US Cartridge, 90mm HEAT, M348A1 (T108E46)

 

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Description

These are percussion primed cartridges containing fin stabilized, high explosive antitank (HEAT) projectiles. Each projectile incorporates a setback armed, M509A1 point initiating base detonating (PIBD) fuze which has a piezoelectric (Lucky) crystal in the point initiating element.

The projectile body is painted olive drab with yellow or black stenciled markings. The windshield is unpainted. The tail boom assembly is coated with clear lacquer (M348) or anodized black (M348A1). The cartridge case is unpainted. The cartridge case markings, lot number, year of manufacture, caliber, and designation, are stamped into the cartridge case base.

See Also

Cartridge, 90mm HEAT, M348 (T108E40)

PIBD, M509A1

Source(s)

Collaborative Ordnance Data Repository

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

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