B-23A is a mechanical, nose, point-detonating fuze with super quick action.

Fuze B-23A completes 23 x 115 mm HEI rounds for automatic guns AM-23 and GSh-23 mounted on the following aircraft:

 MiG-21, MiG-23, Yak-28, Yak-38 fighter aircraft

 Su-17 strike aircraft

 Tu-22M, M2, M3 and M4 bomber aircraft

 Mi-24VP helicopter


The fuze is safe in storage, handling and operation and ensures the safe and reliable function of the ammunition in all weather conditions.


BASIC Characteristics


PD; Super Quick


by set-back and

rotational forces

Muzzle Safety Distance:

not less than 2 m

Temperature Range for Firing:

-40 to +50C

Temperature Range for Storage:

-40 to +50C

Shelf Life:

15 years



3120 fuzes in one air-tight sealed

metal box packed in a wooden case

with dimensions:

525 x 525 x 720 mm

Gross weight:

147 kg


0.02 m3



Length of Fuze (max):

4 4.74 mm

Visible Length (max):

31.2 mm

Intrusion Length (max):

13.54 mm

External Diameter (max):

20.0 mm

Weight of Fuze:

15 g

Type of Booster:


Weight of Booster:

1 g

Thread Size:

Spec.  M17.96 x 0.75-7h6h


Fuze arming

The fuze ensures arming by set-back and rotational forces within 2 to 20 m.



Upon impact  the fuze provides super quick action.


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