US Cartridge, 30mm HEDP, M789

 

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Description

These are electrically primed cartridges incorporating either a high-explosive, dual-purpose (HEDP) (M789) or a high-explosive-incendiary (HEI) (M799) projectile. Each projectile incorporates a setback- and centrifugally armed, impact- or impact-inertia-fired, graze-sensitive M759 point-detonating fuze.

The fuze is unpainted with markings stenciled in black or stamped. The M789 projectile is painted black with yellow markings. The M799 projectile is painted yellow with a red band and black markings. Cartridge cases are anodized green with white or black markings.

See Also

PD, M759

Source(s)

Collaborative Ordnance Data Repository

Afghanistan Ordnance ID Guide, Volume 1 (2004)

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