US Cartridge, 105mm Smoke WP, M60 Series

 

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Description

These are Army, spin stabilized, bursting smoke projectiles fired from howitzers to produce screening smoke, the WP also has a limited incendiary effect.

The projectile is painted light green with a yellow band and light red markings, older manufactured rounds were painted gray with yellow markings.

See Also

PD, M51A5 Mod 3

PD, M508 Series

PD, M557

TSQ, M55A3

Source(s)

Collaborative Ordnance Data Repository

Iraq Ordnance Identification Guide (2004)

Afghanistan Ordnance ID Guide, Volume 1 (2004)

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

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