US Cartridge, 60mm Illumination, M767

 

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Description

This cartridge is an infrared illumination round for the 60mm M224 mortar and is used with Night Vision Devices (NVD’s) to reduce friendly force’s exposure to the enemy.

This cartridge has a mechanical time superquick fuze with an expulsion charge, a candle/parachute assembly, a four increment propelling charge, and an ignition cartridge. The round provides infrared illumination for about 40 seconds.

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Source(s)

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