US Projectile, 3 inch Practice, M42B2

 

1572-454

Description

This round was designed for practice in AA fire, setting of the fuze, etc.

The M42B2 Shell Body has an open base which is closed when a large steel base plug is screwed into place. In all other respects except for painting it is the same as the M42 Shell Body. It is painted blue with white stencil.

See Also

Projectile, 3 inch HE, M42

Source(s)

TM 9-1904, Ammunition Inspection Guide (1944)