US Cartridge, 40mm Crowd Dispersal, M1029

 

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Description

Cartridge, 40mm: Crowd Dispersal, M1029 (CDC) is used to incapacitate personnel without any penetrations to the individual’s body. It is used for riot control, policing, and peace keeping situations. The 40mm M203 Grenade Launcher is the only weapon that is authorized to be used to fire the M1029.

The 40mm Crowd Dispersal Cartridge (CDC) is an aluminum cartridge of similar proportions to standard 40mm illuminant cartridges, but with no separate cartridge case. A fiberboard sleeve and plastic cover contain the internal non-lethal payload which consists of 48 black hard rubber 48-caliber balls.

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Source(s)

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