20mm PAW


20 x 82mm Technical Data

  • Low Recoil
  • The HEI, HEI-T and SAPHEI shells both have direct action fuzes with muzzle and rain safety features, filled with Hexal P30, which ensures a blast and incendiary effects during detonation
  • Includes 20mm GA1 Cannon and NTW Anti Materiel Rifle


20 x 139mm Technical Data

  • Self destruct function on HEI, HEI-T types
  • Trajectory concordance exists amongst all types
  • The HEI shells are filled with Hexal P30, which ensures a blast and incendiary effects during detonating
  • Penetrator for Armour Piercing Types consists of Tungsten-Carbide material
  • Application: Includes South African GI2, HS820 and MK693 MOD F2


30 x 113mmB ADEN Technical Data

  • Self destruct function on HEI type
  • Trajectory concordance exists amongst all types
  • Ammunition is supplied linked for left or right hand feed
  • Application: Includes ADEN MK5 Cannon


30 x 113mmB DEFA Technical Data

  • Self destruct function on HEI, HEI-T, SAPHEI types
  • Trajectory concordance exists amongst all types
  • Ammunition is supplied linked for left or right hand feed
  • Application: Includes 30mm DEFA aircraft cannons models 552, 552A, 553 and 554


23 x 152mm Technical Data

  • Self destruct function on HEI type
  • Trajectory concordance exists amongst all types
  • The HEI shells are filled with Hexal P30, which ensures a blast and incendiary effects during detonating
  • Penetrator for Armour Piercing Types consists of Tungsten-Carbide material
  • Application: ZU 23mm cannon


30 x 173mm Technical Data

The 30 x 173mm ammunition is to be used on the Section Variant (SV) and Fire Support Variant (FSV) of the new Infantry Combat Vehicle (ICV) of the SANDF.This ICV is named BADGER and will replace the outdated but combat proven and reliable RATEL.The ammunition was developed to comply to the requirements of the end user in the SANDF.The ammunition has a consistency(dispersion) of ? 0.3 standard deviation in Height and Width to optimise first shot hit probability.

  • Self destruct function on SAPHEI-T type
  • Trajectory concordance exists amongst all types
  • Application: Bushmaster II and South African GI-30 cannons
  • Special Packing and Marking can be negotiated according to customer requirements.


35 x 228mm Technical Data

  • Self destruct function on HEI, HEI-T and SAPHEI types
  • Trajectory concordance exists amongst all types
  • Application: Includes South African M35 Cannons and Oerlikon KDB, KDC, KDF cannons
  • Special Packing and Marking can be negotiated according to customer requirements.
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