US Cartridge, 75mm HEP-T, M349

 

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Description

This cartridge is designed for use against armored targets light materiel and personnel.

The complete round consists of a thin steel projectile with an internally threaded base, assembled to a perforated steel cartridge case. The projectile contains a filler of 2.55 pounds of Composition A3 and employs a base detonating fuze. The cartridge case contains a propelling charge of single perforated propellant, and an igniter charge, both of which are sealed in a double rayon/plastic liner, a percussion primer is positioned in the base of the cartridge case.

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Source(s)

Collaborative Ordnance Data Repository

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