US Projectile, 3 inch AP-T, M79

 

1572-450

Description

The projectile consists of a heat-treated, hardened steel, solid shot which has a cavity in its base to hold the tracer element which is ignited by the propellent charge. The rotating band is of gilding metal, and is approximately 1 inch wide.

See Also

Projectile, 3 inch TP-T, M85

Source(s)

TM 9-1904, Ammunition Inspection Guide (1944)