US Cartridge, 106mm HEP-T, M346A1

 

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Description

This cartridge is intended for use against armored targets and is also effective against personnel and light materiel.

The projectile is a thin-walled steel cylinder with a short ogive and flat base. There are two indexing buttons, spaced 180° apart on the forward bourrelet. A pre-engraved rotating band encircles the projectile just forward of the base. The base is fitted with a base-detonating fuze with integral tracer. The projectile body is loaded with 7.72 pounds of Composition A3. The perforated steel cartridge case, crimped to the projectile contains a propelling charge in a rayon and plastic liner. A percussion primer is press fitted to the base.

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Source(s)

Collaborative Ordnance Data Repository

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