US Cartridge, 20mm HEI, M97A2

 

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Description

The projectile has a hollow body filled with an incendiary composition and a high explosive (called RDX). The base of the projectile has a base cover and the forward end has a point-detonating (PD) fuze.

See Also

PD, M505A3

Source(s)

Collaborative Ordnance Data Repository

TM 43-0001-27, Small Caliber Ammunition (chg 7, 2004)