Mecar has developed a new family of 90mm ammunition for the CMI MK8 weapon system.

The M690A1 APFSDS-T round is able to defeat more than 300 mm of RHA at 2 kms, and provides 105mm like performance the 90mm weapon system.

The M691A2 HEP-T round is able to defeat bunkers, walls, light armour vehicles and infantry targets.

The M690A1 and the M691A2 rounds, together with the associated training rounds, have been extensively tested by the US Army.

More than 11,000 rounds have been fired, at Aberdeen and Yuma Proving Grounds, and the complete family of ammunition was safety certified, by the US Army, in 2002.