US Cartridge, 40mm TP, M813

 

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Description

This fixed cartridge is used for target practice in the Sgt York 40mm gun M247.

The projectile is filled with inert material and simulates the DIVAD combat round (HE M811). A rotating band encircles the projectile near the base where the projectile is assembled into the cartridge case. The projectile is painted blue with white markings. The cartridge case is brass and crimped to the projectile. The cartridge case contains approximately 515 grams of propellant. The base of the case forms an extractor rim and contains a percussion primer.

See Also

Cartridge, 40mm HEI, M811

Source(s)

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