US Cartridge, 60mm Smoke WP, M722A1

 

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Description

This cartridge is fired in the 60mm M224 mortar in the Lightweight Company System and is used for spotting purposes.

The complete round consists of a projectile body, a point detonating/delay fuze, a burster charge, a fin assembly, four increments of propellant charge, an ignition cartridge and obturating ring. The body is filled with White Phosphorus.

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Source(s)

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