US Cartridge, 60mm Practice, M769

 

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Description

This cartridge is a full range practice round, for use in the 60mm M224 mortar in the Lightweight Company System.

The complete round consists of a hollow projectile body with vent tube and four vent holes, a PD practice fuze, a fin assembly, four increments of propellant charge, an ignition cartridge and obturating ring. The cartridge is similar in appearance to M720 and M720A1 HE cartridges.

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Source(s)

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