US Cartridge, 81mm Smoke, WP, M370 (T30E9)

 

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Description

This cartridge is used to produce a smoke screen.

The complete round consists of a projectile body with a burster assembly a point detonating fuze, a fin assembly that includes a tion charge, an a percussion primer. The projectile body is of relatively thin-walled steel, and is filled with white phosphorous. The base of the projectile is externally threaded to accept the cartridge housing of the fin assembly. The nose of the projectile is fitted with a steel adapter designed to hold the burster casing, and internally threaded to accept the fuze. The burster casing is a thin-walled steel cylinder press-fitted into the adapter and containing a burster charge of RDX.

See Also

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Source(s)

Collaborative Ordnance Data Repository

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

TM 9-1300-203, Artillery Ammunition (1967)