US Projectile, 3 inch HE, M42

 

1572-448

Description

The projectile is of 1 piece steel construction and has the same length and contour as the Mk IX combined with its adapter. The nose is threaded to receive the M20 Booster. The radius of ogive, rotating band, and base plate are also identical to that of the Mk IX HE Shell. The filler is 0.86 pound of TNT.

See Also

Booster, M20, M20A1, M20A2

Projectile, 3 inch HE, Mk 9

Source(s)

TM 9-1904, Ammunition Inspection Guide (1944)