US Cartridge, 105mm HEAT-T, M324

 

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Description

HEAT-T cartridge M324 is employed against armored targets.

This cartridge has a projectile consisting of a boattailed steel body fitted with a pre-engraved gilding metal rotating band, two indexing buttons and a steel windshield. The projectile is loaded with 3.06 pounds of Composition B around a conical copper liner. The liner and windshield are held in place by a threaded steel adapter. The projectile base is fitted with a BD fuze which contains an integral tracer. The steel cartridge case, which is crimped to the projectile, contains a propelling charge protected by a rayon and plastic liner and a press fitted percussion primer.

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Source(s)

Collaborative Ordnance Data Repository

TM 9-1300-203, Artillery Ammunition (1967)