US Cartridge, 30mm Dummy, M848




Automatic cannon, 30mm, M230. The cartridge is used in drills of the weapon mechanism and to test link/delink functions.

The cartridge is completely inert with modified target practice (TP) projectile and cartridge case. Primer and propellant are replaced with threaded steel bolt attached to the base of the projectile body to maintain same weight and balance as the TP cartridge. The projectile body is steel with an aluminum nose.

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