US Projectile, 3 inch Illumination, Mk 22 Mod 1 - 5

 

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Description

These projectiles are for illuminating targets by a parachute flare. The illuminating projectile is a thin case with a very small expelling charge just behind the fuze and an interior assembly of a star or candle with a parachute.

The over-all color of the projectile is light blue with two white stars.

See Also

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Source(s)

Collaborative Ordnance Data Repository

OP 1664, Volume 1 - US Explosive Ordnance (1947)