US Cartridge, 105mm HEAT, M67




This cartridge is intended for use against armored targets.

The projectile consists of a boattailed steel body fitted with a gilding metal rotating band and a steel windshield. The projectile is loaded with either 3.06 pounds of cast Composition B or 2.94 pounds of cast Pentolite. The Pentolite is cast in two charges: Charge 1, around the conical copper liner, is 2.31 pounds of 50/50 Pentolite; Charge 2, around the fuze, is 0.63 pound of 10/90 Pentolite. The liner and windshield are held in place by a threaded steel adapter. The projectile base is fitted with a BD fuze which may contain an integral tracer. The propelling charge consists of single granulation propellant contained in a cloth bag.

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Collaborative Ordnance Data Repository

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

TM 9-1904, Ammunition Inspection Guide (1944)