US Cartridge, 105mm TP-T, M490

 

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Description

This cartridge is for use in 105mm gun cannons for training in marksmanship.

The cartridge is similar in external appearance and ballistically similar to HEAT-T cartridge M456 series. The projectile consists of a steel body, an aluminum standoff spike, and a boom and fin assembly with tracer. The cartridge case is filled with loosely packed propellant and is fitted with an electric primer.

See Also

Cartridge, 105mm HEAT-T, M456, M456A1, M456E1

Cartridge, 105mm TP-T, M490A1

Source(s)

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

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