US Cartridge, 37mm Drill, M5




Drill cartridges are used to train troops in handling ammunition and in loading and unloading weapons. The drill cartridge is entirely inert being assembled from inert components of 37mm Gun M1916 ammunition. The drill round may be identified by holes drilled through the cartridge case and through the projectile to show that both are empty. The projectile is also painted black to show that it is inert.

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TM 9-1904, Ammunition Inspection Guide (1944)