US Cartridge, 105mm Dummy, M457




This dummy cartridge is used as a drill round to train tank crews in handling ammunition and loading the 105mm gun cannon.

The cartridge simulates a loaded round of 105mm high explosive plastic ammunition in size, weight, and center of gravity. The projectile is of steel, and is secured to the cartridge case by crimping. A steel weight is assembled to the rear of the projectile and is held in place with a spring pin.

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TM 43-0001-28, Artillery Ammunition (chg 11, 2003)