US Cartridge, 152mm Dummy, M596

 

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Description

This dummy cartridge is used as a drill round to train troops in handling ammunition and loading the 152mm, M81 gun launcher.

This cartridge simulates a loaded round of 152mm ammunition in size, weight, and center of gravity. The cartridge is a one-piece alloy casting with a protective hard anodized coating and has a life expectancy of 75,000 loadings. The material results in negligible wear to the gun tube. The hollowed out base provides a handle for removal of the round after practice loading.

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Source(s)

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