US Cartridge, 90mm TP-T, M353 (T22E1), M353A1 (M353E1), M353A2

 

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Description

This cartridge is used in 90mm guns for training and marksmanship practice.

The projectile is ballistically matched to AP-T Cartridge M318. The body is steel with an integral bourrelet and a gilding metal rotating band. The flat base is fitted with a tracer. An aluminum windshield is threaded to the nose. A percussion primer is fitted in the cartridge base.

M353 does not contain a cartridge case liner.

M353A1 contains TiO2 liner with low temperature melt wax.

M353A2 contains TiO2 liner with high temperature melt wax.

See Also

Cartridge, 90mm AP-T, M318

Source(s)

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

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