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TECHNICAL MANUAL

ARMY AMMUNITION DATA SHEETS
SMALL CALIBER AMMUNITION
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ARMY AMMUNITION DATA SHEETS
SMALL CALIBER AMMUNITION
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REPORTING OF ERRORS AND RECOMMENDING IMPROVEMENTS

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improve the procedures, please let us know. Mail your DA Form 2028
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CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION
l-l. Purpose .............................................................................................. l-l
1-2. Scope .................................................................................................. 1-l
1-3. Key to Abbreviations and Symbols .................................................. 1-l
1-4. Metric Conversion Chart.. ................................................................ l-2

CHAPTER 2. SHOTGUN CARTRIDGES
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Cartridge, 10 Gage, Shotgun, Blank .. . .. ... .. . .. ... .. .. . . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. . . .. .. .. .. ... .. . .. ... . -:j
2’
Cartridge, 12 Gage, Shotgun, No. 00.: . .. .. . .. .. .. .. .. . .. . . ... .. . ... .. . .. .. . .. .. ... .. .. .. . ... 2-7
Cartridge, 12 Gage, Shotgun, No. 00. Ml62 . .. .. .. . . ... .. . .. .. .. . .. . ... .. .. .. ... . .. .. .. . 2-9
Cartridge, 12 G;lge, Shotgun, No. Ml!) . .. .. .. . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. . . .. .. . .... . .. .. .. . ... .. ... .. .. 2-11
Cartridge, 12 Gage, Shotgun, No. M2:57 . . ... . .. .. . .. .. .. ... . . .. .. .. . ... .. .. . .. ... .. . ... .. . 2-l::
Cartridge, 12 Gage, Shotgun, No. M274 .. .. .. .. . .. .. .. .. .. .. . . .. ... .. . .. ... . . ... .. .. .. ... . 11-15

CHAPTER 3. CALIBER .22 CARTRIDGES
Cartridge, Caliber .22, Ball, Long Rifle.. ................................................... S-3
Cartridge, Caliber .22, Ball, Long Rifle, M24.. .......................................... 3-5
Cartridge, Caliber .22, Ball, Hornet, MG5.. ............................................... s-7
Cartridge, Caliber .22, Tracer, Long Rifle, M8Gl ..................................... Z-9

CHAPTER 4. CALIBER .30 CARBINE CARTRIDGES
Cartridge, Caliber .30, Carbine, Ball, Ml.. ................................................ 4-3
Cartridge, Caliber .30, Carbine, Grenade, MG .......................................... 4-5
Cartridge, Dummy, Caliber .30, Carbine, Ml3 ......................................... 4-7
Cartridge, Caliber .30, Carbine, Ball, High Pressure Test .. Ml8 ............. 4-I)
Cartridge, Caliber .30, Carbine, Tracer, M27. ........................................... 4-11

:Y’his mum.11 supersedes TM 43-0001-27. 29 June 1981, including all changes.

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CHAPTER 5. CALIBER.30 RIFLE AND MACHINE GUN CARTRIDGES ,
Cartridge, Caliber .30, Ball, High Pressure Test, Ml.. ............................. 5-8
Cartridge, Caliber .30, Tracer, Ml ............................................................. 5-5
Cartridge, Caliber .30, Armor Piercing, M2.. ......... . ................................. 5-7
Cartridge, Caliber .30, Ball, M2.. ............................................................... 5-9
Cartridge, Caliber .30, Grenade, M3 ......................................................... 5-11
Cartridge, Caliber .30, Armor Piercing Incendiary, Ml4 ......................... 5-13
Cartridge, Caliber .30, Ball, Frangible, M22.. ........................................... 5-15
Cartridge, Caliber -30, Tracer, M25.. ......................................................... 5-17
Cartridge, Dummy, Caliber .30, M40.. ....................................................... 5-19
Cartridge, Caliber .30, Ball, Match, M72 .................................................. 5-21
Cartridge, Caliber .30, Blank, Ml909.. ...................................................... s-2:3

CHAPTER 6. CALIBER .32 CARTRIDGES
Cartridge, Caliber .32, Ball ...................... ............... .............. ..................... 6-3

CHAPTER 7. CALIBER .38 CARTRIDGES
Cartridge, Caliber .38, Ball ..................................... ................................... 7-3
Cartridge, Caliber .38, Ball, Special, M41 ................................................. 7-5
Cartridge, Caliber .38, Wad Cutter ..... .. . . ... . .. .. .. .. . .. .. .. .. . .. .. .. .. . .. . .. . .. .. . . .. .. . .. . 7-7

CHAPTER 8. CALIBER .45 CARTRIDGES
Cartridge, Caliber .45, Wad Cutter.. .......................................................... 8-3
Cartridge, Caliber .45, Ball, High Pressure Test, Ml.. ............................. 8-5
Cartridge, Caliber .45, Blank, M9 .............................................................. 8-7
Cartridge, Caliber .45, Tracer, M26.. ......................................................... 8-9
Cartridge, Caliber .45, Line Throwing, M32.. ........................................... 8-11
Cartridge, Caliber .45, Ball, Ml911 ........................................................... 8-13
Cartridge, Caliber .45, Ball, Match, Ml911 .............................................. 8-15
Cartridge, Dummy, Caliher .45. Ml921.. ................................................... H-li

CHAPTER 9. CALIBER .50 CARTRIDGES
Cartridge, Caliber -50, Ball, High Pressure Test, Ml.. ................. .: .......... 9-3
Cartridge, Caliber .50, Blank, Ml.. ............................................................ 9-5
Cartridge, Caliber .50, Incendiary, Ml ...................................................... 9-7
Cartridge, Caliber .50, Tracer, Ml ............................................................. 9-t)
Cartridge, Caliber .50, Blank, MlAl ......................................................... 9-11
Cartridge, Caliber .50, Ball, M2.. ............................................................... 9-13
Cartridge, Caliber .50, Ball, Armor Piercing, M2.. ................................... 9-15
Cartridge, Dummy, Caliber 50, M2.. ......................................................... 9-17
Cartridge, Caliber .50, Ball, Armor Piercing Incendiary, M8.. ................. 9-19
Cartridge, Caliber .50, Tracer, MlO.. ......................................................... 9-21
Cartridge, Caliber .50, Tracer, Ml7.. ......................................................... 923
Cartridge, Caliber .50, Ball, Armor Piercing Incendiuly-Tracer, M20 .... 9-‘25
Cartridge, Caliber 50, Incendiary, M2.3 .................................................... 9-27
Cartridge, Caliber .50, Ball, M33.. ............................................................. 9-29
Cartridge, Caliber .50, Ball, Spotter-Tracer, M48Al ................................ 9-31
Cartridge, Caliber .50, Ball, Spotter-Tracer, M48A2 ................................ 9-33
Cartridge, Caliber -50, Ball, Plastic Practice, M858.. ............................... 9-35
Cartridge, Caliber .50, Tracer, Plastic Practice, M860.. ........................... 9-37
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CHAPTER 9. CALIBER 50 CARTRIDGES - Continued
Cartridge, Caliber 50, Saboted Light Armor Penetrator (SLAP).
M903 .. .. .. . . .. .. .. .. ... .. . .. .. ... .. .. .. .. . ... .. .. ... .. . .. ... .. ... .. ... .. .. ... . ... . .. ... . .. .. .. . .. . .. .. Y-39
Cartridge, Caliber 50, Saboted Light Armor Penetrator-Tracei
(SLAP-T), M962 . .. ... .. ... . ... .. .. ... ... .. .. ... .. ... . .. ... .. .. .. .. . ... .. .. . .. .. .. .. .. . .. .. .. . .. 9-41
Cartridge, Caliber .50, Ball, Practice, T249E2 . .. ... .. ... .. ... .. . .. . . .. .. .. . .. .. . .. . . .. 9-43
Cartridge, Caliber .50, Ball, High Pressure Test, T251 . ... . ... .. . .. .. .. . .. ...*... 9-45

CHAPTER 10. 5.56MM CARTRIDGES
Cartridge, 5.56mm, Ball, M193.. ................................................................ 10-3
Cartridge, 556mm, Grenade, Ml95.. ........................................................ 10-5
Cartridge, 5.56mm, Tracer, Ml96 ............................................................. 10-7
Cartridge, 5.56mm, High Pressure Test, Ml97 ........................................ 10-9
Cartridge? Dummy, 5.56mm, Ml99 ........................................................... 10-11
Cartridge, 5.56mm, Blank, M200 .............................................................. lo-1:j
Cartridge, Dummy, 5.56mm, M232 ........................................................... 10-15
Cartridge, 5.56mm, Blank, M755 .............................................................. 10-17
Cartridge, 5.56mm, Ball, M855.. ................................................................ 10-19
Cartridge, 5.56mm, Tracer, M856 ............................................................. 10-21
Cartridge, 5.56mm, Plastic, Practice, M862 ............................................. lo-23

CHAPTER 11. 7.62MM CARTRIDGES
Cartridge, 7.62mm, Ball, M59.. .................................................................. 11-3
Cartridge, 7.62mm, High Pressure Test, M60 .......................................... 11-5
Cartridge, 7.62mm, Armor Piercing, M61 ................................................ 11-7
Cartridge, 7.62mm, Tracer, M62 ............................................................... 11-9
Cartridge, 7.62mm, Tracer, M62 (Overhead Fire Mission). ..................... 11-11
Cartridge, Dummy, 7.62mm, M63 ............................................................. 11-13
Cartridge, 7.62mm, Grenade, M64 ............................................................ 11-15
Cartridge, 7.62mm, Ball, MSO.. .................................................................. 11-17
Cartridge, 7.62mm, Ball, M80 (Overhead Fire Application). ................... 11-19
Cartridge, 7.62mm, Blank, M82 ................................................................ 11-21
Cartridge, 7.62mm, Ball, Special, M118.. ................................... .I.. ........... 11-23
Cartridge, 7.62nnq Frangible, Ml60 ........................................................ 11-25
Cartridge, Dummy, 7.62mm, Ml72 ........................................................... 11-27
Cartridge, 7.62mm, Dim Tracer, M276 ..................................................... 11-29
Cartridge, 7.62mm, Match, M852.. ............................................................ 11-31

CHAPTER 12. 9MM CARTRIDGES
Cartridge, 9mm, Ball .................................................................................. 12-3
Cartridge, 9mm, Ball, NATO, M882.. ........................................................ 12-5
Cartridge, 9mm, High Pressure Test, M905.. ........................................... 12-7

CHAPTER 13. 14.5MM CARTRIDGES
Cartridge, 14.5mm, Trainer-Spotter, M181Al.......................,.................. 1~
Cartridge, 14.5mnq Trainer-Spotter, M182Al...........,.............................. 13-5
Cartridge, 14.5mm, Trainer-Spotter, M183Al.......................................... 13-7

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CHAPTER 14. 20MM CARTRIDGES
Cartridge, Dummy, 20mm, M51A2.. .......................................................... 14-3
Cartridge, 20mm, Armor Piercing Incendiary-Tracer, M52El ................ 14-5
Cartridge, 20mm, Armor Piercing Incendiary, M53 ................................. 14-7
Cartridge, 20mm, Ball, High Pressure Test, M54Al ................................ 14-9
Cartridge, 2Omm, Target Practice. M55A2.. ............................................. 14-11
Cartridge, 20mm, High Explosive Incendiary, M5GA3/M5GA4 ................ 14-13
Cartridge, 20mm, Armor Piercing-Tracer, M95 ........................................ 14-15
Cartridge, 20mm, Incendiary, M9G ............................................................ 14-17
Cartridge, 2Omm, High Explosive Incendiary, M97A2.. ........................... 14-19
Cartridge, 20mm, Target Practice, M99Al ............................................... 14-21
Cartridge! BOmm, Target Practice, M204 .................................................. 14-23
Cartridge, 20mm, Target Practice-Tracer, M2OliAl ................................. 14-25
Cartridge, 20111111, High Explosive Incendiary, M210.. .............................. 14-27
Cartridge, 2Omm, Target Practice-Tracer, M220 ...................................... 14-29
Cartridge, 20mm, High Explosive Incendiary-Tracer, M242/M242Al .... 14-31
Cartridge, 2Omm, High Explosive Incendiary-Tracer, Self-Destroying,
M24WM246Al ................................................................................... 14-33
Cartridge, Dummy, 2Omm, XM254 ............................................................ 14-36
Cartridge, 2Omm. High Explosive Incendiary-Tracer, Mu1599Fuze
Point-Detonating Self-Destroying M694 ......................................... 14-;37
Cartridge, 2Omm, Armor Piercing Incendiary-Tracer, M601.. ................. 14-w
Cartridge, 2Omm, Multipurpose Trace Self-Destroying, M940 ............... 14-41

CHAPTER 15. 25MM CARTRIDGES
Cartridge, 25111111, Armor Piercing Discarding Sabot-Tracer, M791 . .. . .. .. 15-3
Cartridge, 25mm, High Explosive Incendiniy-Tracer, M792 With
Fuze Point-Detonating Self-Destroying M758 .. . .. . .. .. .. . ... . .. . .. . . ... .. .. . 15-5
Cartridge, 25mm, Target Practice-Tracer, M793 . .. .. . .. .. .. . ..*...................... 15-7
Cartridge, 25mm, Dummy, M794 ,................,............................................ 15-9
Cartridge, 26.4mm, Decoy, M839 .. .. .. . . .. . ... . .. .. . .. . . .. ... ... . .. .. .. .. . .. . .. .. . . .. . .. .. .. .. . 15-11
Cartridge, 25111111, Target Practice Discarding Sahot-l’iirget, M910........ 15-13
Cartridge, 25mm, Armor Piercing Fin Stabilized Discarding Sahot-
Tracer, M919 . . ... . .. . .. .. .. .. .. .. . .. .. .. .. .. . ... . . . ... . .. . .. . .. . . .. .. .. .. . .. .. . . . .. .. .. .. .. . . .. .. 15.15

CHAPTER 16. 30MM CARTRIDGES
Cartridge, 30111111, Target Practice, M788 .................................................. 16-3
Cartridge, 3Omm. High Explosive Dual Purpose, M78!J .......................... 16-6
Cartridge, 3Omm, Dummy, h1848 .............................................................. 16-7
Cartridge, 30111111, Test, M883 .................................................................... 16-I)

CHAPTER 17. POINT-DETONATING FUZES
Fuze, Point-Detonating: M505A3 ............................................................. 17-8
Fuze, Point-Detonating, Self-Destroying: M758 ...................................... 17-5
Fuze, Point-Detonating: M759 (XM714E6) ............................................. 17-7

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r CHAPTER 18. ACCESSORIES
General. .. .. .. . . ... .. .. .. .. .. . .. .. . ... .. .. .. . ... . .. .. ,.. . ,. . ,. ,. ... .. .. .. . .. .. .. ,. .. ,. . ,. .. .. . ,. .. .. , .. .. .,. .. , 18-1
Accessories for Cartridges, Caliber 50 .,...,,. ,.,...........,,..,......,.,.....,...,..... ,., 18-3
Accessories for Cartridges, 5.56mm ........ .............. .................................... 18-5
Accessories for Cartridges, 7.62mm . ... . ... ... . ... ,..... . .. .. .. ,.. . .. .. . . ,.. .. . .. ,. .. . . ,. . ... 18-7
Accessories for Cartridges, 20mm ............................................................. 18-F)
Accessories for Cartridges, 25mm ................................................... .......... 18-13
Accessories for Cartridges, 30mm ........ ... . ... .. . ... . .. .. .. ... . ... . . . ... .. .. . .. .. . . .. . . ... . 18-15
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CHAPTER 1
INTRODUCTION

l-l. PURPOSE e. Numerical values, such as weights,
dimensions, candlepower, etc., are nominal val-
This manual is a reference handbook pub- ues, escept when specified as maximum or mini-
lished as an aid in planning, training, familiari- mum. Actual items may vary slightly from
zation and identification of small arms ammuni- these values, Allowable limits can be obti~incd
tion, ranging from 22 caliber through 30 frnxn the drawings indicated in the data sheets.
millimeter and shotgun ammunition from .410
to 10 gage. This is the Federal Supply Class
1305. Operating instructions are contained in
the appropriate weapons manuals.
l-3. ~~B;~s ABBREVIATIONS AND

l-2. SCOPE

ror each item of materiei, there are
8. --
1

A . . . .._...__.. ____ ._ Al-my
illustrations and descriptions together with char- AF ----------------- Air Force
acteristics and related data. Included in the band --------- ---- -- bandoleer
related data are weights, dimensions, perform- belt ---- ---- ----__-- linked ammo (cloth or metal)
ance data, shipping and storage data, type classi- bx .---.------------- box
fication, and logistics control code (LCC). Refer cal- --------_----__-- caliber
to SC 1305/30-IL for weight, dimensions and cm------------------ centimeter(s)
cube of packing boxes for small arms ammuni- comni ------------- coinmerical
tion. ctg _________.____
___cartridge
ctn _____
____________
cartoll
b. Information concerning supply, operu- DODIC ----------- Department of Defense
tion, and maintenance of the items will be Identification Code
found in the publications referenced for those DODAC ---------- Department of Defense
items. A complete listing of these publications Ammunition Code
is maintained in DA Pam 310 series indexes. .______foot/feet
f-t _. . . __. . . ___
fed ?-MJP
fp$____*____________ 1-u1 cPmlvl
r.d* Y_UVI.I
c. Within this manual, items with the fol- 6.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . gram(s)
lowing type classifications are included: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . grain(s)
&A___.
.___.
___
___ General Services Administra-
(1) Standard (STD) tion
H ------------------- Height
(2) Contingency (CON) in. ---------------__- inch(es)
L -------------------- Length
(3) Limited Procurement (LP) m------------------- meter(s)
nma- ,________
l,lul _______nfi...+ R~II;~;,. D ,.,... :- . . . . . . . c
II&CCL Y‘U‘IJLIC I\cI,cI‘IcIIIr,IL
(4) Reclassified obsolete (OBS) for reg- __ Marine Corps
MC __.___.________
ular Army use, but used by National Guard or inilliineter(s~
Ill,,1 _________.______
Reserve Units. MPa ______________. Mega Pascal
meters per second
,llPS ________________
(5) Reclassified .OBS for all Army metal box
llltl bx _____________
use, but used by Marine Corps, Air Force or mtl lnd bx ------- metal lined box
Navy. N ------------------- Navy
NATO -----------_- North Atlantic Treaty
(6) Reclassified OBS, no users, but Organization
U.S. stocks remain. SCG _______________Storage Compatibility Group
psi_ __________ _______ pounds per square inch
d. Items with the following type classifi- W ------------------- Width
cation are not included: Reclassified OBS for wdn bx _--___-_____wooden box
all US. use. No U.S. stocks remain. (Foreign wrbnd bx --------- wirebound bos
use or stock may remain.) yd _--____---__ ----__ yard(s)

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1-4. METRIC CONVERSION CHART TEMPERATURE

When You Multiply
Symbol Know Subtract by To Find Symbol
For approximate conversions to/from met-
ric measures see table l-l. “F Fahrenheit 32 0.55 Celsius “C

Approximate Conversions from hlrtrit. Mensuws

Table l-l. Metric Conversion Chart

Approximate Cowelsious to Metric Measures LENGTH

mni niillinieters 0.04 inches in.
When You Multiply cm centinieters 0.4 inches in.
Symbol KWJW BY To Find Sytllbol +n meters 3.3 feet l-t
n1 meters 1.1 Yards yd
km kilometers 0.G miles mi
LENGTH

in. inches 2.5 centimeters cm AREA
n feet 30 centimeters Cl11

yd .WdS 0.9 meters square cent i- 0.16 square iwhes ins
mi miles 1.G kilonleters Lll meters
square meters 1.2 Yc~llarc ymls Jd”
square kilo- 0.4 squnrc miles ini2
AREA meters
hectares 2.5 SCX!S
square inches 6.5 square centimeters cm2 ( 10,000 111”)
square feet 0.09 square meters 111’1
square yards 0.8 square meters 119
square miles 2.6 square kilometers km WEIGIIT
acres 0.4 hectares ha
g grains 0.035 ounces 07.

. ..__^___ kg kilograms 2.2 pounds lb
WI!_dtiH’I’ t tonnes (1000 kg) 1.1 short tons

OX ounces 28 grams g
lb pounds 0.45 kilograms kg VOLUME
short tons 0.9 tonnes t
(2000 lb) Ill I milliliters 0.03 fluid ounct~ l-ioz
I Iiters 2.1 pints rt
I liters 1.06 qllill’t.’ w
VOLUME I liters 0.2G gnllon* @l
111:: cubic meters 35 cubic ftu~l l-t:
bP +.easpoons 5 iuilliliters 1111 1.3 cubic .~;II*& yd-
111:; cubic meters
TOP tablespoons 15 milliliters Ill I
n oz fluid ounces 30 milliliters Ill I

c c,up 0.24 lit0B.C
..“_.I !

Pt pints 0.47 liters I
q+ quart5 0.95 liters I When You Multiply Add
gal gallons 3.8 liters I Syml,ol Icllow b ‘1’0Find Symbol
ft:’ cubic feet 0.03 cubic meters nl:’
ydyd” cubic yards 0.76 cubic meters rn.’ “C Celsius 1.8 32 I~lhrenhri+ “F

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CHAPTER 2

SHOTGUN CARTRIDGES

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, CARTft’DCE, AiO, SHOTcam, 1NO.M35

I 2.69 IN.

1- (68.3-MM) - I

U
AR 5886

mpe Classification: Explosive:
Type ______________________________
NA
Weiuht
. . _‘~..W___________________
111_____NLA,
OBS - MSR 11756003.
Incendiary:
Type ______________________________
NA
Weight ___________________________
NA
Propellant:
Rifle/Shotgun, Caliber .22/.410 Bore, Survi- Type ________________
________-____ Smokeless powder
val, M6. The cartridge is intended for use in sur- Weight_ ____________________
______ 7 gr
vival weapons against small game.
Performance:
Description:
Chamber pressure ------------- 13,000 psi
The cartridge case is all aluminum, and is Velocity _________ _______960 fps, 3 ft from
____________
loaded with smokeless powder and No. 6 copper- nxzz!e
coated lead shot.
Shipping and Storage Data:
Tabulated Data:
Quantity-distance class/
DCDAC ____________________________
1305_AO55 SCG ___________
______________
em___
1.4s
UN0 serial number ----------- 0012 Storage co& _____________________
Class V
UN0 proper shipping DOT shipping class ------------ C
name_____~~~_____~~~~~~~~_----~~-
Cartridges for DOT designation --------------- SMALL ARMS
weapons, inert AMMUNITION
projectile Drawing number --------------- 7553403
Weight _____________
____
_____
_______430 gr
hn@h _____________
_-_______- (68.3 mm)
______2.69 in. References
-_-_-_
Tracer_______________
~~~~~~~_~----~-
NA
Primer ______________
_______________
Percussion
Fuze ____
_____________
----_------ NA SB 700-20
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. CARTRIDGE, 10 GAGE, SHOTGUN, BLANK

0 BLANK

5667

____._______________-- in. 2.88 (73.2 mm)
Type Classification:
k22 ________________________------NA
Primer .__________-_---_-_----------
Percussion
STD - OTCM 36524. Puze .____________
_____________
------ NA
Explosive:
Use: Type________________________-----_NA
Weight_____________________-----_ NA
This is an optional use item for reveille and Incendiary:
retreat salutes, and is fired in the 3-inch gun, Type________________________---___NA
75mm gun, 75mm howitzer, or 105mm howitzer. Weight___________________________ NA
Propellant:
Description: Type________________________--____Black powder
Weight______________________-____ 8 g

The cartridge is similar to standard shotgun
cartridges but it contains no lead shot. It has a Performance:
paper cartridge case. The forward closing disc
is marked ??B~ii.!! Chamberpressure ._..___...~~.NA
Velocity _________.______________-__-
NA
Function:
Shipping and StoraPe Data:
The cartridge is designed to produce a noise
when initiated. It is used as a salute item in Quantity-distance class/
large caliber weapons. The blank is inserted SCC ___________________________-__
1.4s
either in a prepared cartridge case or in a Storage co& _______________--___-
Class V
breech block of the weapon being used. DOT shipping class ------------ C
DOT designation --------------- SMALL ARMS
Tabulated Data: AMMUNITION
Drawing number --------------- 10524632
DODAC _________-----_______-------
1305-A010
UN0 serial number ----------- 0014
UN0 proper shipping
References:
name _________
-____________
_--_-_- Cartridges for
weapons, blank SB 700-20
Weight ______________________-------
290 gr TM 9-1300-206

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, CARTRIDGE, 12 GAGE, SHOTGUN, NO. 00

I

ARROti
KLEANWRE
/

Wpe Classification: Explosive:
Type-- _____________ _____NA
---____I__
\iC'eig~t_~__________~~~~~~~~~~_____
NA
STD - OTCM 36841. Incendiary:
T pe~~~____________~~~~~~~~~~~____NA

FJ eight____________------___-_____
NA

Rropellant:
Military issue shotgun, 2-3/4 inch chamber. Type~~~~~_~________---~~~~~~~~~~~~Sn~okeless pow&r
The cartridge is intended for guard and combat Weight____________------_________ MBR

use.
Performance:
Description:
Chamber pressure ------------- 11,000 psi
The cartridge case is paper, and is loaded Velocity ---------------------------- li$3s, 3 ft from
with smokeless powder and No. 00 commercial
shot.
Shipping and Storage Data:
Tabulated Data:
Qua&ity-distance class/
DOD)& ______________
--_____ 1305-AOIl
_______ _--____________---------------
1.4s
UN0 serial number ----------- 0012 Storage code ______.
-__--__--I-___Class V
UN0 proper shipping DOT shipping class ------------ C
name_______________~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Cartridges for DOT designation --------------- SMALL ARMS
weapons, inert AMMUNITION
projectile Drawing number --------------- 7553929
Weight _______________I____-________
791 gr
~~$$_-‘-*‘-_-~ -------------2.53
in. (64.3 mm) References:
________________-_____-------_
NA
Primer _______________
.--~~~~~~~~~~~
Percussion
Fuse _______________ NA
_________________ SB 700-20
TM 9-1005-303-14
TM 9-1300-206

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CARTRIDGE, 12 GAGE, SHOTGUN, NO. 00, Ml62

Type Classification: Length ____________
_________________2.53 in, (64.3 mm)
Tracer__- __________
_________________NA
primer ______________
_______________
percussion
LP - OTCM 38036.
F&e _______________
_________________NA
Explosive:
Type___________________________:___
NA
Weight___________________________ NA
Military issue shotgun, 2-3/4 inch chamber. Incendiary:
The cartridge is intended for guard and combat Type______________________________NA
use. Weight_____________-_____________ NA
Propellant:
Description: Type_________~--~~~__________---~~Smokeless powder
Weig_ht__~~~~~______~-~~~~_~______MBR

The cartridge case is all plastic, and is
loaded with smokeless powder and No. 00 com- Performance:
mercial shot.
Chamber pressure ------------- 11,000 psi
Tabulated Data: Velocity --_-_______------___-------_
1325 fps, 3 ft from
muzzle
DODA(-J
____________________________
1305_AO11
UN0 serial number ----------- 0012 Shipping and Storage Data:
UN0 proper shipping
name_____________________________
Cartridges for Q;Fzty-distance class/
weapons, inert -____________________--
_______1.4s
projectile Storage co& _____________________
Class V
Weight _____________________________
0.736 gr

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TM 43-0001-27

DOT shipping class ------------, C References:
DOT designation --------------- SMALL ARMS
AMMUNITION SB 700-20
Drawing number --------------- 10522423 TM 9-1005-303-14
TM 9-1300-206
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, 12 GAGE, SHOTGUN, NO. Ml9

CASE v POd
WAD
LUBRICATED WADS
I
OVERPOWDER
WAD

ltrpe Ciassification: Len&h _____________________________
2.515 in. (63.9
mm)
Tracer _______
______________ NA
_________
STD - OTCM 36841. P~il~~er -_____.__________ ______Percussion
______
Fuze -____ _________ NA
__________________
Explosive:
Type--.___________________________NA
Military issue shotgun, 2-3/4 inch chamber, Weight___________________________ NA
The cartridge is intended for guard and combat Incendiary:
use. Type--- _______________
____________ NA
Weight___________________________ NA
Description: Propellant:
Type______________________________Snl&&ss powder

The cartridge case is all brass, and is loaded Weight_____________________._____ 26 gr

with smokeless powder and No. 00 commercial
shot. Performance:

Tabulated Data: Chamber pressure ------------- 11,000 psi
Velocity
_________ ______-__ ,I125 fps, 3 ft from
________
I305.AOII
D(-jj)AC_____________________.______ muzzle
UN0 serial number ----------- 0012
UN0 proper shipping Shipping and Storage Data:
name __________
-___________
-- _____Cartridges for
weapons, inert Quantity-distance class/
projectile SCC _________________
______
_______1.4s
Weight _____________________________
930 gr Storage co& _____________________ Class V

2-11
TM 43-0001-27

DOT shipping class ------------ , C References:
DOT designation --------------- SMALL ARMS
AMMUNITION SB 700-20
Drawing number --------------- 7640981 TM 9-1005-303-14
TM 9-1300-206

2-12
TM 43-OOOl-2i

*CARTRIDGE,12 GAGE, SHOTGUN, NO. M257

0 0
0

Wpe Classification: Length _______ in.
____________._________2.515
G3.9 mmi
Tracer ______________________________
NA
Terminated - MSR 08752013. Primer ___________
________
_----_____Percussion
Puze _______________________________
_ NA
Explosive:
Type _________________________
_____ NA
Military issue shotgun, 20-inch full choke bar- Weight___ _____
______
___________
__ NA
rel. The cartridge is intended for guard duty Incendiary:
and for riot control weapons. Type _____________________
_________NA
Weight________________
___________ NA
Description: Propellant:
Type___ ____________
______________
_ Smokeless powder
The cartridge case is plastic, and is loaded Weight____________
_____
________
__ MBR
with smokeless powder and No. 4 hard lead anti-
mony pellets. Performance: ’

Tabulated Data: Chamber pressure ------------- 11,000 psi
Velocity ____________________________
1335 fps, 3 ft from
I305&)II
DO&?&_______________________----- muzzle
UN0 serial number ----------- 0012
UN0 proper shipping Shipping and Storage Data:
name ____________
____________
_--__ Cartridges for
weapons, inert Q;$ty-distance class/
projectile ___-_________---_____-----~---
1.4s
Storage co& _______
_____
_-_______Class V

2-13
TM 43-0001-27

ncvv . .
Phln~.~n dose0 ----------
___________= PfPB.P”nnP.
Y” L ollrypsrg CIU P,G,FL &,IbbU.
DOT d.&gnation ARMS
____ _________ __ &ALL
AMMUNITION SB 700-20
Drawing number --------------- 10542446 TM 9-1005-303-14
TM 9-1300-206

2-14
TM 43-0001-27

_ __- _
CAKlKllJtilL, 1Z CIAGL, SHOTGUN, i@iO. MZ74
-1-m-v--m -- -_:. --

0.886IN.
(22.5-MM)

*np Plnccifirntinn* Wpiphf _____________________________7411 PP
J,_.. VII”Y..._..~.“... ..--e--- * *” 3’
(64.2 mm)
_____________________________ 2.53 In.
2% -__-_____.____________________
NA
OBS - MSR 11756003. Primer ___-____ ---__--___-Percussion
__________
Puze -____
-____________
_---____--____NA
Explosive:
Type___-__________________________
NA
Military issue, riot-type shotgun, 20-inch bar- Weight~-~~__~-~~___.~~____~~____.
NA
rel cylinder bore. The cartridge is intended for Incendiary:
use against small game and for riot control Type____-_________________________
E+
UlPZannnE
.V-..r”**Y’ xx,_:-l_L
~~,g~~-~~___~~~~___~~~_.__~~_____
i\N
Propellant:
Description: Type________________._____________
Smokeless pow&r
Weight______________--____--_____
MBR

The cartridge case may be paper or plastic,
and is loaded with smokeless powder and No. 4 Performance:
hard chilled shot.
__ ^__
Chamber pressure ------------- 11,uuupsi
Tabulated Data: velocity ________-_____________-----_
1255 fps, 3 ft fro111
muzzle
1305_4011
D(-jDAC________________________--__
UN0 serial number ----------- 0012 Shipping and Storape Data:
UN0 proper shipping
name ______
-_____
~~~~___~~~~__-~~~
Cartridges for Quantity-distance class/
weapons, inert _____1.4s
SCG _________________________
projectile Storage co& ________--___________
Class V

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TM 43-0001-27

DOT shipping class ------------ C References:
DOT designation --------------: SMALL ARMS
AMMUNITION SB 700-20
Drawing number --------------- 10542495 TM 9-1005-303-14
TM 9-1300-206

--

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'I'M43-0001-27

CHAPTER 3

CALIBER .22 CARTRIDGES

3-1
TM 43-0001-27

0.46 IN.
1.00 IN.
(25.40~MM)

Type Classification: Explosive:
_______________ NA
Type -____________
Wpiuht-__________,,,,..,.,,,,==. >JA
In&Z&y:
Type __________________________
__ NA
Weight- __________
_--____- ____ NA
Propellant:
Subcaliber Rifle M2Al; Winchester Models Type -__________ __________ zgRk&ss
_______ powder
52 and 75; Remington Models M40X and 513T; Weight ----_____--_______I.______
Machine Gun Trainers M3 and M4. The car-
tridge is intended for marksmanship practice Performance:
and match use.
Chamber pressure ------------ 24,000 psi
Description: . Velocity- ________ _____ 1100 fps, 15 ft from
_____________
EYXZ!~
BALL Cartridge. The cartridge is grade
ma= Shipping and Storage Data:
Tabulated Data: Q;pzt.y-distance class/
__---________-________________
1.4s
_____1305AO66
DODAC______________________ _ Class V
Storage code ___._--____________
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 DOT shipping class ----------- C
UN0 proper shipping DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
name___-_-______________________
Cartridges for
AMMUNITION
weapons, inert pro- Drawing number -------------- 7553931
jectile
Weight ___________________________
_ 52 p
ien@h_____ ______ _____ 1 in.
____________ .c- mm)
(25.4 References
Tracer ____
-_________ _--_ NA
_---_______
Primer ____________
_______________
_ Percussion SB 700-20
(Rimfirej TM 9-1005-206-14P/4
Fuse _____
______________ NA
____________ TM 9-1005-226-14
TM O-1300-206

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TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER .22, BALL, LONG RIFLE, M24

i&5893

Type Classification: Explosive:
Type ____________________________
NA
Weight_______________________.__
NA
‘OBS - MSR 11756003.
Incendiary:
Type ____________________________
NA
Weight_____-_____-___________.__
NA
Propellant:
Subcaliber Rifle M2Al; Caliber .22 Rifle; Type _-__________________----_---
Smokeless pow&r
Remington Models 40X and M513T; Steven’s Weight~~~~~~~~~~_~~~~__~~~______
2.5 gr
Model 416-2; Winchester Models 52 and 75; Projectile:
Machine Gun Trainers M3 and M4; pistols for Weight~~~~_~~~~~_~~~~~_~~~~___~~
40.5 gr
gallery practice and training purposes. The car-
tridge is intended for use against small game Performance:
for survival purposes.
Chamber pressure ------------ 24,000 psi
Description: Velocity _~~~~~I~~~~~~~~~~~~~______r
1185 fps, 15 ft from
muzzle
BALL Cartridge.
m?@ng and Storage Data:
Tabulated Data:
Q;F;ity-distance class/
DGDAC ________-___________L_______
1305AO86 ___---___--____-_-___________
1.4s
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 Storage code ____________________
Class V
UN0 proper shipping DOT shipping class ----------- C
name_________.__________________
Cartridges for DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
weapons, inert pro- AMMUNITION
jectile Drawing number -------------- 7640995
Weight _____________________________
53 g
_____________________________
1 in. (25.4 mm) References:
it22 ________________.______-_____
NA
P~mer____________________________Percussion
SB 700-20
(Rimfire) TM 9-1005-206-14P/4
Pure _________________
________
______NA
TM 9-1005-226-14
TM 9-1300-206

3-5
'I'RI
43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER .22, BALL, HORNET, M65

0.51IN.
1.723 IN.
t+----- ~(13&MM)--+1
(43.7-MM) ,-----+

U
AR 5894

. fipe Classification: In+ce&iary :
___________
_________________
NA
Weight__________________________
NA
OBS - MSR 11756003.
Propellant:
Type ______________________---___
Smokeless pow&r
Weight____________________._____
12.6 gr

Caliber .22 Survival Weapons, M4 and M6.
The cartridge is intended for use against small Performance:
game.
Chamber pressure ------------ 43,000 psi
Description: Velocity-______--_____---_____-____
2750 fps, 15 ft fro111
IllUZZle
BALL Cartridge.
Shipping and Storage Data:
-.
Tabulated Data:
Quantity-distance class/
DODAC ________________
--- ____
--__ 1305A066 SCG _c_____________________
______1.4s
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 Storage code ____________________
Class V
UN0 proper shipping DOT shipping class ----------- C
name ________________.
-._____--__ Cartridges for DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
weapons, inert pro- AMMUNITION
jectile Drawing number -------------- 7563664
Weight ____________-___I___________
103 gr
_________________
________-__ 1.723 in. (43.7 mm)
_________________________----
References:
kz: NA
Primer _________-__________________
Percussion
Fuze _____
______________________
---- NA SB 700-20
Explosive: TM 9-1005206-14P/4
TM 9-1005-226-14
Type __________-_______----------
NA
TM 9-1300-206
Weight _______________--_--______
NA

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TM 43-0001-27

CARTFDGE, CALIBER .22, TRACER, LONG RIFLE, MS61

1Ype Classification: UN0 proper shipping
na~ne~~~__~--~~-~~__~~
____
_______Cartridges for

STD - DA Letter. weapons, inert pro-
jectile
Weight _____._______________________
48 gr
1 in. (25.4 mm)
_______________-_________--_
$2 __________________________.__
NA
Rifle M16Al when adapted with the M261 Primer _-_--_---_.--____-----------Percussion
Conversion Kit. The M861 cartridge, when (Rimfire)
fired from the rim-fired adapter M16Al Rifle Fuse ____ -________._
_____________.__NA
mounted on the Brewster Device, will increase Explosive:
the training proficiency in scaled range tank Type ____________________________
NA
gunnery exercise by providing a visual display Weight_--_--________--__________ NA
for tracking purposes. Incendiary:
Type ______.__-______-____--_____
NA
Description: Weight_~~_~-___~_~__-~~__.______ NA
Propellant:
Type _.____._____________________
Snlol;eless powder
TRACER Cartridge. The cartridge M861,
Weight_-__--___~____-~-~_~~_____ 2.5 gr
.22mLong Rifle, rimfire with tracer is a
commercially produced item, manufactured by
Dynamit - Nobel AG. The M861 is designed to Performance:
be fired in the Ml6Al rifle when adapted with
the M261 Conversion Kit. It can be fired in the Chamber pressure ------------ 24,000 psi
automatic or semi-automatic modes. The Velocity ----------_---_.- --__--___-990.75 fps, 302 m/s
tracer (red) is visible between 27 and 192 feet
in daylight to allow the gunner to observe and Shipping and Storage Data:
sense the impact of the tracer with normal
vision and sighting devices when fired on the
scaled range. The M861 is identified by a red Q;$ty-distance class/
~~~~~~~_~~__~~~~~_~~~~~~~~~~~
1.4s
painted tip. Storage co& -----_-----_----__-Class V
DOT shipping class ----------- C
Tabulated Data: DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
AMMUNITION
_--__.---_13()5&)9()
D()DA(-J___-_____________ Drawing number -------------- 9343015
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012

3-9
TM 43-0001-27

CHAPTER 4

CALIBER .30 CARBINE CARTRIDGES

-

4-l
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER 20, CARBINE, BALL, Ml
SLUG

JACKET

l

:R8897
Type Classification: Weight ___________
_____
_____
_____NA
Incendiary:
Type ___________________
_______
__ NA
OBS - MSR 11756003. Weight ______
_______________
_____NA
Propellant:
Type __________
_______
____
_______
WC 820
Weight____________ 13 g!
______________
Caliber .30, Carbine, Ml, M2 or M3. The car- Projectile:
tridge is intended for use against personnel and rveight ________
_____
________
.____111 gr
unarmored targets.
Performance:
Description:
Chamber pressure ------------ 40,000 psi
BALL Cartridge. The cartridge is identified Velocity --------------------------- lmJ6lfq 53 ft from
by theck of bullet tip color code painting.

Tabulated Data: Shipping and Storage Data:
DOJ-)AC _________
me____
____________ 1305__4181 Quantity-distance class/
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 SCC ________
___.._______.________
1.4s
UN0 proper shipping Storage co& ____________________
Class V
na*ne__________-_______-___--__--
Cartridges for DOT shipping class ----------- C
weapons, inert pro- DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
jectile AMMUNITION
Weight ______________________--__--
196 gr Drawing number -------------- 6200954
Leneth ___________-__--___---------
1.68 in. (42.7 mm)
TraEer___________---_________------
NA References:
Primer _____
________ $cussion
_______________
Fuze _________I_____________________ SB 700-20
Ex losive: TM 9-1300-206
Tpype ______________________------
NA

4-3
‘l’h.143-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, CALIIlIZR JO, CARRINK, GRENADE, IV16

me Classification: Explosive:
'J'ype ____________________________
NA
~Vei~ht_~__~__~__~~_.~~_~__-~_~__NA
OBS - MSR 11756003.
Incendiary:
Type _________________________.__
NA
Wejgl~t_______.__________________NA
Propellant:
Caliber .30, Curbine, Ml or M2. The car- Type _________.___________.-_____
IMR 480:) i\lld
tridge is currently used as a blank cartridge. hlad~ powder
The cartridge provides pressure to project gre- Weight _________
______
__.________
.21 gr
nades by using a grenade projection adapter.
Perfimnance:
- _... __-___ -
Description:
-- -- Chamber pressure ------------ NA
Velocity _____._____________________
145 fps, 5 ft fro111
GRENADE Cartridge. The cartridge identi- muzzle of projectile
fied l$%&-%se-petal (rosette-crimp! closure of grenade
the cartridge case mouth.

Tahula ted Dn tn:
__.___- Quantity-distance class/
SCG ._______-____________-~---_--
1.4s
DODAC_______ _e____________
13X)-G837
m_____
Storage code _-__----__---------- Class V
UN0 serial number ---------- 0014 DOT shitminr elms ----------- C
UN0 proper shipping DOT des‘i~x<t’ion -------------- SMALL ARMS
~~~*~~e_________________________-__
Cartridges for AMMUNITION
weapons, blank Drawing number -------------- 6181079
Weight ____________________________
103 gr
Length I________*__________--_-----
1.68 in. (42.7 mm) References:
__-- --
Tracrl _________________-*__________
NA
Primer --_________________I________
p$cussion
SB 700-20
p Fuze _____________-__--__-----------
TM 9-1300-206

4-5
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, DUMMY, CALIBER .30, CARBINE, Ml3

:R 5899

Type Classification: Tracer-_------- ____________________
NA
primer _-----_________
_______
______
NA
Fuze NA
OBS - MSR 11756003. --__------_____--_____I____----_

Explosive:
Type ___---______________________
NA
Weight~----~~~~~~--~~~~~~~~_~~~~
NA
Incendiary:
Caliber .30, Carbine, Ml or M2. The car- Type ___--____________-______--__
NA
tridge is completely inert and is used for prac- Weight~---~~~~~~~~~~~~~~___~~~~_
NA
tice in loading weapons, for simulated firing to Propellant:
detect flinching of personnel when firing, and Type ___l.l-l____-._______-___-._
NA
for inspecting and testing the mechanisms of Weight_~~~~~~____~~_._______~___
NA
the weapon.
Performance:
Description:
Chamber pressure ------------ NA
Velocity--~~~~~~~~_-~---______-____
NA
DUMMY Cartridge. The cartridge is identi-
fied by two holes in the cartridge case and the
absence of the primer. Shipping and Storage Data:

Q;yJity-distance class/
Tabulated Data: _____________________________
NA
Storage co& ------_______-____NA

1305_A136
D()DA(&-- _-_____________________ DOT shipping class ----------- NA
UN0 serial number ---------- 0339 DOT designation -------------- NONEXPLOSIVE
UN0 proper shipping AMMUNITION
name ______
______________
____
____Cartridges for Drawing number -------------- 6177513
weapons, inert pro-
jectile References:
Weight ____________________________
177 gr
Le~~gth~~____~~~-~~_~________~-~___
1.68 in. (42.7 mm) SB 700-20
TM 9-1300-206

4-7
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER .30, CARBINE, BALL, HIGH PRESSURE TEST, Ml8

$2 2.00IN.
(50.6-MM)

*pe Classification: Explosive:
Type ____-_______________--______
NA
Weight__________________________
NA
STD - OTCM 36841.
Incendiary:
Type __._________________________
NA
Weight__________________________
NA
Propellant:
Caliber .30, Carbine, Ml and M2. The car- Type ____________________________
HPC 5
tridge is used for proof firing of caliber .30 car- Weight_~___________~~~~~~~~_~___
14 gr
bine weapons during manufacture, test, or
repair. Performance:
Description: Chamber pressure ------------ 47,500 psi
Velocity-_____________----_________
NA
BALL Cartridge. The cartridge is identified
by thennic-stained (silvered) cartridge case. Shipping and Storage Data:
Tabulated Data: Quantity-distance class/
SCC -_______________-____________
1.4s
DODAC ___________-I-_.____-------1305-A185 Storage co& ________--~~~~~~____
Class V
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 DOT shipping class ----------- C
UN0 proper shipping DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
name__--________________________
Cartridges for AMMUNITION
weapons, inert pro- Drawing number -------------- 6176267
jectile
Weight -I_______________--_--------
243 gr References:
____---__I
______
------__-___2 in. (50.6 mm)
kz ____________________----_____
NA
Primer __________________
-_-_______ Percussion SB 700-20
Fuse ____________________
-__________NA TM 9-1300-206

4-9
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER .30, CARBINE, TRACER, M27

SUBIGNITER COMPOSITION
TRACER COMPOSITION

IGNtTER
COMPOSITlON

0.89 IN.
b
(22.4.MM)

!R 5901

Type Classitication: UN0 proper shipping
name._ -__---_-----_____ -__--__. Cartridges for
weapons, inert pro-
OBS - MSR 11756003. jectile
Weight *-------------.------------- 191 gr
_--__----------------------- 1.66 in. (42.7 mm)
NA
.*--------------------------~ Percussion
Caliber .30, Carbine, Ml and M2. -----------------_------------. NA
Explosive:
Type ____________________________ it
Description:
Weight --------------------------
Incendiary:
TRACER Cartridge. The cartridge is identi- Type ____________________________ &
fiedb@ii%-ange bullet tip. Weight ___.---_----.-------------
Propellant:
Type _____.______________________ 73cDa20

Function: Weight --------------------------

In flight, the bullet exhibits a visible trace of Performance:
full luminosity from a point not greater than
100 yards from the muzzle of the weapon to a Chamber pressure ------------ 40,000 psi
point not less than 400 yards from the muzzle. Velocity ----------------------.---- 1300 fps, 53 ft fronl
muzzle
Tabulated Data: Shipping and Storage Data:
DODAC --------------------------- 1305-A183 Quantity-distance class/
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 SCG __----_---------------------- 1.4s
Storage code -__-----_-_---_----- Class V

4-11
TM 43-0001-27

DOT shipping class ----------- C References:
DOT designation -------------I SMALL ARMS
AMMUNITION SB 700-20
Drawing number -------------- 76409309 TM 9-1300-206

4-12
TM 43-0001-27

CHAPTER 5

CALIBER .30 RIFLE AND MACHINE GUN CARTRIDGES

5-1
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER .30, BALL, HIGH PRESSURE TEST, Ml

SLiJG JACKET

Qpe Classification: Explosive:
Type __________._________-_-_____
NA
Weight_--________----_-_________
NA
STD - OTCM 37119.
Incendiary:
Type ____________________________
NA
Weight_---~~--~~_~--~~--~_______
NA
Propellant:
All caliber .30 weapons except carbines. The Type _________
____
_______________
IMR 4198
cartridge is used to proof test caliber .30 rifles Weight__-_______________________
52 gr
and machine guns during manufacture, test, or
repair. Performance:
Description: Chamber pressure ------------ 67,500 psi
Velocity~~~~~~~~___--~~~~~~~~~~____
NA
BALL Cartridge. The cartridge is identified
by stannic-stained (silvered) cartridge case. Shipping and Storage Data:
Tabulated Data: Q;F;ity-distance class/
-________---______-----------
1.4s
~(-J~AC~~~~~~~__~
_________________
13()5_A237 Storage co& -~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---~~
Class V
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 DOT ShiDDing class ----------- C
UN0 proper shipping DOT designa’iion SMALL ARMS
name ________________
________
____Cartridges for AMMUNITION
weapons, inert pro- Drawing number -------------- 6016308
jectile
Weight ____________________________
432 gr References:
3.34 in.
____________________________ (84.8 mm)
kZ2 *___
_____
___________ NA
__________
SB 700-20
Prilller ____________________________
Percussioll
TM 9-1005-222-12P/l
f&e _______________________________
NA
TM 9-1300-206

5-3
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER .30, TRACER, Ml

COMPOSITION
POINT FILLER JACKET

llR 5902

ljpe Classification: Weight __-____________
___________
_ 399 g
______________-_____-------_
3.34 in, (64.6 mm)
OBS - MSR 11756003. z2 ~~~~~~__~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
R256
Primer ____________________________
Percussion
Puze ____
-__________________________
NA
Explosive:
Type _..~~.~~~~.__...-~.,_~~___~_
NA
Machine Guns, Caliber .30, M37, M1919A4 Weight_~~~~~~~___-----~_________
NA
and M1919A6; and Rifle, Caliber .30, Ml. The Incendiary:
tracer element is intended to permit visible Type _____.______________________
NA
observation of the bullet’s in-flight path, or tra- Weight_~~-~~~____~~~-~~_________
NA
jectory, to the target. Propellant:
Type _________-__________________
IMR 4895
Description: Weight_-____________-___________
50 gr

TRACER Cartridge. The cartridge is identi- Performance:
fied by a red bullet tip.
Chamber pressure ------------ 52,000 psi
Tabulated Data: Velocity---~-------~-~~~-~~~~_--~--
2665 fps, 78 ft froln
muzzle
D(-JDAC_______
____________________
1305_A231
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 Shipping and Storage Data:
UN0 proper shipping
name ___________
________
_________ Cartridges for
weapons, inert pro-
jectile

5-5
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER .30, ARMOR PIERCING, M2

LEAD POINT FILLER

BLACK
!k905

Qpe Classification: Explosive:
Type ___-_______-_.--____________
NA
Weight_._________---_______.-____
NA
OBS - MSR 11756003.
Incendiary:
Use: Type __.-_______-_--_____--__.___
NA
W~ight~-~~~~~~__~----~-~____~___
NA

Machine Guns, Caliber .30, M37, M1919A4 Propellant:
Type ____________________________
WC 852
and M1919A6; and Rifle, Caliber .30, Ml.
Weight_-~~~~____-_--~~~_________
55 gr
Projectile:
Description: Weight_----_________-___________
165.7 gr

ARMOR PIERCING Cartridge. The car- Performance:
tridge is identified by a black bullet tip.
Chamber pressure ------------ 54,000 psi
Function: ~e~ocity-~~~~---~~~----~~~____.-----
2715 fps, 78 ft fro111
muzzle
Penetration, fired at 7/&inch thick homo-
geneous armor plate at 100 yards, will be not Shipping and Storage Data:
less than 0.42 inch.
Qm&.ity-distance class/
Tabulated Data: ~_~~~~~~~~~_~~__~~~_~~~~~~~~~
1.4s
Storage co& -------________---Class V
DODAC__-_______r_____-___-__---_
1305A202 DOT shipping class ----------- C
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
UN0 proper shipping AMMUNITION
name ______
__________________-_--
Cartridges for Drawing number -------------- 6138194
weapons, inert pro-
jectile References:
Weight _____
______
_________________
424 c
~ngth-- _______
_------______---_
3.34 in. (64.6 mm)
Tra&r_- __________._____
___________ NA SB 700-20
/”
Primer _________________-__-------- Percussion TM 1005222-12P/l
________________ NA
Fuze _______________ TM 9-1300-206

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TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER .30, BALL, M2

U
AR5904

Qpe Classification: Ex$;ive:
I__________________________--
Weight__~________~___~~___~~__~~ iii
OBS - MSR 11756003.
Incendiary:
Type .___L________-____-_-_------
Weight__.~___~___~~__~~~__~~__-- iii
Propellant:
Machine Guns, Caliber .30, M37, M1919A4 Type I___-_______________________
IMR 4895
and M1919A6; and Rifle, Caliber .30, Ml. The Weight____________________-___-_ 50 gr
cartridge is intended for use against personnel
or unarmored targets. Performance:
Description: Chamber pressure ------------ 50,000 psi
Velocity____~___~___~~~__~~__~~-~--2740 fps, 78 ft from
BALL Cartridge. The cartridge is identified muzzle
by a bullet tip.
Shipping and Storage Data:
Tabulated Data:
Quantity-distance class/
SCG ______________-_________--__-
1.4s
J)ODAC _.___________--_____-__---_ 1305eA212
Storage code ______
______________
Class V
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012
DOT shipping class ----------- C
UN0 proper shipping DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
name _______
_____-_____-
_____
-___ Cartridges for
AMMUNITION
weapons, inert pro-
Drawing number -------------- 6137544
jectile
Weight ____________________________
416 gr
3.34
________________I___________in. (84.8 mm) References:
k22 ____________---__---_________
NA
Primer __*_____________-___________
Percussion SB 700-20
Fuze ___________________------------
NA TM 9-1005-222-12P/l
TM 9-1300-206

5-9
CARTRIDGE, CALIBER .30, GRENADE, M3

!k5906
Jqrpe Classitkxtion: Weight _________
______
____________.248 g1
Lq$ll 2.49 in. (63.2 mni)
__~~._~~~-I_~~~~_~~~~~~~~~~.

F Tracer _____________
________________NA
OBS - MSR 11756003.
primer ____ _______________
________.Percussion
Fuze _________________
_________
_____ NA
Esplosive:
Type mm__
_____________________ ___
Rifle, Caliber .30, Ml. Weig~~t___--___-- _________ _______
Incendiary:
Description:
_-.. 'rype ____________________________
,NA
Weight___-______________________
NA
GRENADE Cartridge. The cartridge is iden- Propellant:
tified by a rose-petal (rosette-crimped) closure Type ____________________________
of the cartridge case mouth. W~i~llt__________________________

-hnction:
--.-- - Pertimnnnce:
- ----

The cartridge provides the pressure, on func- Chamber pressure ------------ NA
tinning, to proj.ect rifle grenades when using a Velocity____.__.-____.._.__________
180 fps, 5.5 ft from
grenade projection adapter. muzzle/projectecl
grenade

D()DAC______
_______________ 133O_G333
______ shi.lq.Gng --.--
and Storage- D;ita:
._.
UN0 serial number ---------- 0014
UN0 proper shipping Quantity-distance class/
nanle _________
_________
__________
Cartridges foi SCG --_____________
______________
1.4s
weapons, blank Storage code ----- _____
-______
___ Class V

5-11
TM 43-0001-27

DOT shipping class ----------- C References:
DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
AMMUNITION SB 700-20
Drawing number -------------- 6173949 TM 9-1005-222-12P/l
TM 9-1300-206

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TM 43-0001-27

CARTRII~GE, CALIBER .30, ARMOR PIERCING INCIZNZ)IARY Ml4

BASE FILLER
COF;E JACKET
INCENDfARY
COMPOSITION

ALUMlklM

I(R 5907
IJpe Classification: UN0 proper shipping
name ----____---_____--__---__---
Cartridges for
OBS - MSR 11756003. weapons, inert pro-
jectile
Weigllt _---_____
__________________
_ 407 gr
_____-___----_____-----
____- 3.34 in. (84.8 mm)
_____________________
NA
Machine Guns, Caliber .30, M37, M1919A4
and M1919A6; and Rifle, Caliber .30, Ml. Fuze _______________________________
NA
Esplosive:
~Description:
-... Type ____________________________
NA
Wei~l~t_-----_____---_.__..____.
NA
ARMOR PIERCING INCENDIARY Car- Incendiary:
tric&. The cartridge is identifieaby an alumi- Type _---________________________
IM 11
mml bullet tip. Weight_______--_______--________
2 gr
Propellant:
Type __----_____--_-______--_____
WC 852
Wei~ht---_____~~-~_____~-~__..-.
50 gr

Penetration, fired at a 7&inch steel plate at
100 yards, will not be less than 0.42 inch. Upon I’erfiwnlance:
--
impact with a target, the incendiary composi-
tion bursts into flame and will ignite flammable Chamber pressure ------------ 54.000 psi
material. 2780
Velocity~~-~~___--~~____.~___~_____ fps, 78 ft from
muzzle
Ihhul~~~ecl Data:
--
!Wppinp and Storage --_-
Data:
D(-jJ)AC__________-_-_________-____
13()5_A202
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 Quantity-distance class/
SCG .___---________-________
_____1.4s
Storage code ------------__---___ Class V

5-13
TM 43-0001-27

DOT shipping class -----------, C References:
DOT desknation -------------- SMALL ARMS
AMMUNITION SB 700-20
Drawing number -------------- 7638431 TM 9-1005222-12P/l
TM 9-1300-206

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TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER .30, BALL, FRANGIBLE, M22

I-__ &!&, ___*/

BAKELITE 8117073

WHITE’ 1
GREEN

Qpe Classification: primer __-_____
___________
________
percussion
Fuze _---_- _____
__-_______
________ NA
OBS - MSR 11756003. Explosive:
Type ____________________________
NA
Weight~~_____~_~_~~~~~__~~______ NA
Incendiary:
Type -___*_______________._______
NA
Machine Guns, Caliber .30, M37 and Weight__________________________ NA
M1919A4; and Rifle, Caliber .30, Ml. Propellant:
Type ~___~~___~_______~__~--~____'SR
4759
Description: Weight__________________________ 11 gr

BALL Cartridge. The cartridge is identified Performance:
by a green bullet tip with a white ring to the
rear of the green color. Chamber pressure ------------ NA
Velocity ________.--_________-_-----
1320 fps, 53 ft from
Function: muzzle

The bullet disintegrates upon striking a Shipping and Storage Data:
hard or armored target, leaving a pencil-like
mark to indicate a hit during gunnery practice. Q;i$ty-distance class/
--__________________-_--__--
_ 1.4s
Tabulated Data: Storage code -_----------------_- Class V
DOT shipping class ----------- C
DGDAC __---____________-_________
1305A220 DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 AMMUNITION
UN0 proper shipping Drawing number -------------- 7640951
name-- _____
_-____
_____
__________Cartridges for

weapons, inert pro- References:
jectile
Weight ____________________________
320 gl-
SB 700-20
___________________--_______
3.29 in. (33.5 mm) TM 9-1300-206
NA

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TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER .30, TRACER, M25

SUBIGNITER
COMPOSlTlON

CLOSURE DISK -

TRACER
COMPOSITION POINT FILLER JACKET

:R 5909

‘IlvpeClassification: Explosive:
Type --_------____
_-------_______
NA
Weight_-_________---____________ NA
OBS - MSR 11756003.
Incendiary:
Type ____________________________
NA
Vse: Weight_---_______------_________ NA
Propellant:
Machine Guns, Caliber .30, M37, M1917A1, Type ____________________________
WC 852
M1919A4, and M1919A6; and Rifle, Caliber .30, Wright_---________----__________ 50 p
Ml. The cartridge is intended for use against PrWq&e
personnel and unarmored targets. 145.5 *
‘g -_----___________________--
Description: Performance:
TRACER Cartridge. The cartridge is identi- Chamber pressure ------------ 50,000 psi
fied by an orange bullet tip. ~elocity---~~~~____~~---~~~~~___..~2665 fps, 78 ft from

muzzle
Function:
Shipping and Storage Data:
In flight, the bullet exhibits a trace of full
luminosity from a point not greater than 75 Q;ygty-distance class/
yards from the muzzle of the weapon to a point __---________________________
1.4s
not less than 900 yards from the muzzle. Storage co& -____--------_____-Class V
DOT shipping class ----------- C
Tabulated Data: DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
AMMUNITION
DODAC 1305-A230
___________________________ Drawing number -------------- 7640667 (brass
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 case);
UN0 proper shipping 7553949 (steel
name-_-__________--_____________Cartridges for case)
weapons, inert pro-
jectile References:
Weight -___________________________
401 gr
3.34 in. (84.8 mm) SB 700-20
R321 TM 9-1005-222-12P/l
Primer _--_-________
__---__._____
-_ Percussion TM 9-1300-206
Puze ________________
__-____________NA

5-17
, CARTRIDGE, DUMMY, CALIBER 20, M40

JACKET

Qpe Classification: Esplosive:
'rype _________.__________________
NA

STD - OTCM 37119. Weight_~~~~~~~~~_-~-~_~~~~______ NA
Incendiary:
Type --__-_--_--____-____-_______
NA
Weight~---~~----~--~~~~-~~~~____
NA
Propellant:
All caliber .30 weapons except carbine. The Type _______
s-m__
_______________
_ NA
cartridge is inert, and is used for practice in load- Wei~~~t~-~~~~-~~~~-~~-~_--~~~~__r
NA
ing weapons, for simulated firing to detect
flinching of personnel when firing, and for Performance:
inspecting and testing the mechanisms of small-
arms weapons.
Chamber pressure ------------ NA
Velocity--~~-_--~-_--~--__.--______NA

Description:
Shipping and Storage Data:
DUMMY Cartridge. The cartridge is identi-
fied by six l-inch longitudinal corrugations (flut- Q;$.ity-distance class/
ings) in the cartridge case. In addition, there is r ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~_
no primer. Storage code --------___--_-_____
DOT shipping class -----------
DOT designation --------.-____
Tabulated Data: AMMUNITIOti
Drawing number ------_-__ 7553591
DODAC____~~~---~~~~~-~~~~~~~__~-
13&j-A22(j
Weight_____~~~~~~___~~-----~~~-~__ 268 gr References:
3.34
________________._---------- in. (64.3 mm)
k%rh __________._______ NA
- __________ SB 700-20
Primer _________________
___________
NA TM 9-1065-222-12P/l
Fuze ____
_____
______-____-----______
NA TM 9-1300-206

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TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER .30, BALL, MATCH, M72

SLUG JACKET

Type Classification: Fuze _______________-_______________NA
Explosive:
Type _____________---_____---____
NA
STD - OTCM 37119. Weight___________--_____________
NA
Incendiary:
Type ____________________________
NA
W~igl~t_~~~~______-~~~~___~~~____
NA
Rifle, Caliber .30, Ml; and Rifle, Caliber .30, Propellant:
National Match. The cartridge is designed to Type _-------_----------___--__-~
IMR 4895
be fired only in weapons designated as competi- Weight~.~~~~~~~~~~--~~~~~~~~~-~_
50 gr
tion rifles.
Performance:
Description:
Chamber pressure ------------ 50,000 psi
BALL Cartridge. The cartridge is identified Velocity---~~----~~----~~~~__~-----
2640 fps, 78 ft from
by headstampings on the base of the cartridge muzzle
case with either the initials NM (National
Match) or the word MATCH. The primer is Shipping and Storage Data:
uncrimped, the bullet has no crimped canne-
lure, and the case is not crimped to the bullet.
Q;ppy-distance class.1
~_.--~~~~~~~~~~~~__~~~~~~~~~~
1.4s
Tabulated Data: -_____Class V
Storage code -------- ______
DOT shipping class ----------- C
DODAC__-~~--~____~~~_-~~~~~~~-~-
13()5-A247 DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 AMMUNITION
UN0 proper shipping Drawing number -------------- 8595432
name ______
____________.______---
&-&ridges for
weapons, inert pro- References:
jectile
Weight ________________________.-__
425 gr
~ngth___~~~-~-~~~~~----~~~~------3.34 in.
(84.8 mm) SB 700-20
Tracer ______________ --__ NA
_--________ TM 9-1005-222-12P/l
Primer ____- _-__--_--__I_--Percussion
________ TM 9-1300-206

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TM 43-0001-27

, CARTRIDGE, CALIBER .30, BLANK, Ml909

U
AR 5912

npe Classification: Explosive:
Type _--___.__-_______ ____ NA
_______
Weight-~~~-~~--~~__~_--~
________NA
OBS - MSR 11756003.
Incendiary:
Type _-_________
______
___________NA
Weight--~~~-~---~~_.~--- __ NA
______
Propellant:
Machine Guns, Caliber .30, M1919A4 and Type ---_____---____-____-____--_
SR 4990
M1919A6; and Rifle, Caliber .30, Ml. The car- Weight--~~~-~~---~_.-~_..~._~_., 12 F
tridge is used for simulated firing in training or
for saluting purposes. Performance:
Description: Chamber pressure ------------ NA
velocity ________NA
----______-_______
BLANK Cartridge. The cartridge is identi-
fiede absence of a bullet and has a Shipping and Storage Datq-
52
crimped cartridge case mouth.
Q;Fzty-distance class/
Tabulated Data: 1.4s
- --~~~~__-~_-~-~_~_~~~~~~~~~~
Storage co& ------___-__--______
Class V
DODAC----__ _________________ ____1305_A222 DOT shipping class ----------- C
UN0 serial number ---------- 0014 DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
UN0 proper shipping AMMUNITION
name --_---_---______--__--__---- Cartridges for Drawing number -------------- 6006152
weapons, blank
Weight ---____-_---___L___
218-m
_________

References:
Length----~__~----~~_-~~~~ ________ 2.49ln. (63.2 mm)
Tracer-----___------__-- ___________NA
primer ----___------___-_ __________ Percussion SB 700-20
Fuze __--_ ______--____________ _____ NA TM 9-1005-222-12Pil
TM 9-1300-206

5-23
TM43-0001-27

CHAPTER 6

CALIBER .32 CARTRIDGES

6-1
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER .32, BALL

JACKET ’

U
AR 5Bi3

fipe Classification: Weight -------------------------- NA
Incendiary:
Commercial. Type ----------------------------
Weight _______
____________
____
___ii
Propellant:
Type --.------------.------------’ Smokeless powder
Weight -----------------------.-- MBR
f’nlihpr
d,..,,. .23 w~apop~s.
.“L The cartridge is used
in caliber .32 automatic pistols for defensive Performance:
use against personnel.
Chamber pressure ------------ 15,000 psi
Description: Velocity ---_----------------------- 900 fps, 15 ft fro111
nluzzle
BALL Cartridge.
Shipping and Storage Data:
Tabulated Data:
Quantity-distance class/
DODAC__
______________ 1305A350
___-_____.m SCG ----------------------------- 1.4s
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 Storage co& ______
_____
____.
____Class V
UN0 proper shipping DOT shipping class ----------- C
name______________--___--_-_-_-- Cartridges for DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
weapons, inert pro- AMMUNITION
jectile Drawing number -------------- 10524631
Weight --_----------------- - ------- 11.5 gr
Len@.h -__---------------.--------- 0.98 in. (24.9 1~~1n) References:
Tracer____________ -__-___-------_-- NA
Prinler___ --__--___-__--_ ----- ---. - Percussion
Fuze ______________-_______------_-- NA
SB 700-20
TM 9-1005-206-14P/3
Explosive: TM 9-1300-206
T.ype ___-----___---.-__----------NA

6-3
'I'M43-0001-27

CHAPTER 7

CALIBER .38 CARTRIDGES

7-1
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER .38, BALL

Type Classification: Weight- _________________________
NA
Incendiary:
OBS - MSR 11756003. Type ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Weight__________________________
Kt
Propellant:
Type ___________________________I
Smoke]ess powder
Weight~~_~~~~~_~~~_~~__--~--~~_~
MBR
Caliber .38 weapons. The cartridge is for
CONUS-guard or security use in caliber .3a
weapons. Performance:

Description: Chamber pressure ------------ 13,000 psi
Velocity -_--______.-___-_______-___
725 fps, 15 ft from
BALL Cartridge. The cartridge has an muzzle
unjmed lead bullet.
Shimkg
-.a_ and Storage Data:
Tabulated Data: Q;i$ty-distance class/
-_~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
1.4s
DODAC_____________
_____ _ 1305A408
________ Storage code --__-__--------_L-__
Class V
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 DOT shipping class ----------- C
UN0 proper shipping DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
name ______
---_________
__________
Cartridges for
AMMUNITION
weapons, inert pro- Drawing number -------------- 10524005
jectile
Weight _______________-_______--___
196 gr
___________________.-_______
1.18 in. (29.97 1~~1~~)
References:
2% _____________________________
NA
Prin~er___-___~_________~~~-~~~~~~_
Percussion SB 700-20
Fuze_______________________________
NA TM 9-1005-206-14&P-l
Explosive: TM 9-1005206-14P/3
Type ____________________________
NA TM 9-1300-206

7-3
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER .38, BALL, SPECIAL, M41

Tvpe Classification: Incendiary:
Type ____________________________
NA
Weig~~t_~~--~~____----~~~_~~~~___NA
OBS - MSR 08836015.
Propellant:
Type .____________________--_____
SR 7325
Weight___---_____-_-.---__---____4.8 gl

Revolver. The cartridge is intended for use
in personal defense hand guns. Perfor+-mce:

Description: Chamber pressure ------------ 16,000 psi
Velocity _____
-__-_-__--_
____
__----_ 950 fps, 15 ft from
muzzle
BALL Cartridge. The cartridge has a jack-
eted%ilTet.
Shipping and Storage Data:
Tabulated Data:
Q;$ity-distance class/
J-jODAC 1305A400
___________________________ -~~~~~~~~~~~~_~~~~~~~~~~~~~~_
1.4s
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 Storage code ~~___~~-~-~~~~~~~~__
Class V
UN0 proper shipping DOT shipping class ----------- C
name____________________
-_______Cartridges fol DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
weapons, inert pro- AMMUNITION
jectile Drawing number -------------- 7553580
Weight ____________________--_-___.
203 gr
____-_______________________
1.55 in. (39.4 Nolan)
22 _____________________________
NA References:
Primer ___________________.--_____.Peacufjsion

SB 700-20
Fuze _______________________________
NA
Explosive: TM 9-1005-206-14&P-l
Type ____ ________
_______
____
_____NA
TM 9-1005-206-14Pl3
Weight ___________
_______________
NA
TM 9-1300-206

7-5
TM 43-0001-27

a CARTRIDGE, CALIBER .38, WAD CUTTER

0.60IN.

I- (15.2-t&l)
-

!k5915

lYpe Classification: Ex losive:
?p e __---____ _______ -____NA
--- ____
Commercial, FJpeigl~t~~~____~____~~~~~~__~~____
NA
Incendiary:
Type _____ ___________ NA
-- __________
Weight __________________________ NA
Propellant:
________
________
____________Smokeless powder
:yl?e
welg~t_-__________-_--__________ j$fBR

Description: Performance:

WAD CUTTER Cartridge. Chamber pressure ------------ 16,000 psi
Velocity~~---~~~-~---~~~---~~~---~~800 fps, 15 ft fro111
muzzle
Function:
The bullet is designed with a concave for- Shipping and Storage Data:
ward end to act as a paper punch cutting a
clean hole in targets.
Q;y.ity-distance class/
____L____________.__________
1.4s
Tabulated Data: Storage co& ~----~~~_~--~__.~-__
ClassV
DOT shipping class ----------- C
nnnAn
U”UfiL, -_________________ * ________
qr)niz
13”i)_A*“*
A AA. nnT
Y”
rln=;nr\nt;nm
A UGir~“Ub,“”
~~~~
----------*---
CAKAT
UI”_YLI
1 ADRKC’
n*u”10

UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 AMMUNITION
UN0 proper shipping Drawing number -------------- 10521459
name---___--_____________
-______Cartridges for
weapons, inert pro-
jectile References:
Weight -___________________--_____
220 g
____________________-_______
1.16 in. (29.5 leant)
SB 700-20
k22 _____________________________
NA
TM 9-1005-206-14&P-l
Prilller____________________________
Percussioll
TM 9-1005-206-14P/3
Fuze _______________________________
NA
TM 9-1300-206

7-7
TM 43-0001-27

CHAPTER 8

CALIBER .45 CARTRIDGES

8-1
TM 43-0001-27

. CARTRIDGE, CALIBER .45, WAD CUTTER

I- (2%:) -j

H II
I

r_-u/y-J BULLET
PROPELLENT BRASS OR NICKEL
PLATED CASE

iR5924
Type Classification: UN0 proper shipping
r
nanle ______
_--___________
________
Cartridges for

OBS - MSR 08836015. weapons,
. .. inert pro-
jectrle
Weigllt _______-______--____------__
330 p
Use: ~~~~~~_~~___~~____--~_____~~~~____
1.255 in, (31.3 nllll)
Tracer__--__ ______
_________________
NA
Pistol, Caliber .45, M1911Al; and Pistol, prilller _______---___________---____pfzarcussiol~
Caliber .45, National Match. Fuze ______________________________
_ NA
Explosive:
Type ____________________________
NA
Description: Weig]lt__________________________
NA
Incendiary:
WAD CUTTER Cartridge. The cartridge is Type ____________________._______
NA
:J,.,c. _.-. by the I_..,,_*
1~1e:1&ied _l____ __.I_:-,_
UUII~Lsntlpe wnlcn I___
nils LX-__~~.
me gen- ~xIcn;A.+ XT.4
rrr;r~‘,c__________________._______
Iyfl
era1 appearance of a truncated cone. Propellant:
Type ________-_______________---_
Sn~okeless pow&r
Weight_~___-~~~~~_-~~-~~~--~--__
MBR

Function:
Performance:
The ogive of the bullet has a sharp shoulder
that acts as a hole punch to cut a clean hole in Chamber pressure ------------ 18,000 psi
the target. Velocity______----___________---___
765 fps, 15 ft fro111
niuzzle

Ta Mated Data: Shipping and Storage Data:

DODAC__-________________________
13&j_A482 Q;r$ty-distance class/
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 _~~~~_____~~~____~~~~~~~~~~_
_ 1.4s
Storage code ____________________
Class V

8-3
TM 43-0001-27

DOT shipping class ----------- .C References:
DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
Drawing number -------------- AMMUNITION
10521458 SB 700-20
TM 9-1005-211-12
TM 9-1300-206

8-4
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER .45, BALL, I-IIGII PRESSURE TES’I-, M 1

I- 1.275IN.
(32.4.MM)

U
AR5921

Type Chssificz\tion: Explosive:
Type ____________________________
NA

STD - OTCM 36841.
W&&t__________________________ NA
Incendiarv:
pe ___':________________________
NA
eight______________.____._____.
NA
Prop&ant:
Test of all caliber .45 weapons. The car- Type -.---------.-------------.-. SR 7970
tridge is for proof testing caliber .45 pistols and Weight -__----__--_____-__---____,7 gr
submachine guns during manufacture, test, or
repair. Performance:
Description: ghamber pressure ------------ ?J+OOOpsi
velocity_______________.___________NN

BALL Cartridge. The cartridge is identified
by a stannic-stained (silvered) cartridge case. Shil>ping and Storage Data:
Quantity-distance class/
Tabulated Data: SCC _._____--_
___---__--_-_---___1.4s
Storage code ---.---------------. Class V
DODAC_____ ________ ___-____---___1305-A430 DOT shipping class ----------- C
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 DOT designation -------------- ~SAJJ,~4l?-~~~
TYXYA --^_-- _l_:--:-- ‘LI.&&.I”I.LAAV1.
u 1Yu proper anlpplllg
name--____----------_----------- Cartridges for Drawing number -------------- C6000502
weapons, inert pro-
jectile References:
Weight -----------.---------------- 332 gr
Length ---------------------------- 1.275 in. (32.4 mm) SB 700-20
Tracer _---___---------------------- NA TM 9-1005-211-12
Primer _-__------------------------ Percussion
- -_ __.L_____ Ilha
LI”L 0 1nnz 990 70
a-I”“U-&LJ-IG
Fuze --_---------------------------- NA TM 9-1300-206

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CARTRIDGE, CALIBER .45, BLANK, M9

U
AR5918

Ilvpe Classification: Explosive:
Type _____-__________-____L_______
NA
Weight------~~_-~--~--~~~-~~___~
NA
STD - AMCTC 505.
Incendiary:
‘&pq --_--_--___-_--_--___---___.
NA
Use: ___I____
*~~~__I~~~~~~~____
NA
PrF$G%nt:
Pistol, Automatic, Caliber .45, M1911Al. Type _---____--_--________.-__---
SR 4990
The cartridge is used for simulated firing in Weight~--~-~~~_.~~-~~--~~.~____.
10 gr
training manuevers and for saluting purposes.
Performance:
Description:
Chamber pressure ------------ .NA
(;pBLANK Cartridge. The cartridge is identi- ~el~city----_-~~__.-.~~~~~~__~~_.._
NA
phw,n,.,a 4 ca h..llat 0-A cl.r.
.A bJ,, t“!I,0 u”ucI.L= “I u “UIIXZC cl‘lt.4 b,,tz cm..nwmrl
l,aps,cx.l
mouth of the cartridge case. Shipping and Storage Data:

Tabulated Data: Q;y;ity-distance class/
-_~--____--__---__-
-__-______1.4s
Storage code --------__-____----_Class V
DODAC~_~~_~~~~~~~~___~~~~~~~~___
13&j_A476 DOT shipping class ----------- C
UN0 serial number ---------- 0014 DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
UN0 proper shipping AMMUNITION
name__~~~_~~~__~-~~~_-~~__~~
____Cartridges for Drawing number -------------- 10523805
weapons, blank
Weight __-____-______-___-_-------_
104 gr
_________________-__________
1.108 in. (28.2 mm)
References:
NA
SB 700-20
TM 9-1005-211-12
TM 9-1300-206

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TM 43-0001-27 .

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER .45, TRACER, M26

CLOSURE CLIP

IGNITER COMPOSITION

TRACER COMPOSITION

!R 5919

Tvpe Classification: Explosive:
Type _________________.____I______
NA
Weight__________________________ NA
CON - MSR 11756003.
Incendiary:
Type ________-___________________
NA
Weight__________________________ NA
Propellant:
Submachine Gun, Caliber .45, M3Al; and Type ____________________________
SR 7970
Pistol, Caliber .45, M1911Al. The tracer is Weight__________________________ 6 gr
intended to permit observation of the bullet’s
in-flight path or trajectory to the point of Perfomance:
impact.
Chamber pressure ------------ 19,000 psi
Description: Velocity__________.___________-____885 fps, 25.5 ft
from muzzle
TRACER Cartridge. The cartridge is identi-
fied by a red bullet tip. ~q)inp and Storage Data:
Q;i$ty-distance class/
Tabulated Data: _____.______________--__-----
1.4s
Storage code __________
__________Class V
DODAC___-
_____
_-_____
______
_____13O,Fj_A479 DOT shiooine class ----------- C
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 DOT de&x&on -------------- SMALL ARMS
UN0 proper shipping AMMUNITION
name ______________
_____
_________ Cartridges for Drawing number -------------- 10534359
weapons, inert pro-
jectile References:
Weight _______________________----_
331 g
~npth_____~____~~~~~~~~~--~~~---- I.275 in. (32.4 111111)
SB 700-20
Trater _______________
-____
--___---_R256 TM 9-1005-211-12
TM 9-1005-229-12
Fuze _____________-____------------- TM 9-1300-206

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TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER 4, LINE THROWING, M32

NAME OR INITIALS OF
MANUFACTURER AND YEAR
* 2.072 IN.
w.aw .
I
PROPELLANT FELT WADS

PRINER’ - /
CASE
WAlERPROOFlNG

Type Classification: UN0 proper shipping
name-----~~~~~--~~__.~_~_______.
Cartridges for
STD A - OTCM 36841. weapons, blank
Weight -----____---________--
______192 gr
Use: Length -----__------_____----______
2.078 in. (52.8 mm)
Tracer-----___--- _______
_______
____NA
P,_+fer -----___----_____------____-
Percussion
Line Throwing ~ Gun.
- ----, Calihw
----I__ .4~ 7n
. “.
_L, . r uze ----__ ___.-________ .. .
___________
NA
Explosive:
Description: Type __.____-____________________
NA
Weight_---__-_______..._________
NA
LINE THROWING Cartridge. The car- Incendiary:
tridge IS composed of a brass case. orimer. com- Type --.---__--___-______________
NA
mercial smokeless powder, and t40 felt wads Weight----------_--__---_______.
NA
coated on both sides with gummed paper. The Propellant:
wads are sealed with red lacquer. The cartridge Type ----------------__------___.
Smokeless powdel
case mouth is crimped to prevent entry of the Weight---___-_----__.-__--_______
MBR
line throwing rod.

Function: Performance:

The line throwing rod is placed in the Chamber pressure ------------ 20,000 psi
weapon barrel. Cartridge initiation provides Ve~ocity~---~~~~~~_~~~~_.--..-_~__~
NA
pressure to force the rod out of the barrel and
propel the line to the target.
ShiP@g and Storage Data:
Tabulated Data:
Quantity-distance class/
1305A477
DODAC______________-_________--_ __ 1.4s
SCG-: --______--_______._______
UN0 serial number ---------- 0014 Storage code ----___----- ________ Class V

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DOT shipping class ----------- C References:
DOT designation -------------r SMALL ARMS
AMMUNITION SB 700-20
Drawing number-------------- 7553068 TM 9-1300-206

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TM 4%OOOl-27

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER .4S, BALL, Ml911

t-
1.275IN.
(32.4~MM)
-l
I
0 D
LC

0
79

U
._ ___A
AH5YZl

Type Classification: Explosive:
Type ____________________________
i-J

STD - OTCM 36841. Weight .-------------------------
Incendiary:
T pe ____________________________ NA
FJeight__________________._______NA
Propellant:
Type _________._________________.
,R$),,
Submachine Gun, Caliber -45, M3Al; and
Pistol, Caliber .45, M1911Al. The cartridge is Weight .--------*-------..------.
intended for use against personnel.
I’erfonuance:

Description: Chamber pressure ------------ 19,000 psi
Velocity ----------.-----.---------- 885 + 25 fps,
BALL Cartridge. The cartridge is identified 25.5 ft from muzzle
by tIie-$ain bullet tip.
Shipping and Storage Data:

Tabulated Data: Quantity-distance class/
SCG__ __--_____------_-___-______1.4s
StQr;\ge code -------------------- Class V
DODAC --------------------------- 1305-A475
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 DOT shipping class ----------- C
UN0 proper shipping DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
name______---_____------__------Cartridges for AMMUNITION
Drawing number -------------- 6000503
weapons, inert pro-
jectile
Weight ---------------------------- 331 gr References:
----_----------------------- 1.275 in. (32.4 mm)
.* .
k%Z --------------- -------------- NH 5% 700-m
Prinler -____----------------------- Percu,qsioll TM 9-1005-211-12
Fuze _________
_--_-____-- ----------- NA TM 9-1005-229-12
TM 9-1300-206

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CARTRIDGE, CALIBER .45, BALL, MATCH, Ml911

l
1.275IN. ,
(32..CMM)

Type Classification: Explosive:
Type ____________________
________
NA
Weigllt ______________ NA
____________
STD - OTCM 36841. Incendiary:
Use: Type _-_---_---------------------
Weight _____.___________.
________
K
\m.er. 1.
Propellant:
Pistoi, Caiibei .45, MlYllAl; and Pistoi, Type _--------------------------- SR 7970
Caliber .45, National Match. The cartridge is Weight ______-_---_--------- ----- 5 gr
to be used only in those weapons designated as
competition pistols. Performance:
Description: Chamber pressure ------------ 19,000 psi
Velocity _-----_-------------------- 885 f 25 fps,
BALL Cartridge. The cartridge is identified 25.5 ft from muzzle
by head stampings, either NM (National
Match) or MATCH, on the base of the cartridge Shipping and Storage-~Data:
case.
Quantity-distance class/
Tabulated Data: SCG -----------------------------
1.4s
Storage code ----------------.---
NA
DODAC -----------------------*--- 1305-A483 DOT ihipping class -----------C
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 DOT designation --------------SMALL ARMS
-_^_^_ -1-’--:-- AMMUNITION
UN0 plupe’ a11Lpp111g
name _____-_____-____-_---__----- Cartridges for Drawing number -------------- 8596136
weapons, inert pro-
jectile References:
Weight -___------_----------------- 334 p
Length _____----__-----------------1.275 in. (32.4 mm) SB 700-20
Tracer -_____---___-----------------NA TM 9-1005-211-12
Primer ____------_----------------- Percussi TM 9-1300-206
Fuze _~~~___~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-~~~-~---NA

B-15
TM 43-0001-27

k- 1.275 IN.
(32.44M) -

a
I

LC
00
79

v-. ~~ ,.--
Type Ciassification: mcenaiary:
Type ____
__________
__--_-___-
____NA
STD - OTCM 36841. Weight~~_________~~~~~~~~~~~~___ NA
Propellant:
Type ~~~~~11~~~1~~~1~~11~_-~~~~~~~
Weight____________----__________ iii

Submachine Gun, Caliber .45, M3Al; and
Pistol, Caliber .45, MlSllAl. The cartridge is
Performance:
used during simulated firing exercises to detect
flinching of personnel when firing, and to Chamber pressure -----------: NA
inspect and test the mechanism of the weapons. Velocity-____________---___________NA

Description: Shipping and Storage Data:
DUMMY Cartridge. The cartridge is identi- Q;i$ty-distance class/
fied by the drilled holes in the cartridge case ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
and the absence of a primer. Storage code -_____
_-____________
DOT shipping class ----------- NA
2
Tabulated Data: DOT designation .__-_-----.___NONEXPLOSIVE
AMMUNITION
DODA(-J ____________
_______________1305A501 Drawing number -------------- 6006253
Weight _______________
_--_-----____305 gr
____
________________________
1.275 in. (32.4 mm)
kk? ____-________________________
NA References:
Primer ________________
_-__-_______NA
Fuse ___________________
--__________NA SB 700-20
Explosive: TM 9-1005-211-12
TM 9-1005-229-12
TM 9-1300-206

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CHAPTER 9

CALIBER SO CARTRIDGES

9-l
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE,
. CALIBER SO, BALL, HIGH PRESSURE TEST, Ml

JACKET FRONT SLUG

:R5926
‘PvpeClassification: Explosive:
Type ______I_____________________
NA
Weight~-~~~~-~~~_-~~~--~~~______
NA
STD - OTCM 36841. 7-,_-_I:__.,
mwnauiry.
Type ____________________________
NA
~eig~t_-~~~_~~~~_~~~~~~~~~~____~
NA
Propellant:
All caliber .50 weapons except M8C Spotting Type --_-____I--__
____
__________
_ WC fj&)
Gun. The cartridge is intended for use in proof Weight______-----____.__________
240 g
testing caliber 50 weapons (except the 106mm
Spotting Rifle) during manufacture, test, or Performance:
repair.
Chamber pressure -----------r 65,000 psi
Description: Velocity-__-~~_--~~~____~~~~~.-.____.
NA

BALL Cartridge. The cartridge is identified Shipping and Storage Data:
by a stank-stained (silvered) cartridge case.
Quantity-distance class/
Tabulated Data: 1.4s
SCG I-_--____-___-_____-_________
Storage code --------_----_-----_ Class V
-_-----____1305_A575
DGDAC----------- -____ DOT shipping class ----------- C
UN0 serial number ---------- 0339 DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
UN0 proper shipping AMMUNITION
name ___________
__________I-
_____Cartridges for Drawing number -------------- 5544097
weapons, inert pro-
jectile References:
Weight _________-__________-__--___
2082 gr
Len~h~~~~~~~~~~--~~~~~~_------~-~5.45 in. (136.4 mm)
Tra&r ___________________
___-______NA SB 700.20
Primer _________ percussion
___________________ TM 9-1005-213-10
Fuze _______________________________NA TM 9-1005-231-10
TM 9-1300-206

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CARTRIDGE, CALTBER 30, RL’J.NI(, MI

!k5928

Type NA
--_--_______________________
7Ype Classification: Weight___ ________
_______________
NA --

Incendiary:
CONT - OTCM 36841. Type _-__________________________
NA
Weight------ _______ NA
_____________
Propellant:
Type ________________
_____
______
_ WC 150
Machine Gun, Caliber 50, M2 (flexible Weight----- ________ 46 gr
_____________
only). The cartridge is used to simulate firing
in training exercises. Performance:
Description:

BLANK Cartridge. The cartridge is identi-
fieme absence of a bullet and has a
crimped cartridge case mouth.
Quantity-distance class/
Tabulated Data: SCG ____________________________
_ 1.4C
Storage co& _______----~~-~~~~~_Class V
DODAC I~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
1305-A558 DOT shipping class ----------- C
UN0 serial number ---------- 0338 DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
UN0 proper shipping AMMUNITION
name_.-----_________.-__________
Cartridges for Drawing number -------------- 7673517
weapons, b!ank
Weight _-_______
_______ 917 gr
I___________ References:
_______
_________.___________
3.91 in. (99.3 InnI)
k22 __-______________-__--_______
NA SB 700-20
Primer _I________
______ Percussioll
____________ TM 9-1005-213-10
F&e __________ _ NA
_________c__________ TM 9-1005-231-10
Explosive: TM 9-1300-206

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CARTRIDGE, CALIBER SO, INCENDIARY, Ml

LIFHT BLUE

j$-- DOWEL PIN

SLUG

INCENDIARY
COMPOSITION

llvpe Classification: Type ____-___.________I__-___--__ NA
Weight_~~-~~~~_~~-~-~---~~~_~~__
NA

OBS - MSR 11756003. Incendiary:
Type _____-___._______-._---_--__
IM 11
Weight__________________________ 34 gr
Propellant:
Typei _ ---__---___._______-___I____
___ WC 860
Weight__----_______-__--________ 240 gr

Description:
Performance:
INCENDIARY Cartridge. The cartridge is
identified by a blue bullet tip. Chamber pressure ------------ 54,000 psi
velocity _____-_________________----
2950 fps, '78 ft fro111
Function: muzzle
TI--_--Z~.~.~-L .rt- 1 , 0l_f----~-- _ _.. ., n.. -
upon impact wicn a naraened or armored tar- mupplng ana xorage Data:
get, the incendiary composition bursts into
flame and will ignite any flammable material. Quantity-distance class/
SCG ______._____ 1.4C
_._______________
Tabulated Data: Storage co& ___________-_______Class V
DOT shipping class ----------- C
13&j&62
DODAC_______________________-___ DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
____^ -.-- - . \‘~~--.~-p.-rr~r
UNU seriai number ---------- UjUO AMMUNI I’IUN
UN0 proper shipping Drawing number -------------- 5579812
name ________________________
-___Ammunition,
incendiary
Weight _________________. _-_ 1744 gr
______ References:
5.45 in. (136.4 Nolan)
____________________________
E22 ____________-________________
NA SB 700-20
Prinler _____
_____________
__________Percussion TM 9-1005-213-10
Fuze ________
______ NA
_-_____--____-___ TM 9-1005-231-10
Explosive: TM
*a*- 4 1W-m 3fK
"-*"""-‘d""

9-7
TM 4%01)01-‘)7

. CARTRIDGE, CALIBER SO, TRACER, Ml

RED

JACKET SiiiG
TRACER COMi’OSlTlON

iFIs

, Type _______________________...._NA
Rpe Classitication:
Weight _____________________
.__._ NA

OBS - MSR 11756003. Incendiary:
'l'ype -.--------------------------
NA
Weight----_--_.----------------- NA
Propellant:
Type ---_--_-__--_--_-__---------
IMR 5010
Machine Guns, Caliber 50, M2 and M85. Weight_-______--------__-__----- 240 gl
The tracer is intended to permit visible observa-
tion of the buiiet’s in-flight path or trajectory to Performance:
the point of impact. Limited to CONUS for
training purposes only.
Chamber pressure ----------;- 52,000 psi
Velocity --------------------------- 2700 fps, 78 ft from
Description: muzzle
TRACER Cartridge. The cartridge is identi-
fied by a red bullet tip.

Quantity-distance class/
SCG -----------.--- _________-----1.4C
qtn**:>u0rvwlo
jw,*,b_ _yI1 ----------l-l-l----- fYl%,C
_*,,,s v.
i;7#j&j$ji
D(jijA(J___________________________
DOT ShiDDiiW class ----------- C
UN0 serial number ---------- 0362
DOT des&&on -------------- SMALL ARMS
UN0 proper shipping
name --_------ ------- ---- _------- Ammunition, pray-
AMMUNITION
Drawing number -------------- 5544843
tice
Weight_-___-_--------------------- 1785.~
~~~---------------------------- 6.45 m. (138.4 mm)
-------__---_---------------- R258 References:
Primer ----___--._----___---------- Percussion
Ii&e -----_--_---------------------- NA SB 700-20
Explosive: TM 9-1300-206

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CARTRIDGE, CALIBER SO, BLANK, MlAl

* 3.910-,025IN. l

PROPELLANT
CASE 42 GRAINS APPROX.

7
.56OIN.
-MAX

Vpe Classification: primer _____________________......_
percussion
Fuze _____________________.._.______
NA

STD - MSR 02806015. Explosive:
Type ____________________________
NA
Weight__________________________ NA
1n;~~iax-y:
----------------------- ----- NA
Machine Gun,.Caliber 50, M2 with the Ml9 Weight__________________________ NA
Blank Ammumtion Firing Attachment; and Propellant:
Machine Gun, Caliber 50, MS5 with the M20 Type ____________________________
J)upont Hi Skor
Blank Firing Attachment. The cartridge is 700x
used to simulate firing in training exercises. Weight--------------------------
42 gr

Description: Performance:
BLANK Cartridge. The cartridge is identi- Chamber pressure ------------ NA
fied absence of a bullet. The MlAl dif- Velocity___________________________NA
fers from the Ml in that the MlAl has a
rosette crimp at the mouth. Also, the MlAl is Shipping and Storage Data:
loaded with DuPont Hi Skor 700X propellant.

SCG -.------------.------.------- 1.4s
Tabulated Data:
Storage co& -------------------- Class V
DODAC _____________________._
____ DOT shipping class ----------- C
1305-A559
DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
UN0 serial number ---------- 0338
AMMUNITION
UN0 proper shipping Drawing number -------------- 9341551
name---------------------------- Cartridges for
weapons, blank
Weight 915 to 955 gr
____________________________ References:
er;c$,h____________________________3.91 in. (99.3 mm)
NA
_____________________________ DARCOM 700-3-2

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CARTRIDGE, CALIBER SO, BALL, M2

JACKET

‘It)peClassification: Explosive:
Type ____________________________
NA
Weight--___-__-_-_____-________-
NA
STD - OTCM 36841. Incendiary:
Type ____________________-_.-__--
NA
Weight __________-_______________
NA
Propellant:
Type _____-___-I_________----__--
WC 860
Machine Guns, Caliber .50, M2 and M85. Weight_~~__~~___~~___~~~~_~~__..
235 gr
The cartridge is intended for use against person-
nel or unarmored targets.
Performance:

Description: Chamber pressure -----------: 55,000 psi
Velocity ~I~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
2810 fps, 78 ft from
muzzle
BALL Cartridge. The cartridge is identified
by a bullet.
Shipping and Storage Da&

Tabulated Data: Q;Fzty-distance class/
________-___________________.
1.4c
Storage code -____-____---__---_.
DODAC ______I_---___-_--__-------1305-A552 DOT shipping class ----------- Fass v
UN0 serial number ---------- 0339 DOT designation --__-_----_-_.SMALL ARMS
UN0 proper shipping AMMUNITION
name_________________-___-___---Cartridges for Drawing number 5577960
-__._-.___-___
weapons, inert pro-
jectile
Weight ____________________________
1813 gr References:
_________________--_--------
5.45 in. (138.4 mm)
kz: ___-__I____---___------------
NA SB 700-20
Primer .____-_____--___------------
Percussion TM 9-1005-213-10
Fuse _____________
______
_---_--__--- TM 9-1005-231-10
TM 9-1300-206

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CARTRIDGE, CALIBER SO, BALL, ARMOR PIERCING, M2

BLACK

AR5930
Vpe Classification: E+p]osive:
$#‘” I_______________
*___-_______
NA
OBS - MSR 11756003. e~ght~~~~~~--~~~~~
______
_______NA
Incendiary:
T pe -----_-----_________-----___
NA
FJeight --I_____-__________-----__
NA
Propellant:
Machine Guns, Caliber 50, M2 and M85. Type ---------_-_____--__---_____
WC 860
The cartridge is for use against light-armored Weight----~----~~~~~~~~.~._~~~~~
235 gr
or unarmored targets, concrete shelters, and
similar bullet-resisting targets.
Performance:
Description: Chamber pressure ----------:- 53,000 psi
va1nn;t.,_____ no, n IZ)S,
.=,“~,~~ _~--~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~c-_ -0 CLfl._...
LO~U I 0 IL u-urn
BALL Cartridge. The cartridge is identified muzzle
by ablack bullet tip.
Shipping and Storage Data:

Tabulated Data: Q;x$ty-distance class/
~~~~~~~~~~~~---~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
1.4C
DODAC~~~~~~~~~~~~~~__~~~~~~.-____
13&=j_A526
Storage code ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~_~__~
Class V
UN0 serial number ---------- 0339 DOT shipping class ----------- C
UN0 proper shipping DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
name~~~~~~-----~~~~~____~~~~~~__
Cartridges for AMMUNITION
weapons, inert pro- Drawing number -------------- 5569930
jectiie
Weight __---_____
_____
______
_______ 1812 gr References:
5.45 in. (138.4 mm)
_____l_-______-_l_----------
NA SB 700-20
Primer ___------________----------- Percussion TM 9-1005-213-10
Fuze ____________________------
_____ NA TM 9-1005-231-10
TM 9-1300-206

9-15
. CARTRIDGE, DUMMY, CAJ,JRER 50, M2

Incendiary:
l’ype _________ _._________________
NA
Weigl:ht ____-________
_____________
NA
STD - OTCM 3m41.
Propellmt:
r,re: Tvpe ______-____
____
_________
____NA
--- w&&t ____ ________
______________
NA
All caliber .50 weapons except MRC Spotting ~g-limn;mce:
Gun. The cartridge is used for practice in load- - .-._
ing for simulated firing and for inspecting and
testing the mechanism of the weapon. Chamber pressure ------------ NA
Velocity -__----____
-_____--
_____
___ NA
Description:
-- .--- &lijlq~_i~g~cl Storqe ---_
Data:
-J3lJMMV
-*.--._a Pnvtridna l’hn
-is-. “....bWl’ ,.r.,~+r;rl,rrl
A&AZ; ~‘.lurrci;c ;.. ,I,G,,L,-
I.7 :A ,\.. 4.:
fied by tkl.ee drilled holes in the cartridge case Quiultity-distiulce ch\s;s!
SCG mm___ ---mm____-____
_-________NA
and the absence of a primer.
Storage code ____ -___.____
__.___
_ NA
DOT shipping class ----------- NA
-‘l’ahul;~tetl
_._- .__ __ Data: DOT designation -------------- NONEXPLOSIVE
AMMUNITION
J)ODAC __-___-_--__________-----__
1;3()6_Afj(~) Drawing nuniber -------------- 5%657$)
Weight ________.-__________________
1248 g1
ankle__-___-------___- ______
-_--- 5.45 in. (133.4 nlin)
Tracer_ _____ __ NA
_____________________ Rekrences:
_- ---._ .
Prinier ______________ _______NA
_______
Puze _______________________________
NA SB 700-20
Explosive: TM 9-1on~-213-10
TM 9-1OOS2X-10
TM 1)-1300-206

.
r--

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CARTRIDGE, #CALIBER SO, BALL, ARMOR PIERCING INCENDIARY, MS

ALUMINUM

bF??Ig coRyTys$

c
DA@lf
cvwc CII I CD
riLLcn INCENDIARY
JACKET COMPOSITION

AR5933
Type Classification: Weight _________________________.
NA
Incendiary:
Type ____________________________
IM 11
OBS - MSR 11756003.
Weight ------------------_I------ 15 gr
Propellant:
Type ____________________________
WC 860
Weight__________________________
233 gr
Machine Guns, Caliber 50, M2 and M85. Projectile:
The cartridge combines the functions of the M2 Weight__________________________
622.5 gr
armor piercing bullet and the incendiary bullet,
and is used against flammable targets and light- Performance:
armored or unarmored targets, concrete shel-
ters, and similar bullet-resisting targets.
Chamber pressure -----------I ‘59,000 psi
Velocity --------------------------. 2910 fps, 78 ft fronl
Description: muzzle
BALL Cartridge. The cartridge is identified sb,iqqnn r nnrr chronn
“Ll” “r”rayb ndn.
UULU.
by an aluminum bullet tip.
Q;r$ty-distance class/
Tabulated Data: -.-------------------------_-
1.4G
Storage code ---------------- ---_
Class V
DODAC_______________.____-----_-
13()54531 DOT shipping class -----------C
UN0 serial number ---------- 0300 DOT designation --------------SMALL ARMS
UN0 proper shipping AMMUNITION
name ---___---__--_-_-----------_ Ammunition, Drawing number -------------- 7970238
--- j _ incendiary
Weight___________________________.
l'f& gr
5.45
____________________________ in. (138.4 mm) References:
k22 _----__---__---___---------__ NA
Primer ____ -_----_----__---_------- Percussion SB 700-20
Fuse _________-_--_---- _____________NA TM 9-1005-213-10
Explosive: TM 9-1005-231-10
Type _-____---__- ----_----- ------ NA TM 9-1300-206

9-19
TM 43-0001-27

. CARTRIDGE, CALIBER SO, TRACER, Ml0

ORANGE
\

TRACER COMPOSITION

lYpe Classification: Fuze ______________________________
_ NA
Explosive:
Type ____________________-___--__
NA
STD - OTCM 37107. Weight_--__--___-_______________
NA
Incendiary:
Type ____________________________
NA
Weight_--__---__-_______________
NA
Machine Guns, Caliber 50, M2 and M85. Propellant:
Type ___.___--___________________
IMR 5010
Description: 240
Weight_.--_--___________________ g-r

TRACER Cartridge. The cartridge is identi- Performance:
fied by an orange bullet tip.
Chamber pressure ------------ 54,000 psi
Function: Velocity~~~-~~~-~-_--~_--~_.~~-~---
2860 fps, 78 ft from
muzzle
The tracer cartridge exhibits a visible trace
from a point not greater than 100 yards from Shipping and Storage Data:
the muzzle of the weapon to a point not less
than 1,600 yards from the muzzle. Quantity-distance class/
SCG ___________._________________
1.4C
Tabulated Data: Storage code __--_-____-__--__.__
Class V
DOT shipping class ----------- C
__ 13&=&b&70
DODAC_________________________ DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
UN0 serial number ---------- 0339 AMMUNITION
UN0 proper shipping Drawing number -------------- 7670296
name___~___~~___~___~___~___~~__
Cartridges for
weapons, inert pro- References:
jectile
Weight ____________________________
1752 gr
SB 700-20
5.45
in. (136.4 mm)
___-________________.-__---_
TM 9-1005-213-10
Etc~~ ____-________________________
R256 TM 9-1005-231-10
Primer _______
_-___-___-
____
--__--_ Percussion TM 9-1300-206

9-21
TM 43-0001-27

. CARTRIDGE, CALIBER SO, TRACER, Ml7

BROWN

CLOSURE DISK

TRACER COMPOSITION

Tvpe Classification: Explosive:
Type ____________________________
NA
Weight__________________________
NA
CON - MSR 11756003.
Incendiary:
Type ---- -------__------- -------_ NA
Weight__________________________
NA
Propellant:
Machine Guns, Caliber .50, M2 and M85. Type ____________________________
IMR 5010
The cartridge tracer is intended to permit vis- 225
Weight__________________________ gr
ible observation of the bullets in-flight path or
trajectory to the point of impact. Performance:
nL,,1--_ yr-easurt:
~lltllllurr __^I_--
-^ ------------‘C. T\#-tA
wk,uwJ -_:
PSI
Description: Velocity --------------------------- z%fzr, 78 ft from

TRACER Cartridge. The cartridge is identi-
fied by a brown bullet tip. Shipping and Storage Data:
Quantity-distance class/
Tabulated Data: SCG ----------------------------- 1.4C
Storage co& ____________________
Class V
DGDAC -------------------_------- 1305A571 DOT shipping class ----------- C
UN0 serial number ---------- 0339 DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
UN0 proper shipping AMMUNITION
name -------_-------_____-------_Cartridges for Drawing number -------------- 7672165
weapons, inert pro-
jectile References:
Weight ____________________________
1732 gr
5.45 in.
____________________________ (138.4 mm) SB 700-20
R256
TM 9-1005-213-10
primer _________ _____________ percussion
______ TM 9-1005-231-10
Fuze ------------------------------- NA TM 9-1300-206

9-23
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER SO, BALL, ARMOR PIERCING INCENDIARY-TRACER, M20

RED
ALUMINUM ,

SUBIGNITER COMPOSITIO

TRACER COMPOSITIOil JACKET

4 5.45 IN, F
(138.4~MM)
CA
_-- -_ ___

:R 5936

Qpe Classification: Explosive:
Type ____________________________
NA
Weight__________________________
NA
OBS - MSR 04776009.
Incendiary:
Type _____________________.______
IM 161
Weight__________________________
27 gr
Pro;;Alant:
Machine Guns, Caliber 50, M2 and M85. ------------------------ ---- IMR 5010
The cartridge combines the functions of the WGght __-___--______----_____-__ 230 gr
armor piercing and the incendiary bullet, and is Projectile:
used against flammable targets and light- Weight__________._______________
619 gr
armored or unarmored targets, concrete shel-
ters, and similar bullet-resisting targets. Performance:

Description: Chamber pressure ------------ 55,000 psi
Velocity --------------------------- 2910 fps, 78 ft from

BALL Cartridge. The cartridge is identified muzzle
by El bullet tip with an aluminum colored
ring to the rear of the red tip. Shipping and Storage Data:

Quantity-distance class/
SCG ----------------- ------------ 1.4G
Tabulated Data: Storage co& ____________________
Class V
DOT shipping class ----------- C
DODAC _______________________..._13()&&j& DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
UN0 serial number ---------- 0300 AMMUNITION
UN0 proper shipping Drawing number -------------- 7672003
name- ----- ---- ----- -- ------- ---- Ammunition,
incendiary References:
Weight ____________________________
1718 gr
5.45
in, (133.4 mm)
_______________.____________
k22 _____________________________
R256 SB 700-20
Primer _______________.________
____ Percussion TM 9-1005-213-10
Fuze _______________________________
NA TM 9-1005-231-10
TM 9-1300-206

9-25
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER SO, INCENDIARX M23

LIGHT BLUE BLUE
\ I

STEEL CONTAINER JACKET COMPOSITION

U
AR 5937

Type Classification: primer _____________________
_______
percussion
Fuze *a _________ _ ____ ___ ______ _ _____ NA

STD - OTCM 36841. Explosive:
Type _____.______________________
NA
Weight__________________________ NA
Incendiary:
Type ______________._.____-_-____
IM 28
Machine Guns, Caliber 50, M2 and M85. Weight____________--____________ 90 p
The cartridge is used against flammable targets. Pr+q;blant:
-_.__________ _-____IMR 4831
_________
Degyinfinn*
P.,“... TXI,Z,LC 03V g’
rra,g,,l.__________________________
&i), -

INCENDIARY Cartridge. The cartridge is Performance:
identrfied by a blue bullet tip with a light blue
ring to the rear of the blue tip. Chamber pressure ------------ 58,000 psi
Velocity~~___--~~~~~~-~~~~~_.------3400 fps, 78 ft from
muzzle
Purpose:
Shipping and Storage Data:
The cartridge is capable of initiating combus-
tion of flammable materials upon target impact Q;i$ty-distance class/
at 175 yards. _____________________________
1.4G
Storage code _______---~~__~~_~__
Class V
DOT shipping class ----------- C
Tabulated Data: DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
AMMUNITION
DODAC__________________13()5-A563
s--_w___. Drawing number -------------- 7673512
UN0 serial number ---------- 0300
UN0 proper shipping References:
name ____________________--------
Ammunition,
incendiary SB 700-20
Weight____~~_________~~~~~-----~~~ 1581 gr
TM 9-1005-213-10
5.45 in, (138.4 mm)
________-_________--_______L
TM 9-1005-231-10
E22 _____________________________
NA TM 9-1300-206

9-27
TM 43-0001-27

. CARTRIDGE, CALIBER SO, BALL, M33

MH
>b
BASE FILLER
JACKET
POINT FILLER

U
AD rnsa
nn 3550

‘Iltpe Classification: Weight--_- ______________________
NA
Incendiary:
Type --___-_
_____________________
NA
STD - OTCM 36841. Weight~~~~~~__~
_________________
NA
Propellant:
Vse: Type ---___--__-_
________________
WC 860
235 g-r
Weight----- ________-_____I-_____
Mm-hints
-.--_*Y*._
Phmc.
_ . ..a”.
f’.alihar
VI..“YI
6;n
.ir”,
M9
*.*m
ant-l
U&a”
MQK
a.*““.

The cartridge is intended for use against person- Performance:
nel or unarmored targets.
Chamber pressure ------------ 55,000 psi
Description: velocity ____I--___-_________-----.-
2910 fps, 78 ft from
muzzle
- 7
Shipping and btorage Data:
Tabulated Data: Q;yzty-distance class/
~~~~~~I~~~~~~~~~~~~~_______I_
1*4C
D(-JDAC 1305A552
___________-________-___-__ Storage code ~~_~~__~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Class V
UN0 serial number ---------- 0339 DOT shipping class ----------- C
UN0 proper shipping DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
name.-___-____-_________________ Cartridges for AMMUNITION
weapons, inert pro- Drawing number -------------- 7553097
jectile
Weight .-___-_________1-___-------- 1762 gr
Length I___-__________-____________5.45 in. (138.4 mm) References:
Tr&r ______ __________.____________
NA
Primer_~~~_~~~__~~~__~~ ___________percussion SB 700-20
Fuze _______________________________
NA TM 9-1005-213-10
Explosive: TM 9-1005-231-10
Type ____________________________
NA TM 9-1300-206

9-29
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER SO, BALL, SPOTTER-TRACER, M48Al

COMPOSITION INCENDIARY
COMPOSITION

RED -_*I
YELLOW --_) a--

:R 5939

lYpe Classification: Tabulated Data:

STD - AMCTC 7378. DCDAC__ _______________-_________
1305_A574
UN0 serial number ---------- 0339
UN0 proper shipping
name _______
_-________
____-_
_____ Cartridges for

Rifle, Spotting, Caliber .50, M8C. weapons, inert pro-
jectile
Weight _________________-__________ 1744 gr
F Description: ~en~~_~~~___~~~~_~~~~~~~~~~~ _____ 4.53 in. (ii5.i mlnj
Tracer _____________________________ R321
BALL Cartridge. The cartridge has specific Primer ____________________________ Percussion
features which aid in identification. The car- Fuze __________- ___________-________ NA
tridge case has a distinctive body design which Explosive:
prevents chambering in other weapons. The Type _______-_________------_-___
NA
total length is only 4.5 inches in comparison Weight_~~__~~~___--__----~_____- NA
with 5.5 inches for a standard round. The bul- Incendiary:
let has a yellow tip with a red ring to the rear of Type ____________________________
IM 144
the yellow tip. Weight_.________________________ 32 gr
Propellant:
Function: Type __________________------___-
IMR 7383
Weight_______________----_______ 110 gr

In flight, the bullet exhibits a visible trace
from a point not greater than 100 yards from
the muzzle of the weapon to a point not less
than 1,500 yards from the muzzle. The bullet Performance:
will detonate and produce a flash and a puff of
smoke upon impact against a steel plate placed Chamber pressure ------------ 38,000 psi
~e~ocity~~~.___~~~____________~~___1745 fps, 78 ft from
at 175 yards from the muzzle of the weapon at
all angles from 90” to 11” with respect to the hor- muzzle
izontal.

Difference Between Models: Shipping and Storage Data:
The M48Al differs from the M48A2 in that Q;F;ity-distance class/
the M48Al has a primer in the point of the bul- 1.4c
--__~~___L_~~~~~__~~~~~~~~~~~
let. Storage code .__ _________________ Class V

9-31
TM 43-0001-27

DOT shipping class ----------- C References:
DOT designation -------------‘. SMALL ARMS
AMMUNITION SB 700-20
Drawing number -------------- 8594735 TM 9-1300-206

..

9-32
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER SO, BALL, SPOTTER-TRACER, M48A2

COMPOSITION INCENDIARY
COMPOSITION

:R 5940

Type Classification: Tabulated Data:
STD - AMCTC 7378. DCDAC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1305.A574
UN0 serial number ---------- 0339
UN0 proper shipping
name............... . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cartridges for
Rifle, Spotting, Caliber $0, M8C. weapons, inert pro-
jectile
Weight ............................ 1744 &r
r” Description: Lehigh............................ 4.53 in.(115.1mm)
Tracer ............................. ~321
BALL Cartridge. The cartridge has specific Primer ............................ Percussion
features which aid in identification. The car- Puze ............................... NA
tridge case has a distinctive body design which Explosive:
prevents chambering in other weapons. The Type ............................
NA
total
__!.I rlength
r !_~_, is
only 4.5 inches in comparison
~~ 0~ Weight ..........................
NA
witn o.o incnes ror a standard round. The bui- In~y;~iary:
let has a yellow tip with a red ring to the rear of ............................ IM 144
the yellow tip. Weight ..........................
32 g
Propellant:
Function: Type ............................
IMR 7383
Weight ..........................
110 gr
In flight, the bullet exhibits a visible trace Projectile:
from a point not greater than 100 yards from Weight ..........................
833 p
the muzzle of the weapon to a point not less
thnn
C.aYaa 1 .WMI JIU’UU
A,““” warrlc frnrn
IIV‘Il thn
La,l\r m~~nnln
,,llaeaab. Tha
A 81-Gh,.llot
“UII.2~
will detonate and produce a flash and a puff of Performance:
smoke upon impact against a steel plate placed
at 175 yards from the muzzle of the weapon at Chamber pressure ------------ 38,000 psi
all angles from 90” to 11” with respect to the hor- Velocity...........................
1745 fps, 78 ft froln
izontal. muzzle

niffmwnrP
Y...W.-_.._” Rduuvn
Y--I.__.. Mnrldw
..*V.....Y. SI1ipping and storageData:
The M48A2 differs from the M48Al in that Q;n$y-distance class/
the M48A2 does not have a primer in the point . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.4C
of the bullet. Storage co& .................... Class V

9-33
TM 43-0001-27

DOT shipping. class ----------- C References:
DOT designation --------------* SMALL ARMS
AMMUNITION SB 700-20
Drawing number -------------- 10542445 TM 9-1300-206

9-34
TM 43-0001-2

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER SO, BALL, PLASTIC PRACTICE, MS58
1.27IN.
(32.26MM)

PLASTIC BULLET

‘PvpeClassification: E;$;iive:
___________________-________
NA
Weight__._________---___________
NA
STD - dated 24 May 1983.
InFy;ziary:
____-_______________-____
NA
Weigh~~_~~________~~~__~___~~___
NA
Propellant:
Machine Gun, Caliber .50, with the M3 Type ______________._____------__
lOBlO
Recoil Amplifier. The cartridge is intended for Weight~__~________~~~__~~___~___
49 gr
scaled range training purposes.
Performance:
Description:
Chamber pressure ------------ 26,100 psi
BALL Cartridge. The cartridge is identified velocity _______-_I-___--__-________
2790 fps, 78 ft fronl
by mlue bullet and case which are molded muzzle
into one piece with high density polyethylene Maximum range --------------- 700 m
plastic.
Shipping and Storage Data:
Tabulated Data: Quantity-distance class/
SCG -___._______-________________
1.4s
DODAC_____-_____________13@j_Afj()3
- _______ Storage co& ________________-___
Class S
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 DOT ShiDDinEclass----------- C
UN0 proper shipping DOT de&naTion -------------- SMALL ARMS
name___________.________._______
C&ridges for
AMMUNITION
weapons, inert pro- Drawng number --------------- 9340557
jectile
Weight __._______________
__________
460 gr
___ 5.2 in. (132.08 mm)
_________________________
References:
k:E2 ___-________-_____.__________
NA
-------___-- Percussion
Primer ________________ SB 700-20
Fuze ___________________
__________._ NA TM 9-1005-213-10
TM 9-1005-231-10
TM 9-1300-206

9-35
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER SO, TRACER, PLASTIC PRACTICE, M860

RED
TRACER

d
PLASTIC BULLET
TRACER MIX CUP

+&peClassification: Explosive:
Type _____-______________________
NA
Weight__________________________ NA
STD - dated 24 May 1983.
Incendiary:
Type ____________________---__---
NA
Weight____--____-_______________ NA
Propellant:
Machine Gun, Caliber 50, M2 with the M3 Type ____________
_______
_______
__ lOBlO
Recoil Amplifier. The cartridge tracer is Weight ____II--__-_______-_______
49 gr
intended for scaled ran training to permit vis-
ible observation of the r ullet’s in-flight path or Performance:
trajectory to the point of impact. The cartridge
is intended for use with the M858 Plastic
Practice Ball Cartridge. Chamber pressure ------------ 26,100 psi
Velocity--------------------------- gf)fr, 78 ft from
Description: ~ra&mml range -_____-______
__ 700 n-i
______________________________
20-150 m
TPACERCaI”Lridge.The cartridge is identi-
fied by a red bullet ti and the blue bullet and Shipping and Storage Data:
case which are molde B into one piece with high
density polyethylene plastic.
Quantity-distance class/
SCG _____________________________
1.4s
Tabulated Data: Storage code _____
_______________
Class S
DOT ihipping class ----------- C
DODAC ___________________________
1305_A595 DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 AMMUNITION
UN0 proper shipping Drawing number -------------- 9340558
name _________________________.._
Cartridges for
weapons, inert pro- References:
jectile
Weight ____________I_______----_---
460 gr
(132.08 mm)
__________________________---
5.2 in. SB 700-20
_____________-______---------
DAG959125414 TM 9-1005-213-10
k%
TM 9-1005-231-10
Primer ____________---_-___________
Percussion
TM 9-1300-206
Puxe _________I_____._______I_______
NA

9-37
TM 43-0001-Z:

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER SO, SABOTED LIGHT ARMOR PENETRATOR (SLAP), M903

lYpe Classification: Fuze ____.__________
. ..___.... _____. NA
Explosive:
Type ____________________________
NA
STD - 31 March 1993. Weight__________________________ NA
Incendiary:
Type ____________________________
NA
Weight__________________________ NA
Machine Gun, Caliber 50, MBHB. The car- Propellant:
tridge is to be used by soldiers equipped with Type ____________________________
WC 856
M2 machine guns. Weight__________________________ 275 gr
Prqjectile:
Description: Weight _____ _ __________ __ ________ 355-360 gr

COMBAT Cartridge. The cartridge is identi- Performance:
fied by an amber sabot (Ultem 1000).
Chamber pressure ------------ 55,000 psi
Tabulated Data: velocity__ _______ __ _____ _ __________ 4000 fps, 78 ft from
muzzle
;()~A& ______
_________.________
1305-A513
“1.V Emr;Pi m,.mhr
UGIIU. __________
1AL4‘11k.zG1
---------- nni 9
““.A& ShitptiEo nnrl “r”*..h-
* “..U .C,tnraoe nntno
I,“.“.
UN0 proper shipping
name --------_------------------- Cartridges for
Quantity-distance class/
weapons, inert pro- SCG --------___---______---_____
_ 1.4
jectile Storage code __-__ _-____----_____ C
Weight ________________ _ __________ _ 1466 gr
DOT shipping class ----------- C
Length ___________________. ___ _____
5.45 in. (133.4 m) DOT desknation -------------- CARTRIDGES
Tracer -_---------_-------- ---- ----_ NA SMALL ARMS
Primer __________-- ________________ Percussiol~ UN0339

9-39
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER SO, SABOTED LIGHT ARMOR
e PENETRATOR-TRACER (SLAP-T), M962

U
AR 6024

IYpe Classification: Explosive:
Type _____________________--_____
NA
Weight_~__~~_____~~~~~~~_~~~~___ NA
STD - 31 March 1993.
Incendiary:
Type _____________________-----__
NA
Weight_~~~~~~~~__~~~~~~~~~-~~~~_ NA
Propellant:
Machine Gun, Caliber .50! MBHB. The car- Type _______--_______--__--------
WC 856
tridge is to be used by soldiers equipped with Weight__~~~~~~~~__~-----~~--~~~- 282 gr
M2 machine guns. Projectile:
Weight_____-__________--_.---___ 350-360 gr

Description:
COMBAT Cartridge. The cartridge is identi- Performance:
fied by a red sabot (Ultem 1000).
Chamber pressure ------------ 55,000 psi
Velocity~~~__~~-~~~~~~~~~~~__~-----4000 fps, 78 ft fro111
Tabulated Data:
muzzle
DGDAC ___________________________
1305A516
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012
UN0 proper shipping Shipping and Storage Data:
name ____
_---____
______
_-_____
-__ Cartridges for
weapons, inert pro- Quantity-distance class/
jectile SCG _____________________________
1.4
Weight ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
1466 gr Storage co& ~~~___~~~~__________
C
~n~h~___-~~~~__-~-~~~__~~~~~_~~~5.45 in. (136.4 mm) DOT ShiDDinfr class ----------- C
Tra~er~~___~~~~___~~~
____
_-_____--_R543 DOT de&na%on -------------- CARTRIDGES
Primer ______________
______________Percussion SMALL ARMS
Puze _______________________________
NA UN0339

9-41
TM 43-0001-2’

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER SO, BALL, PRACTICE, T249E2

CORE

U
AR5941

Tracer.. ........................... NA
%pe Classification: primer ............................ Percussiol~
Fuze ............................... NA
Not applicable. Explosive:
Type NA
............................
Weight NA
..........................
Incendiary:
Type NA
............................
Rifle, Spotting, Caliber 50, M8C. The car- Wei&t NA
..........................
tridge is used as a less expensive substitute for Propellant:
the M48 series spotter-tracer cartridges. The Tvne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . IMR 7383
item uses a small amount of Sodium Carbonate wiight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110 g-r
Monohydrate as its spotting charge. It is simi- Projectile:
lar to using a flour bag as a bomb. Weight.......................... ,817 gr

Description: Performance:
Chamber pressure ------------ 38,000 psi
BALL Cartridge. The cartridge is a dupli- Velocity --------------------------- E::“,fy, 78 ft from
cate of the M48 series cartridges, a less expen-
sive model used for practice. It IS identified by
a green bullet tip. It has no tracer or incendi-
ary filler. Shipping and StoraPe Data:
Qm&ity-distance class/
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.4C
Tabulated Data: Storage co& .................... Class V

DODAC...... . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . .. . . . 1305A579 DOT shinning class ----------- C
DOT des’igna%on -------------- SMALL ARMS
UN0 serial number ---------- 0339 AMMUNITION
UN0 proper shipping Drawing number -------------- 10534667
name...... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cartridges for
weapons, inert pro-
iectile References:
Weight ............................ 1738 gr

Length . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.53 in. (115.1 mm) SB 700-20
TM 9-1300-206

9-43
TM 43-0001-25

CARTRIDGE, CALIBER SO, BALL, HIGH PRESSURE TEST, T251

REAR SLUG

JACKET FROi;T SLUG

Type Classification: Fuze _______________________________
NA
Explosive:
Type --_____
----- _______
_________
NA
Not applicable. Weight_____-____________________
NA
Incendiary:
Type __--________________----____
NA
Weight__________________________
NA
Rifle, Spotting, Caliber 50, MBC. The car- Propellant:
trid e rs used in proof testing the caliber 50 Type ____________________________
IMR 4831
MB!! Spotting Rifle during manufacture, test, Weight_____---_________-________
142 g
or repair.
Performance:
Description:
Chamber pressure ------------ 55,000 psi
BALL Cartridge. The cartridge is standard Velocity______.____________________
NA
smanliber and is identified by a stnnnic-
stained (silvered) cartridge case. Shipping and StoraPe Data:

Tabulated Data: Quantity-distance class/
nnl, _____________________________
3b~lr 1.4C
Storage code ____________________
Class V
DODAC _______________
____________1305_Afj78
UN0 serial number ---------- 0339 DOT shipping class ----------- C
UN0 proper shipping DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
name-- ________
---- _______
_-----_ Cartridges for AMMUNITION
weapons, inert pro- Drawing number -------------- 10534770
jectile
Weight ____________________________
1902 gr References:
4.53 in,
Length____________________________ (115.1 mm)
Tracer _______________________
-_____NA SB 700-20
Primer ______________________
______Percussion TM 9-1300-206

9-45
TM 43-0001-2;

CHAPTER 10

5.56MM CARTRIDGES

10-l
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, 556MM, BALL, Ml93

0.76 IN.
- (19.3 MM)
n -

U
AR 5945
Type Classification: primer ___-------_______--_----____
percussion
Fuze -_-_-__--_-__________
_________NA
STD - AMCTC 5143. Explosive:
Type ______-_____________-_______
NA
Weight____---___________-_____._
NA
Incendiary:
Type ____________________--______
'NA
Rifles, 556mm, Ml6 and M16Al. The car- Weight~~__~~~~~~__~_____~___~__.
NA
tridge is intended for use against personnel and Propellant:
unarmored targets. T_ipe_______--_____---_-_________
WC 844 or
CMR 170
Description: Weight----~--------~--~__-~~~~-~
28.5 or 26.5 gr
Projectile:
BALL Cartridge. The cartridge is identified Weight_____-----________________
56 gr
by a bullet tip.

Tabulated Data: Performance:

D(-JDAC_____________________
______
1305A066 Chamber pressure ------------ 52,000 psi
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 Velocity--------------------__----.
3250 fps, 15 ft fro111
UN0 proper shipping muzzle
name---_---_____________________
Cartridges for
weapons, inert pro- Shipping and Storage Data:
jectile
182 g-r
Weight ____________________________
2.26 in. (57.4 mm)
NA

10-3
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, 5.56MM, GRENADE, Ml95
,--

U
AR 5947

Tvpe Classification: Weight -_-----_______-_____--____--
126 gr
________-____________--
_____1.9 in. (46.3 mm)
STD - AMCTC 6919. k2:; ______
--____
____
_______
______NA
Primer _-l_______.___________-----_
Percu,cjsion
F&-e -_-________________________
NA
Explosive:
Type ___-.___________________---_ NA
Rifles, 556mm, Ml6 and M16Al. Weight_--_- _____________________ NA
Incendiary:
Description: Type ___--.__________________---_ ,NA
Weight_------ ____-___ ___________ NA
GRENADE Cartridge. The cartridge is iden- Propellant:
tified by a rose-petal (rosette-crimp) closure of Type ____________________________ IMR 4475
the cartridge
-- PASP
--I- mnuth
____1.* ~oalerl ut;th
I_..._.. rd la--
..*I*‘ &.+%A
*cati- W~i~ht.._~____,,,,.,,,,,,,.______
--m--- 25 gr
quer.

Function: Performance:
The cartridge provides pressure, on function- Chamber pressure ------------ NA
ing, to project grenades to a desired target v&city----------- ________________ 1.4) to 165 fps, 5 ft
using a grenade projection adapter. 6 in. from muzzle
for projected gre-
Tabulated Data: nade

D(-jDAC 1336_G341
___________________________ Shipping and Storage Data:
UN0 serial number ---------- 0014
UN0 proper shipping
name~~~~~_--~~~-~~~~~~~_~-~~~~~~
Cartridges for
weapons, blank

10-5
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, 5.56MM, TRACER, Ml96

CLOSURE CUP

IGNITER COMPOSITION ‘JACK :ET
FILLER
SUBIGNITER COMPOSITION
’ TRACER COMPOSITION

2.26 IN.
I7 (57.4 - MM) - I

I
RED’ I- !R 5948

lYpe Classification: Incendiary:
Type ____________________---_---_
NA
Weight_~~~~~~~_~_-~---~-~~~__~__ NA
STD - AMCTC 5055.
Propellant:
Type ____________________________
WC 844 or

IMR 8208M
Weight~~~~_~~____~~~~~~~~~~~~~__ 28.5 gr, 25.3 gr or
Rifles, 556mm, Ml6 and M16Al. The CMR 170, 26.5 gr
tracer is intended to permit visible observation Projectile:
of the bullet’s in-flight path or trajectory to the Weight_-_~_~~_____----~~~-~_~___,54 gr
point of impact.

Description: Performance:

TRACER Cartridge. The cartridge is identi- Chamber pressure ------------ 52,000 psi
Velocity _____
--- ______________
_____3200 fps, 15 ft from
fied by a red bullet tip.
muzzle
Tabulated Data: Shipping and Storage Data:
D(-JDAC
_________-__________-------
13()5-A068
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 Q;Fzty-distance class/
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
1.4s
UN0 proper shipping
name ____________________________
Cartridges for
Storage co& _~__________________
Class V
DOT shipping class ----------- C
weapons, inert pro-
jectile DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
Weight ____________________________
177 gr AMMUNITION
~ngth~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~---~~- in. (57.4 mm)
2.26
Drawing number -------------- 10534193
_ R284
Tracer ____________________________
Primer _--1__---1--_1_____---------
Percussion
Puze _______________________________
NA References:
Explosive:
Type ____________________________
NA SB 700-20
p Weight__________________________ NA TM 9-1005-249-10
TM 9-1300-206

10-7
TM 43-0001-25

, CARTRIDGE, DUMMY, 556MM, Ml99

Vpe Classification: Incendiary:
Type ------ --------__-----------_ NA
Weight__________________________ NA
STD - AMCTC 4662.
Propellant:
Type --------- -------.-- --------_ NA
Weight____._____________________ NA

Rifles, 556mm, Ml6 and M16Al. The car-
tridge is used for practice in loading 5.56mm Performance:
weapons, for simulated firing to detect flinch-
ing of personnel when firing, and for inspecting Chamber pressure ------------ NA
and testing the weapon mechanisms. Ve]ocity___________________________NA

Description:
Shipping and Storage Data:
DUMMY Cartridge. The cartridge is identi-
fied by six longitudinal corrugations (flutings) Q;$ty-distance class/
in the cartridge case and there is no primer. ---- -------------_--------__- NA
Storage code ____________________
NA

‘IBbulated Data: DOT shipping class ----------- NA
DOT designation -------------- NONEXPLOSIVE
DODAC ~~~~~~-----~__--_~~_----.-- 1305-A060 AMMUNITION
Drawing number -------------- 10534021
Weight -----_------.--_--1_-------- 150 gr
--------__-_.--------------- kj.6 in, (57.4 mm)
kZ!F -------_~--------------------
Primer ---------------------------- NA References:
Fuse -----------_---.---_--------.-- NA
Explosive: SB 700-20
Type -----------_-------------- -- NA TM 9-1005-249-10
Weight__________________________ NA TM 9-1300-206

10-11
TM 43-0001-2’

CARTRIDGE, 5.56MM, BLANK, M200

Type Classification: Explosive:
Type ____________________________
NA
Weight____--____________________
NA
STD - AMCTC 5942.
Incendiary:
Type -___________________________
NA
Weight____---___________________
NA
Propellant:
Rifles, 556mm, Ml6 and M16Al. The car- Type ______c___________-_________
HPC 13
tridge is designed for simulated firing in train- Weight____---___________________
7 gr
ing exercises and for saluting purposes.
Performance:
Description:
Chamber pressure ------------ NA
BLANK Cartridge. The cartridge is identi- Velocity_____---___________________
NA
fiehbyarose-petal (rosette-crimp) closure of
the cartridge case mouth. An engraved knurl is Shipping and Storage Data:
located l/2 inch from the head of the cartridge
case.
Quantity-distance class/
SCG _____________________________
1.4s
Tabulated Data: Storage code ---__--____
--_______Class V
DOT shipping class ----------- C
D()DAC___________________________
13()5_A030 DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
UN0 serial number ---------- 0014 AMMUNITION
UN0 proper shipping Drawing number -------------- 10542379
name _____________________
_-_____Cartridges for
weapons, blank References:
Weight ____________________________
107 gr
Len~h_~_______~~~~~~~_~___~~-~~~~1.9 in. (48.3 mm)
Tracer_____________________________
NA SB 700-20
_____________________----_-_
Percussion TM 9-1005-249-10
KY ________________________-------
NA TM 9-1300-206
P

10-13
TM 43-0001-2

, CARTRIDGE, DUMMY, 5.56MM, M232

\
JACKET
SLUG

AR5953

Wpe Classification: Incendiary:
Type ____________________________
NA
Weight__.____________.__________ NA
STD - AMCTC 4485. Propellant:
Type ____-_____._________________
NA
Weight__--_________________.-_-_ NA

Rifles, 5.56mm, Ml6 and M16Al. The car- Performance:
tridge is an inert round used for testing the
mechanisms of 5.56 weapons.
Chamber pressure ------------ NA
Ve~ocity___~~~~~__~~~~~__~~~___~~~~NA
Description:
_______- ‘i
UUMMY Lartridge. The cartridge is identi-
fied by a black chemical finish over the entire Quantity-distance class/
round and by the absence of a primer. SCC _________________________---_
NA
Storage code ____-_____----~_.--_
NA
Tabulated Data: DOT shipping class ----------- NA
DOT designation ______________ NONEXPLOSIVE
DODAC___.~~~._~~~~~__~~~~~~~~~~~
13()5&)69 AMMUNITION
Weight ____._______________________
161 gr Drawing number -------------- 10534146
in, (57.4 mm)
________________________----
2.26
k%: _____--_________-_-___I______
NA
________________________---_
NA References:
ziz:er _____________.-_____.---_------
NA
Explosive: SB 700-20
Type ___________
______l--_-__----
NA TM 9-1005-249-10
Weight -_______________----I_____
NA TM 9-1300-206

10-15
TM 4B-0001-2

CARTRIIXX, 5SMM, IILANK, M755

_-

Qpe .-. Ciassificatioo; I;uactian: -
---.---
STD - MSR 04786005. The blank cartridge is fed into the firin;
chamber. When fired, the primer ignites the pro
pellant. The expanding propellant gases pas
from the muzzle of the rifle into the launche
The M755 blank cartridge is especially manifold. The projectile is ejected from tb
designed for use with the Sting Ring Airfoil launcher barrel. The propellant charge is no
Munition System which consists of the M234 sufficient to eject the cartridge case which mus
launcher and the 64mm riot control M743 pro- he ejected by pulling the charging handle of th’
jectile fired from the Ml6Al rifle. rifle all the way back.

Description:

_BLANI( Cartridge. The cartridge is only for lill~id;~tecl
-.._-_- Data:
-. _-
use with the M234 riot control 6411m projectile
launcher. The launcher is attached to the flash DODAC__----_________---__-____
__ ‘I‘BA
suppressor of the Ml6Al rifle and actuated by \V+-rht ______
__________
___________
_ 112 gl
firing an M755 5.56mm blank cartridge. The _______
_______ ____-_ __ 1.9 ill. (48,:j mm)
______
M755 blank cartridge is the only cartndge that k2cP a____ _____--____ ___-____
_____
_ NA
will give the projectile M743 the proper velocity. Prilller -__---__------__.--_-______Pep-ussioll
Use of other blank cartridges may damage the Fuze _______a_______________________NA
system. Explosive:
'rype ___--____________--_________
NA
The cartridge is loaded with 12 grains of ~Veig~~t_---~-_____--~---~-_______
NA
DuPont Hi Skor 700X propellant closed with a Incendiary:
seven petal nose crimp and moisture sealed. Type ____________________________
NA
The crimped tips of the cartridge is painted Weight_--________-__----________ NA
with yellow lacquer for identification and thus Propellant:
/‘- lessen the chance of mixing them with the stan- Type ____-______--____--_-_______
Hi Skor 7()0X
dard MlGAl rifle blank cartridges. Vileight_---________-_---_________
12 g1

10-17
TM 43-0001-27

Performance: Shippj_p& Stqr_axeDa@
Chamber pressure ------------ NA Qw&ity-distance class/
Velocity ___________
________________
172 to 198 fps _____________________________
1.4s
Maximum range --------------- 100 m Storage co& ____-________-______
Class I
DOT shipping class ----------- C
DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
AMMUNITION
Drawing number -------------- C122-3-43

lo-18
TM 43-0001-

- CARTRIDGE, 5.56MM, BALL, MS55

JACKET
SiUG ’ PENETRATOR

GREEN
U
AR 5946

Qpe Classification: Weight ____________
______________
NA
Incendiary:
Type -________________________
___NA
STD - MSR 05826003. Weight--__-_____________________ NA
Propellant:
Type ____________________________
WC 844
Weight__________________________ 26.1 gr
Machine Gun, 556mm, M249EI; and Rifle, Projectile:
556mm, M16A2. The cartridge is intended for Weight_______________________._-_62 gr
use against personnel and unarmored targets.
Performance:
Description:
Chamber pressure ------------ 55,000 psi
BALL Cartridge. The cartridge is identified velocity___________________________3025 fps, 78 ft &
by a green bullet tip. muzzle

Tabulated Data: Shipping and Storage Data:
D()DAC ___________________________
13()5_A&jg Qm&ity-distance class/
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 _____________________________
1.4s
UN0 proper shipping Storage co& ____________________
Class V
name ____________________________
Cartridges for DOT shipping class ----------- C
weapons, inert pro- DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
jectile AMMUNITION
Weight ______________________-_____
190 gr Drawing number -------------- 9342862
Len~h____________________________ 2.26 in. (57.4 mm)
Tracer _____________________________
NA References:
_ percussion
primer ___________________________
Fuze _________
________~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
NA
DARCOM 700-3-2
Explosive: TM 9-1300-206
Type ____________________________
NA TM 9-1305-201-20&P

10.
TM 43-0001-27

. CARTRIDGE, 5.56MM, TRACER, MS56

CLOSURE CUP

IGNITER COMPOSITION JACKET
’ POINT FILLER
\
TRACER COMPOSITION

ORANGE- !R 5949

Qpe Classification: Explosive:
Type ____________________-_-_-_--
NA
Weight__________________________ NA
STD - MSR 05826002.
Incendiary:
Type ____________________________
NA
Weight__________________________ NA
Propellant:
Machine Gun, 556mm, M249El; and Rifle, Type ____________________--_-----
WC 844

5.56mm, M16A2. The tracer is intended to per- Weight__________________________ 24.7 gr

mit visible observation of the bullet’s in-flight Projectile:
path or trajectory to the point of impact. Weight__________________________ 63.7 gr

Performance:
Description:
Chamber pressure ------------ 55,000 psi
TRACER Cartridge. The cartridge is identi- Velocity --------------------------- 2J,‘,“,fr, 78 ft fron
fied by an orange bullet tip.

Shipping and Storage Data:
Tabulated Data:
Quantity-distance class/
DOJ)AC__ _______________
__________ 13Ofj_A()63 SCG _____________________________
1.4s
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 Storage co& ____________________
Class V

UN0 proper shipping DOT shipping class ----------- C
name____________________________
Cartridges for DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
weapons, inert pro- AMMUNITION
jectile Drawing number -------------- 9342863
Weight ____________________________
191 gr
____________________________
2.26 in. (57.4 mm) References:
kg: ____________________------~--
NA
Primer _______________________
_---- Frussion SB 700-20
Fuze ____________________-_--------- TM 9-1300-206

10-21
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, 5.56MM, PLASTIC, PRACTICE, MS62

U
AR 5955
mpe Classification: Explosive:
Type ____________________________
NA
Weight__________________________ NA
STD - To be approved.
Incendiary:
Type ____________________________
NA
Weight__________________________ NA
Propellant:
Rifles, 556mm, M16Al and M16A2 with M2 Type ____________________________
WR 260
Practice Bolt. The cartridge is for training in Weight__________________________ 8.7 gr

local and urban training areas where range Projectile:
restrictions preclude use of full range standard Weight__________________________ 3.6 gr
service ammunition.
Performance:
Description: Chamber pressure ------------ 15,750 psi
Velocity___________________________,
4525 fps, 15 ft fro11

PLASTIC Cartridge. The cartridge is identi- muzzle
fied by a blue plastic bullet.
Shipping and Storage Data:
Tabulated Data: Quantity-distance class/
SCG _____________________________
1.4s
D()DAC___________________________
13()5_A()@j Storage co& ____________________
Class V
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 DOT shipping class ----------- C
UN0 proper shipping DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
name ____________________________
Cartridges for AMMUNITION
weapons, inert pro- Drawing number -------------- 12598589
jectile
Weight ____________________________
108 gr References:
Length____________________________ 2.03 in. (51.6 mm)
T&r _____________
____________._
__ NA SB 700-20
Primer ~_~~_~~~~~~percussion
_________________
TM 9-1005-249-10
Fuze ________________________
_______ NA
TM 9-1300-206

10-2:
TM 43-0001-2’

CHAPTER 11

‘W2MM CARTRIDGES

11-l
TM 43-0001-2

CARTRIDGE, 7.62MM, BALL, M59

I
.

/.”6,
@
‘...f&
/ ’
CORE
JACiiET PdNT
BABE FILLER FILLER

Qpe Classification: Fuze _______________________________
NA
Explosive:
Type ____________________________NA
STD - OTCM 36841.
Weight_-___- ____________________NA
Use. Incendiary:
2 Type _~__I~_~~~___~~__
___________ NA
Weight __________________________NA
Machine Guns, 7.62mm, M60 and M219; and Propellant:
Rifle, 7.62mm, M14. The cartridge is intended Type _____-_.____-______-- _______ WC 846
for use against personnel and unarmored tar- Weight r~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~;~
46 gr
gets. Projectile:
Weight ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
150.5 gr
Description:
Performance:
BALL Cartridge. The cartridge is identified
by a bullet tip. Chamber pressure ------------ 50,000 psi
Velocity ___________________________
2750 fps, 78 ft fro]
Tabulated Data: muzzle

1305AI43
DOD& ____________________-------
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 Shipping and Storage Data:
UN0 proper shipping
name __________~~__________II____ Cartridges for Quantity-distance class/
weapons, inert pro- SCG _____________________________
1.4s
jectile Storage co& ____________________Class V
Weight -__-________________________ 393 gr DOT shipping class ----------- C
1
__*_b”_‘___________________________-
.m-tcrth 9_._8 _._.
in (71
\. _._1 __*_.-,
mnil DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
Tracer ____________________
________. NA AMMUNITION
Primer ____________________________NA Drawing number -------------- 7553702

ll-
TM 43-0001-27

References: TM 9-1005-224-10
TM 9-1005-233-10
TM 9-1005-298-12
SB 700-20 TM 9-1005-313-10
mi
**.A a-1 nnF;_992_1 n
~-*“““-YY”-*” i?-
1M-9_i3@jm206
TM 9-1005-223-12P

11-4
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, 7.62MM, HIGH PRESSURE TEST, M60

Type Classification: Explosive:
Type __--____
_______________.____
NA
Weight~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~_________ NA
OBS - MSR 11756003.
Incendiary:
Type ____________l__ll____________
NA
,/-- Use: Weight__________________________ NA
Propellant:
All 7.62mm weapons. The cartridge is not Type _____________-I______I_______
IMR 4475
for field issue, but is used for proof firing of Weight __________________________
41 gr
weapons during manufacture, test, or repair. Projectile:
Weight__________________________ 171.5 gr
Description:
Performance:
HIGH PRESSURE TEST Cartridge. The car-
tridge is identified by a stannic-stained (sil- Chamber pressure ------------ 67,500 psi
vered) case. Velocity___________________________)JA

Function: Shipping: and Storage Data:
The cartridge is loaded with a special propel- Q;Fgty-distance class/
lant to reduce pressures substantially in _------___
*__-__________
*____1.4s
excess oft Re service cartridge. Storage code l~~~~~~~~~l~~~l~~~-.
Class V
DOT shipping class ----------- C
DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
Tabulated Data: AMMUNITION
Drawing number -------------- 7553703
DODA(-J
___________________________
13()5_A129
UN0 serial number ---1---1-- 0012 References:
UN0 proper shipping
name____________________________
Cartridges for SB 700-20
weapons, inert pro- TM 9-1005-223-10
jectile TM 9-1005-223-12P
Weight _____________________--__---
412 gr TM 9-1005-224-10
~ngth_________~____~~~~~_~_~~~~~~ (71.1 mm)
2.8 in. TM 9-1005-233-10
f-- Tracer __________________
-___--__--_NA TM 9-1005-298-12
-__________________-________
Percussion TM 9-1005-313-10
______________________----_----
NA TM 9-1300-206

11-5
TM 43-0001-2:

CARTRIDGE, 7.62MM, ARMOR PIERCING, M61

/ ’
CORE
JACiET PhJT
FILLER
BASE FILLER

- _???!k. -
(/l.l-MM)
I- I

BLACK 1 1 U
AR 5958

Type Classification: primer ______________________
~_~~~.
percussion
Fuze _______________________________
NA

OBS - MSR 11756003. Ex losive:
?pype ________________________--__
NA
Weight__________________________ NA
Incendiary:
Type ____________________________
Machine Guns, 7.62mm, M60, M219 and Weight__________________________ iit
M240; and Rifle, 7.62mm, M14. The cartridge Propellant:
is used in rifles and machine guns against per- Type ____________________________
iyR/475
sonnel and light armored or unarmored targets, Weight -_________________________
concrete shelters, and similar bullet-resisting PrWsle;e:
targets. __________________________
150.5 gr

Description: Performance:
ARMOR PIERCING Cartridge. The car- Chamber pressure ------------ 50,000 psi
tridge is identified by a black bullet tip. Velocity --------------------------- 27Z7$s, 78 ft fror

‘Igbulated Data:
_______ 1305-Al20
DODA(-J ____________________ Shipping and Storage Data:
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012
UN0 proper shipping Qm&ity-distance class/
name__________________~~~-~~~~~~Cartridges for _____________________________
1.4s
weapons, inert pro- Storage co& _I_________________-
Class V

jectile DOT shipping class ----------- C
Weight _________________
~~~~~~~~~~~ 393 gr DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
2.8 in. (71.1 mm) AMMUNITION
NA Drawing number -------------- 7553704

11-l
TM 43-0001-27

References: TM 9-1005-224-10
TM 9-1005-233-10
SB 700-20 TM 9-1005-298-12
TM 9-1005-223-10 TM 9-1005-313-10
TM 9-1005-223-12P TM 9-1300-206

11-8
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, 7.62MM, TRACER, M62
_-

SUBIGNITER COMPOSITION

TRACER COMPOSITION

2.80 IN. D
f (71.l-MM)

U
I
’ AR 5959

fipe Classification: primer ___
_________________________
percussion
Fuze _________ NA
______________________

CON - MSR 11756003.
Explosive:
Type ___________________________.
NA
Weight__________________________
NA
Incendiary:
Type ____________________________
NA
Machine Guns, 7.62mm, M60, M219 and Weight__________________________
NA
M240; and Rifle, 7.62mm, M14. The tracer is Propellant:
intended to permit visible observation of the bul- Type ____________________________
WC 846
let’s in-flight path or trajectory to the point of Weight__________________________
46 gr
impact. Projectile:
Weight__________________________
142 p
Description:
Performance:
TRACER Cartridge. The cartridge is identi-
fied by an orange buiiet tip. Chamber pressure ------------ 50,000 psi
Velocity ---------------------- ----- 2750 fps, 76 ft from
Tabulated Data: muzzle

D()DAC __________
_a __________ _ ____ 13()5&24 Shipping and Storage Data:
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012
UN0 proper shipping Q;aCl;;ity-distance class/
name--____-----------___________Cartridges for ---------.------------------- 1.4s
weapons, inert pro- Storage co& .___________________
Class V
jectile DOT shipping class ----------- C
Weight ____________________________
383 gr DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
Length____________________________
2.8 in, (71.1 mm) AMMUNITION
________R284
Tracer_____ ________________ Drawing number -------------- 10522000

11-9
TM 43-0001-27

References: TM 9-1005-224-10
TM 9-1005-233-10
SB 700-20 TM 9-1005-298-12
TM 9-1005-223-10 TM 9-1005-313-10
TM 9-1005223-12P TM 9-1300-206

11-10
TM 43-0001-Z;

CARTRIDGIZ,7.62MM, TRACER, M62 (OVERHEAD FIRE MISSION)

RED

COMPOSITION TRACER
COMPOSITION

l3pe Classification: Weight _____________
_____________
NA
Incendiary:
Type ._____________-_____________
NA
CON- MSR 11756003. Weight____________--____________ NA
Propellant:
Use: Type ______I_______L________-____
WC 846
Weight ____-_____________________
46 gr
Machine Guns, 7.62mm, M60, M219 and Projectile:
M240; and Rifle, 7.62mm, M14. The cartridge Weight_____________---__________ 146 gr
is used in weapons for firing over the heads of
troops being trained in field exercises. Performance:
Stringent production control and screening of
ammunition lots ensure the safety of personnel
operating immediately below the trajectory of Chamber pressure ------------ 50,000 psi
Velocity --_-_.---- ----------__----- 2750 fps, 78 ft from
the fired bullets.
muzzle
Description:
Shipping and Storage Data:
TRACER Cartridge. The cartridge is identi-
fied by a red bullet tip. Q;i$ty-distance class/
-.______.____
*_________*_____I.453
Storage co& --_____--_ _____-__ Class V
Tabulated Data: DOT shipping class ----------- C
DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
DODAC______________________
_____13(-$j_A167 AMMUNITION
Drawing number -------------- 10535493
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012
UN0 proper shipping
name _______
_____________
_------- Cartridges for References:
weapons, inert pro- _w._^,.
jectiie Yl5.,uu-20
Weight ____________________-______
387 gr TM 9-1005-223-10
__________________________--
2.8 in. (71.1 mm) TM 9-1005-223-12P
k22 ____________________---------
R284 TM 9-1005-224-10
Primer _________________
~~~~~~~--~~
Percussion TM 9-1005-233-10
Fuse _______________
~___~~~~~~~_-~~~
NA TM 9-1005-298-12
Explosive: TM 9-1005-313-10
Type _____________ NA
__~--~~~~~~-~-~ TM 9-1300-206

11-11
TM 43-0001-27

. CARTRIDGE, DUMMY, 7.62MM, M63

Qpe Classification: Incendiary:
Type _____________I__-_______I__L
NA
Weight_____~~~_______~~~~~_~___~ NA
STD - OTCM 36841.
Propellant:
Type __l___l______l-__-__-------.
NA
Weight_____-__________--_-_____- NA
Projectile:
Machine Guns, 7.62mm, M60, M219 and Weight _--_________-_____________
NA
M240; and Rifle, 7.62mm, M14. The cartridge
is used for practice in loading 7.62mm weapons Performance:
for simulated firing to detect flinching of person-
nel during firing and for inspecting and testing Chamber pressure -----------I Ei
the weapon mechanism. Velocity ___--__-----_____---______I

Shipping and Storage Data:
Description:
Quantity-distance class/
DUMMY Cartridge. The cartridge is identi- SCG I-_______--_-______----------
fiecll!$%Zlongitudinal corrugations (flutings) Storage code ~~~~I~~_~_~~~~~~~~~.
:;
on the cartridge case. There is no primer and IW-lT
YV a chinnina
Y*‘apy.ub nlacc
wa-” ___________ _?&A_
no vent hole in the primer pocket. DOT designation -------------- NONEXPLOSIVE
AMMUNITION
Drawing number -------------- 7553706
Tabulated Data:
References:
1305Al35
DODAC__________________-____----
Weight _________-__________--------
258 gr
SB 700-20
____________________--__----
2.8 in. (71.1 mm) TM 9-1005-223-10
!iCElh_________________________----
NA TM 9-1005-223-12P
Primer ________________
_________--- NA TM 9-1005-224-10
Puze__________
_________________
-_-- NA TM 9-1005-233-10
Explosive: TM 9-1005-298-12
Type _______________
_____________ NA
TM 9-1005-313-10
Weight______________________---. NA
TM 9-1300-206

11-13
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, 7.62MM, GRENADE, M6J

U
AR 5962

lJp_Classitication: UN0 proper shipping
T-- ilanle -_-__--____--______
________ _ Cartridges f()l
OBS - MSR 11756003. weapons, blank
Wei&t _---------____----__________ 295 gi
Leq$,h ----______-_________________ 2 in. (50.3 nlill)
‘~r~~cer~~---~~~~~~-~~-~~-~__________NA
Prinler -------------____---------__ Perctissioil
Puze ____ -_-________________________NA
Rifle, 762nm, M14.
Explosive:
l’ype ____
_________
___
__________
__ NA
~~ei~~~t_~-~~~__~__-~-~-
__________
NA
Description:
Incendiary:
‘l’\;pe ___
______._
__________
_______
NA
GRENADE
-- Cartridge. ‘I’he cartridge is iden- Ci;i,,l~t_____________~~~~~~~~~ hTA
..~rti,~~----------- - ------------__ ,*A
tifiFd%-y a rose-petal (rosette-crimp) closure of Propellant:
the cartridge case mouth and sealed with red lac- l’ype ____--__________-_
-- -------_ WC fl;_Ic)
(plel: ~Vsaig~~t_
________
_________________ 45 gl
Projectile:
Weight ___________
__________
_____NA
IGmctim;
~!tJjmnnnce:
The cartridge provides pressure upon func-
tioning to pmject rifle grenade to a desired tar- Chiunber pressure ------------ NA
get when using a grenade projectile adapter Velocity ------------------------___ 160 fps, 5.f; ft f~()m
and dragon missile launch effect trainer (LET). niuzzle for pro-
jected grenade

S!iif@ng ilIlC1
---___-..
StOl3ge
__..
Ililtil:
-.___

DODAC____ ______________ 183()_GH:jg
_________ Quantity-distance cl:&
SCG _-__-- ~~_~~~~__--__~_~~~_~~~~
1.4s
UN0 serial number ---------- 0014 &(J,-a@ co& _______ -_ _________ __ Class v

11-15
TM 43-0001-27

DOT shipping class ----------- C References:
DOT designation --------------) SMALL ARMS
AMMUNITION SB 700-20
Drawing number -------------- 7553707 TM 9-1300-206

11-16
‘I’M 48-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, 7.62MM, IhW,, M80

2.80 IN, b
(71 J-MM)

U
AR 5963
Wpe Classification: Primer ______________
_____ Pe~cussiol~
_________
Fuze ___________
_______ _____NA
________
STD - MSR 07798001. Esplosive:
Type ____________________________
NA
weiklt_________________.________ NA
Incendiary:
l'ype ____________________________
NA
Mwhine Guns, 7.62nm, M6O, M219 and Weigllt__________________________NA
M240; and Rifle, 7.62nm, M14. The cartridge Propellant:
is intended for use against personnel and unar- l'ype _________________*__________
WC 846
mored targets. 46
~f&igl~t__________________________ gq
Pqjectile:
Description: il’,igllt__ ____ _--.-_------__ 146 rrl
______

$&ALL Cartridge. This cartridge is identified j$-tbrnmwe:
-___ -_._
h-y a pZiii> hullet tip.
Chm~her pressure ------------ 50,000 psi
Ve\ocity - .---------------- _---- ---- 2750 tps, 78 ft fy(,lll
‘I?ll~llli~tCXl
__- ..-- - Diltil: 111uzzle

DODAC_ __________________-_-_____ 1305~122
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012
UN0 proper shipping Quantitv-distance ~lil~sc
nanle------ ----- ----- ---- -------- Cnrtljdgrs fbl
SCG ----------------------------- 1.4s
.x?Ynnr\,,c
. . ._‘,,>“,‘U,;r>u,.t
1&&b&c mm_
y&v- Storage code --_--------- --- ----- Class V
jectile
Weigllt __-------___----_____------- ‘392 gr DOT shipping class ----------- C
Length_ _------------------ --- ----- 2.8 in. (71.1 mnl) DOT tlesi~latioll -------------- SMALL ARMS
‘rracer ____---_____----_------------ NA AMMUNITION
Drawing number -------------- 10521!)9t?l

11-17
TM 43-0001-27

References: TM 9-1005-224-10
TM 9-1005-233-10
SB 700-20 TM 9-1005-298-12
TM 9-1005-223-10 TM 9-1005-313-10
TM 9-1005-223-12P TM 9-1300-206

11-18
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, 7.62MM, BALL, MS0 (OVERHEAD FIRE APPLICATION)

Tracer _____________
________________NA
Type Classification:
primer _________
___________________
percussion
Fuze _________._____
__._____________ NA
STD - MSR 07798001.
Explosive:
Type _________
___________________
NA
Weight ____I_____________________
NA
In+en~iary :
Machine Guns, 7.62mm, M60, M219 and ____________________________
NA
M240. The cartridge is used in machine guns Weight~__________~~~~~~___~~~___
NA
for firing over the heads of troops being trained Propellant:
in field exercises. Stringent production control Type ____ll______l_________L_____
WC 846
and screening of ammunition lots ensure the Weight____________--______----__
46 &r
safety of personnel operating immediately Projectile:
below the trajectory of the fired bullets. Weight.____________---____--____
149 gr

Description: Performance:
BALL Cartridge. The cartridge is identified Chamber pressure ------------ 50,000 psi
by Z$Kk bullet tip. ~elocity~-~--~___-~~~~~~~~____--~~~
2750 fps, 78 ft from
muzzle
Tabulated Data:
Shippinp and Storage Data:
DOD&-J 1305_A166
___________________________
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 Quantity-distance class/
TTITA -.....- o~:-.:..n .-._fi
yc;u ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
” 11” p‘ upa 5111pp111~ i.4S
name_--_- _______________________ Cartridges for Storage co& ___-________________
Class V
weapons, inert pro- DOT shipping class ----------- C
jectile DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
Weight _________________________-__
392 FJ- AMMUNITION
~ngth_~~~~_~______~~~~~~~~~~_~-~-2.8 in, (71.1 mm) Drawing number -------------- 10523088

11-19
TM 43-0001-27

References: TM 9-1005-224-10
TM 9-1005-233-10
TM 9-1005-298-12
SB 700-20 TM 9-1005-313-10
TM 9-1005-223-10 TM 9-1300-206
TM 9-1005-223-12P

11-20
TM 43-0001-2;

CARTRIDGE, 7.62MM, BLANK, MS2

U
AR 5969

Wpe Classification: Weight---_- _____
~~~~~~~~~~~
____.NA
Incendiary:
.-------_______.NA
Type __-_-_______
STD - OTCM 36841. Wei ht -_________
-----__--_______NA
Prope g;lant:
Use: Type ______--____-_______----_-_-
SR 8231
Weight~~~________~--~~~~~______. 15 gr
Machine Guns, 7.62mm, M60, M219 and
M240; and Rifle, 7.62mm, M14. The cartridge Performance:
is used in rifles and machine guns equipped
with blank firing attachments to simulate fir-
ing in training exercises and for saiuting pur-
poses.

Description: Shipping,and Storage Data:

BLANK Cartridge. The cartridge is identi- Q;x$ty-distance class/
___________ 1.4s
*______-__________
fiwdouble tapered neck and absence of a Storage co& _______~~~~~~_______
Class V
bullet.
DOT shipping class ----------- C
DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
Tabulated Data: AMMUNITION
Drawing number -------------- 8597283
DODAC ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
1305-A112
UN0 serial number ---------- 0014 References:
UN0 proper shipping
name ____________________
----_-__ Cartridges for
weapons, blank SB 700-20
Weight _________________------_-___
235 gr TM 9-1005-223-10
____________________________
2.62 in. (66.55 mm) TM 9-1005-223-12P
k22: _____________________________
NA TM 9-1005-224-10
Primer__~______________-~-~~~~~~__ Percussion TM 9-1005-233-10
Fuze ____________________-------____
NA TM 9-1005-298-12
,p
Explosive: TM 9-1005-313-10
Type _________________
~~~~~~~~~~_
NA TM 9-1300-206

11-21
TM 43-0001-2

CARTRIDGE, 7.62MM, BALL, SPECIAL, Ml18

cl 0
nm
0

2.83 IN.
J
(71.9 MM)
--_

i&l 5965

Type Classification: Weight __________________________
NA
Incendiary:
Type ____________________________
NA
STD - MSR 07798001. Weight__________________________ NA
Propellant:
Type ____________________________
WC 846 and

IMR 4895
Rifles, 7.62mm! M14, M21, M24, and Weight__________________________ 44 gr
M40Al. The cartridge is intended and specifi- Projectile:
cally prepared for use in high accuracy weapons. Weight_____________--__--_______ 172 g

Description: Performance:
BALL Cartridge. The cartridge is identified Chamber pressure ------------ 50,000 psi
by cartridge case head stampings with NATO Velocity______________----_________2640 fps
design mark, manufacturer and year.
ShippinP and Storage Data:
Tabulated Data:
Q;Fzty-distance class/
DOJ)AC ___________________________
13()5_Al36 _____________________________
1.4s
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 Storage co& ____________________
Class V
UN0 proper shipping DOT shipping class ----------- C
name ____________________________
Cartridges for
DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
weapons, inert pro- AMMUNITION
jectile Drawing number -------------- 8597555
Weight __________________________._
390 g-r
2.83
in. (71.9 mm)
____________________________
i2E _____________________________
NA References:
Primer ____________________________
Percussion
Fuse _______________________________
NA SB 700-20
Explosive: TM 9-1005-223-12P
Type ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
NA TM 9-1300-206

11-2:
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, 7.62MM, FRANGIBLE, Ml60

!R 5967

Qpe Classification: Fuze _I___________________l_______l_
NA
Explosive:
Type _____--______-
____
--- _____
-- NA
STD - AMCTC 2186. Weight ______-l____-__-l____I____
NA

___________-_______-___I___--
NA
weight __11______1_______-_______
NA
Machine Guns, 7.62mm, M219 and M240. Propellant:
The cartridge is designed for firing single shots Type ___________.________
______
-- SR 8074
in the machine gun for gunnery practice. Weight__--- ____
___
_____
_______
-_ 10.5 gr
Projectile:
Description: Weight__--- ____
___s____I________
108.5 gr

FRANGIBLE Cartridge. The cartridge is Performance:
identified by a green bullet tip with a white
ring to the rear of the green tip. Chamber pressure ------------ NA
Velocity _________________
_--_____--1320 fps, 100 yd
Function: from muzzle

The frangible bullet, upon striking a target, Shipping and Storage Data:
disintegrates, leaving a mark at the point of
impact. It is not to be fired on indoor ranges Quantity-distance class/
unless they are well ventilated to prevent the SCG _____.______________----____
1.4s
buildup of bullet “dust,” which is toxic. Storage code _____
______
____ ____- Class V
DOT shipping class ----------- C
Tabulated Data: DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
AMMUNITION
D()DAC____-_____________-_-----_-
1305-A147 Drawing number -------------- 10522476
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012
UN0 proper shipping References:
name____________~~_____~~~~~~~_-Cartridges for
weapons, inert pro- SB 700-20
jectile TM 9-1005-224-10
_ 315 gr
Weight ___________________________ TM 9-1005-233-10
pr;rJ; 2.8 in. (71.1 mm)
_____-______------_I-------- TM 9-1005-298-12
NA
_____________II__________I___ TM 9-1005-313-10
Primer ____I_______-_-____-___l_l__
Percussion TM 9-1300-206

11-25
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, DUMMY, 7.62M-M, Ml72

GM JACKET
1.18IN. _c!
JACKET\:
SLUG qr=d
I (30.0~MM)

$. --. _s<e-

GMCS JACKET
2.80 IN.
I (71.l-MM) ,I

lYpe Classification: Propellant:
Type ____________________________NA
STD - AMCTC 4635. Weight~~~~~~~__~_~~~~~~~~~______ NA
Projectile:
Weight_---- ______________.______ NA

Test of 7.62mm weapons. The cartridge is Performance:
inert and is used to test the mechanism and
metallic link belts of 7.62mm weapons. Chamber pressure ------------ NA
Velocity ___________________________ NA
Description:

DUMMY Cartridge. The cartridge is identi- Shipping and Storage Data:
fied by a black oxide finish over the entire
round and has no primer. There is no vent hole Q;pzty-distance class/
in the primer pocket. ____________
_________________NA
Storage code --_________-________NA
DOT shipping class ----------- NA
Tabulated Data: DOT designation -------------- NONEXPLOSIVE
AMMUNITION
DODA(-J _______
- -__________________1305_A162 Drawing number -------------- 10522688
Weight ____________________________385 gr
Length ----_______-----____-------_ 2.8 in. (71.1 mm) References:
Tracer__---- _______________________NA
Prjmer_------ ______-______________ NA SB 700-20
Fuze ____-__________-____---------__ NA TM 9-1005-223-10
Explosive: TM 9-1005-223-12P
Type ___----_
_____
_______________
NA TM 9-1005-224-10
Weight ___________
_______________NA TM 9-1005-233-10
Incendiary: TM 9-1005-298-12
Type _______.____________----_-__
NA TM 9-1005-313-10
Weight ___________
_______________ NA TM 9-1300-206

11-27
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, 7.62MM, DIM TRACER, M276

Ilvpe Classification: Explosive:
Type ____________________________
NA
Weight___________-______________ NA
STD - Being performed.
Incendiary:
Type ____________________________
NA
Weight__________________________ NA
Propellant:
Type ____________________________
WC-846
Rifle, 7.62mm, M14; Machine Guns, 7.6mm, Weight~~~~________~~~~~~~~~~~~~_ 46 gr
M60, M240, M219 and M134. The combat car-
tridge is to be used by soldiers equipped with Projectile weight -------------- 140-150 gr
night vision equipment.
Performance:
Description: Chamber pressure ------------ 50,000 psi
Velocity ____I_______________-------
2760 fps (GMCS)
COMBAT Cartridge. The cartridge is identi- and 2680 fps (GM),
fied by a pink ring behind a green tip. 78 ft from muzzle

Shipping and Storage Data:
Tabulated Data:
Quantity-distance class/
DODAC ___________________________
13()5_Al63 SCG _____________________________
1.4s
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 Storage co& ___~~~~~~__~________
C

UN0 proper shipping DOT shipping class ----------- C
name---- __________
______________
Cartridges for DOT designation -------------- CARTRIDGES
weapons, inert pro- SMALL ARMS
jectile
Weight ____________________________
381 gr References:
__I~__~_~~_~____~___________
2.8 ina
R440 Trace M&
_____________________________
kg:
DMWR 9-1300-0017-Dl
Primer _.______________I___--------
Percussion
TM 9-1305-201-20&P
Fuze _______________________________
NA
TM 9-1305-201-34&P

11-29
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, 7.62MM, MATCH, MS52

I AR 5966

Tracer __________________NA
___________
Type Classification: primer _______
_____
________
____ percussion
____
Fuze _______________________________
NA
STD - MSR 09816009. Explosive:
Type ____________________________
NA
Weight_________________________- NA
In+zengiary :
Rifle, 7.62mm, M14, NATIONAL MATCH. ____________._______________
NA
The cartridge is intended and specifically pre- Weight__________________________ NA
pared for use in those weapons designated as Propellant:
competitive rifles and also for marksmanship Type ____________
-__-__
__________
IMR 4395
training. The cartridge is not for combat use. Weight__________________________ 42 gr

Bullet:
Description: Type ____________________________
Hollow point
Weight__________________________ 168 gr

MATCH Cartridge. The cartridge is identi-
fied by the cartridge case head stamping of Performance:
MATCH. It also has a knurl at the base of the
cartridge case and a hollow point bullet. Chamber pressure ------------ 50,000 psi
Velocity___________~~~~~-~~~~__~__-2550 fps, 772 mps
Tnk..lntna
IcI”“IQL=” r\ntn.
“CILCI.
Shipping and Storage Data:
DODAC ___________________________
1305-A171
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 Quantity-distance class/
UN0 proper shipping SCG _____________________________
1.4s
name__~_~__~________~~~~~~~~~~~_
Cartridges for Storage code ____~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Class J7
weapons, inert pro- DOT shipping class ----------- C
jectile DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
Weight ____________________________
385 gr AMMUNITION
Length _.--__-____-_____-----------
2.83 in. (71.9 mm) Drawing number -------------- 9341551

11-31
TM 43-0001-2

CHAPTER 12

9MM CARTRIDGES

12.
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, 9MM, BALL

I a 2-a

1,lOY IN.
1.1 I
(29.69~MM) - I

Weight ___________________
_______
NA
npe Classification:
Propellant:
Type ____________________________
Commerical
Commerical. Weight__________________________ MBR
Projectile weight -------------- 115 gr

Performance:
Modified M3 Submachine Gun or commer-
cial weapons. (The use in M9 Pistol is not
authorized.) The cartridge is intended for use NOTE
against personnel.
Mid case pressures normally run 8000
Description: to 10,000 psi higher than case mouth
pressure.
BALL Cartridge.

Mid case pressure ------------- 38,500 psi (avg),
Tabulated Data: 43,000 psi (max)
Velocity --------------------.------ 1125 + 90 fps, 15 f
DODAC _---------------.-_-------- 1305-A360 from muzzle
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012
UN0 proper shipping Shipping and Storage Data:
name ---__----- ----- ----- -------- Cartridges for
weapons, inert pro- Quantity-distance class/
jectile SCG ___________-----------
------- 1.4s
Weight____________________________ 182 gr
Storage co& _______ Class V
_____________
Length ------------------_--------- 1.169 in. DOT shipping class ----------- C
(29.69 mm) DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
Tracer --_____ ------ ----- ----------- NA
---------------------------- Percussion AMMUNITION
Drawing number -------------- 10542448
Zl:zer _____-_-_---------------------- NA
Explosive:
Type ------ ------- ---- ----------- NA References:
Weight ---_---------------------- NA
Incendiary: SB 700-20
TM 9-1300-206
Type ______---------------------- NA

12-3
. CAR’IWDGE, 9MM, 13AlL NATO, M882

I-- 1.165 IN.
(29.591 MM) -I

@ @

!R5971
Tvpe
_L - Classification:
- Description:
_--__
HQDA (DAMA-CSM), dated 15 April 85. BALL Cmtridge. The cartridge is identifit
by &e-j&in bullet tip.

-‘I3lhltC!Cl
__----_ Diltil:
Pistol, Bmn. M9. The cartridge is intended
for use against personnel. D()DAC ______________________
_____ 13()6_A3(j:j

UN0 serial number ---------- 0012
UN0 proper shipping
nallle_---- __________
_____________ &rtyidges fc)l
NOTE weapons, inert prr
jectile
M882 ammunition can be used in the fol- Weigllt ____________________________I79 61
lowing nonstandard weapons: Length ____ ________
_____
___________1.1&j in.
,^^ _^_
1z9.:,9i mmi
Tracer_ ____________________
_______
_ NA
Prilller ________________________
____Pe~cussioll
Submachine Fuze _________
_________ NA
_____________
Pistol
._x -- -...-- Guns
Esplosive:
HK P7 series (GE) HK MP5 (GE) ‘rype ________
____________________
NA
Walther P38 (GE) HK MP5SD (GE) Weir&t ___________ ______NA
_________
FN P35 (BE) IMI Uzi (IS) Iiiceixkuy:
Barettu Ml2 (IT) Type _______________
____ NA
_________
FFV h145/45B (SW) \Veigllt ________ ______NA
____________
Madsen MT,0 (DE) Propellant:
CZ M23 (CZ) Type __________________._________ HPC 26

Sten MK II (UK) Wei~~~t__________________________ (j fr1

Sterling 12A3 (UK) Projectile weight -------------- 112 gr

12-!
TM 43-0001-27

Perfornwnce: Storageco& _______
____
_____
____ClassV
DOT shipping class ----------- C
Case mouth pressure--------- 31,175 psi (a@, DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
36,250 psi (mas) AMMUNITION
Velocity __________
______ 1263 * fj fps, 15 ft
___________ Drawing number -------------- 9845211
from muzzle
-References:
mping and Stmwe Data:
SB 700-20
QuaCpy-distance class/ TM 9-1300-206
____________
*__-*
____________
1.4s

12-G
TM 43-0001-2:

CARTRIDGE, 9MM, HIGH PRESSURE TEST, M905

0.610IN.

I- (15.464
MM)
-I

JACKET

Qpe Classification: Fu~e__~~~~__~___~~~~~~_~_~~~~~~~~~~
NA
Explosive:
HQDA (DAMA-CSM), dated 15 April 85. Type -___________________--------
Weight_______-________.---_____- :;

e __________________.----____-
NA
InGdlary:
Weight _I______----____----______
NA
Proof testing of M9 pistols. The cartridge is P ypeilant:
intended for use in proofing new pistols and ________l-__l_____l---------
WC 370
test barrels to demonstrate safety prior to releas- Wyp
eight__________________________7.5 gr
ing weapons to the field.
Performance:
Description:
Chamber pressure ------------ 50,000 psi
HIGH PRESSURE TEST Cartridge. The car- Velocity~~~~~___~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~_NA
tridge is identified by a tinned cartridge case
and high pressure test head stamp.
Shipping and Storage Data:
Tabulated Data:
Quantity-distance class/
DODAC_____________________I_____
13(-&A364 SCG _-___________________________
1.4c
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 Storage co& l.m______l_wl_______
Cl-s V
UN0 proper shipping DOT shipping class ----------- C
name_~_~______~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Cartridges for DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
weapons, inert pro- AMMUNITION
jectile Drawing number -------------- 9378265
Weight ____________________--------
179 gr
Length ___________________
_________ I.165 in. References:
(29.591 mm>
Tracer ____________________
_----_-__NA SB 700-20
Primer ___________
________
~~~~~~~-~Percussion TM 9-1300-206

12-7
TM 43-0001-Z

CHAPTER 13

14SMM CARTRIDGES

13-
TM 43-0001-1

CGTRIDGE, 14SMM, TRAINER-SPOTTER, M181Al

0 0

\
PRIMING

PRIMER
CAP
P;PER
DISK
\
TIME-DELAY
CASING
\
BOCiY OF
PROJECTILE
SMOKE COMPOSITION

:R 5973

Wpe Classification: Weight ____
___________
______
_______
1065 gr
__._________________________ 2.55 ill. (64.9 mm

STD - AMCTC 138. k22,h em__ mm____ _ __________________ NA
Primer ___________percussion
_________________
Fuze __________________
_____________pow&y train d&
Use:
Explosive:
Type ____________________________
NA
Artillery Trainer, M31. Weight_.________________________
NA
Incendiary:
Description: Type ____________________________
NA
Weight__________________________
NA
TRAINER-SPOTTER Cartridge. The car- Propellant:
tridge has a chemical-filled (smoke composi- Type ____________________--------
Hi Skor 7()()X
tion) projectile. It is identified by the markings Weight__________________________
3.5 gr
on the cartridge case and a yellow projectile tip.
The cartridge has no fuze and it uses a time Performance:
delay element to provide an air burst.
Chamber pressure ------------ NA
Function: Velocity_____-----_~_________~~~~~_
100 mps, 4 111fro1
muzzle; 328 fps,
When the cartridge is fired, the heat of the 15 ft from muzzle
propellant gases ignites the delay element. The
delay element burns 3 seconds and, in turn, Shipping and Storage Data:
ignites the smoke composition. The heat and
pressure produced by the burning filler rupture Q;i$ty-distance class/
the plastic closing disc at the projectile base ____________________________
_ 1.4s
and a visible puff of smoke is emitted. Storage co& ____________________
Class V
DOT shipping class ----------- C
Tabulated Data: DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
AMMUNITION
DODAC___________________________
13&j_,Q&j Drawing number -------------- 9098295
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012
UN0 proper shipping References:
name ____________________________
Cartridges for
weapons, inert pro- SB 700-20
jectile TM 9-1300-206

13.
TM 43-0001-2’

CeTRIDGE, 14SMM, TRAINER-SPOTTER, M182Al

YELLOW
lDENTlFlCATlON
COLORING
YELLOW LACQUER

0 0

SMbKE COMPOSlllON

iR 5974

YQpeClassification: Weight _______________________.____1065 gr
----__- _______________ 2.55 in. (64.9 ml-n)
kie _____________________________NA
STD - AMCTC 138. Primer ______________-___._---____ Percussion
Fuze _______________________________Powder train d&J
Explosive:
Type __________________
__________NA
Artillery Trainer, M31. Weight _________________________
_ NA
Incendiary:
Description: Type __________________________
__ NA
Weight __________________________
NA
TRAINER-SPOTTER Cartridge. The car- Propellant:
tridge has a chemical-filled (smoke composi- Type ____________________________
Hi &or 700X
tion) projectile. It is identified by the markings Weight __________________________
3.5 gr
on the cartridge case and a yellow projectile tip.
The cartridge has no fuze and it uses a time Performance:
delay element to provide an air burst,
Chamber pressure ------------ NA
Function: Velocity~~~~~~~~_~~~___~ ___________100 mps, 4 m from
muzzle; 328 fps,
When the cartridge is fired, the heat of the 15 ft from muzzle
propellant gases ignites the delay element. The
delay element burns 6 seconds and, in turn, Shipping and Storage Data:
ignites the smoke composition. The heat and
pressure produced by the burning filler rupture Quantity-distance class/
the plastic closing disc at the projectile base SCC _____________________________
1.4s
and a visible puff of smoke is emitted. Storage code ___________
_________ Class V
DOT shipping class ----------- C
Tabulated Data: DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
AMMUNITION
DODAC__
____
___________________
__ 13()5-&j@ Drawing number -------------- 9098297
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012
UN0 proper shipping References:
name__________
______
____________Cartridges for
weapons, inert pro- SB 700-20
jectile TM 9-1300-206

13-!
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, 14SMM, TRAINER-SPOTTER, M183Al

YELLOW

I PROPELLANT
.
IDENTIFICATION

C@E
COLORING
\

\ ‘PRIMING
PRIMER CAP BODY OF PROJECTILE

:R 5975

Type Classification: ~~~~~~~__~~~~
_____
__________2.55 in. (64.9 Nolan)
z? ______________
_______________
NA
STD - AMCTC 138. Primer ________ _________
___________Percussioll
Fuze -- _____
_____________________
___ PD
Use: Explosive:
Type ____________________________
NA
Weight_~~~~~~____~~~~___________
NA
Artillery Trainer, M31. Incendiary:
Type ___--________--_____________
NA
Description: Weight_~~~~~_~___~~-~-_________.
NA
Propellant:
TRAINER-SPOTTER Cartridge. The car- Type ____________________________
Hi Skor 70()X
tridge consists of a cartridge case, a chemical- Weight-____----_________________
3.5 gr
filled (smoke composition) projectile, and a fuze
with a small explosive charge to provide a vis- Performance:
ible and audible verification at point of impact.
The cartridge is identified by the markings on Chamber pressure ------------ NA
the cartridge case and a yellow projectile tip. Velocity~.~~~-------~~~~~~_~_-----~
100 mps, 4 nl from
muzzle; 328 fps,
Function: 15 ft from muzzle

The projectile impacts with the target. The
point detonating fuze functions and an explo- Shipping and Storage Data:
sion charge within the fuze ignites the smoke
composition and ejects it out the base of the pro- Qm&ity-distance class/
jectile. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~_~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
1.4s
Storage co& --_________________
Class V
Tabulated Data: DOT shipping class ----------- C
DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
DODAC_________________
__________
13@j_A367 AMMUNITION
UN0 serial number ---------- 0012 Drawing number -------------- 9098293
UN0 proper shipping
name ___________
__-____
__________Cartridges for References:
weapons, inert pro-
jectile SB 700-20
Weight ____________________________
1065 gr TM 9-1300-206

13-7
TM 43-0001-Z

CHAPTER 14

20MM CARTRIDGES

,-

14-1
TM 43-0001-2’

. CARTRIDGE, DUMMY, 20MM, M51A2

CHROMATE
MARKINGS IN METAL STAMP -

!iR
5976

Type Classificntion: Incendiary:
.r‘- Type ____________________________
NA

STD - AMCTC 6900. Weight__________________________
NA
Propellant:
Type _________.__________________
NA
Use: Weight__-________------_________
NA

Guns, 20mm, M39, M61, M139, M168, Ml95 Performance:
and M197. The cartridge IS a completely inert
assembly used for filling the conveyor system
during shipment or storage and for nonfiring Chamber pressure ------------ NA
system checkout. Velocity___________________________
NA

Description: Shipping and Storage Data:

DUMMY Cartridge. Qua&ity-distance class/
.
_________
____________________
NA
Storage code ____________________
NA
Tabulated Data:
DOT shipping class ----------- NA
DOT designation -------------- NONEXPLOSIVE
DODAC____________________-------
13&j-&)24 AMMUNITION
Weight ____________________________
3850 gr
Drawing number -------------- 11075758
Lellgth____________________________
6.615 in. (168 InnI)
Tracer____________---___-__________
NA
Printer____________________________
NA References:
Fu~e_______________~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
NA
Explosive: SB 700-20
Type _____________
_______________
NA TM 9-1005-286-10
Weight________________-__-_-____
NA TM 9-1300-206

14-3
TM 43-0001-25

CARTRIDGE, 20MM, ARMOR PIERCING INCENDIARY-TRACER, M52El

-_ ___.-- -.7,.-i-P
.,.,,,.,I iv,-- - -
I.*-...*

w \

aI+
-+- BLAC
RED MARKINGS

npe Classification: Explosive:
_-______-____I_______________
STD - OTCM 37404.
qeriht
-_-___-_ ._________________
Incendiary:
1280
Type ______________________-___._
65 gr
Weight--________________________
Propellant:
Guns, 20mm, M39, M61 and Ml95 The car- WC 870 or WC 872
Type _-__________________________
tridge is used against moderately armed targets MBR (585-805)
Weight__________________________
and when incendiary effect is needed.
Performance:
Description:
Chamber pressure ------------ 60,500 psi
ARMOR PIERCING INCENDIARY-TRACER 3380
Velocity--_________________________fps, 78 ft from
Cartridge. The armor piercing shot is the main muzzle
part of the projectile. The ballsitic COP(olive)
contains an-incendiary composition. Thecar- Shipping and Storage Data:
tridge is identified by a projectile painted black
with red markings.
Quantity-distance class/
$CG _____________________________
1,4G
Function: Storage code -------------------- Class V
DOT ShiDDinrclass ----------- A
The nose/ogive of the projectile impacts with DOT des’i&a%on -------------- $I$rg[LON
the target and ruptures, and the incendiary com-
position ignites upon exposure to the air. ARMS WITH
INCENDIARY
Tabulated Data: PROJECTILES
Drawing number -------------- 7259218
DODAC _____________________
mm____
1305A870
3900 gr
Weight ____________________________
Le$$; _-______________--__-------- 6.575 in. (167 mm) References:
___--____--_____----_________ R284
primer _______________ ______Electric, M52A3Bl
_______ SB 700-20
____________________NA
Fu2.e ___________ TM 9-1300-206
7

14-5
TM 43-0001-2

CARTRIDGE, 20MM, ARMOR PIERCING INCENDIARY, M53

BLACK WITH RED BAND

- MARKINGS IN RED .

&I 5978

Tvpe Classification: Incendiary:
Type No.23 or No. 136
____________________________

STD - OTCM 36841. and No. 68
65 gi
Weigllt__________________________
Propellant:
Use: WC 870 or WC 872
Type ____________________________
MBR (585-605 gr)
Weight__________________________
Guns, 20mm, M39, M61 and M168. The car-
tridge is used against armored targets, and func-
tions with a combined incendiary and penetrat- &formance:
ing effect.
Chamber pressure ------------ 60,500 psi
V&city__________________.________3380 fps, 50 ft fron
Description:
muzzle
ARMOR PIERCING INCENDIARY Cartridge.
The body of the projectile is a solid shot made Shipping and_Storage Data:
from bar alloy steel. The nose of the projectile
is made from aluminum alloy and is charged Qm&ity-distance class/
with three increments of incendiary composi- -_____-_
___________ ____1,4G
_.____
tion. The projectile is painted black with red Storage code ---- -- ---- _------ __- Class V
band and red markings. DOT shipping class ----------- A
DOT designation -------------- AMMUNITION
Tabulated Data: FOR SMALL
ARMS WITH
DODAC... _____.______.. _____. . .._ 13()5_A798
INCENDIARY
Weight __. _____________. . _____-..._ 3980 go-
PROJECTILES
_.--_-___------_------------ 6.575 in, (167 mm) Drawing number -------------- 7258802
22 __----____---
Prilller _________
_______
NA
________________
_____Electric,
_______ Mfjw3B
_____NA
Fuze __________________________ References:
Explosive:
Type _.-----__------- ------------ NA SB 700-20
Weight__________________________
NA TM 9-1300-206

14-7
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, 20MM, BALL, HIGH PRESSURE TEST, M54Al

- .

.@

‘Ilvpe Classification: Fuze ____________________________
___ NA
Explosive:
Type ____________________________
NA
STD - AMCTC 6899. Weight___-______________________ NA
Incendiary:
Type ____________________________
NA
Weight---______________________. NA
Guns, Automatic, 20mm, M39 and M61 cham- Propellant:
bered for the Ml03 case configuration. The car- Type ____________________________
WC 870 or WC 872
tridge is used for proof testing of 2Omm weap- Weight__________________________ MBR
ons and barrels during manufacture and repair.
Performance:
Description:
Chamber pressure ------------ 62,500 to 72,500
BALL Cartridge. The cartridge is a solid psi (copper)
steelprqjecti!e, under cut behind the ogive to Velocity ________.____ NA
______________
control projectile weight, for developing high
chamber pressure. The cartridge is identified shipping and Storage-- Data:
by a stannic-stained (silvered) cartridge case.
Esplosive hazard class ------- 1
Qu&ity-distance class/
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~__~_~~~~~~~~~~
1,4C
DODAC___________________________
1305-A892 Storage code ______________
______Class V
UN0 serial number ---------- 0339 DOT shipping class ----------- C
UN0 proper shipping DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
name____________
_______________
_ Cartridges for AMMUNITION
weapons, inert pro- Drawing number -------------- 7258858
jectiles
4392 gr
Weight ____________________________
References:
6.615 in. (168 mm)
Length ____________________________
Tracer____________
_______
_________
_
Primer __________
______ kkctric, M52A3Bl
____________ SB 700-20
TM 9-1300-206

14-9
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, 20MM, TARGET PRACTICE, MS-2

6.615 IN.
I- (166.0-MM) 6LUE

!R 5980

Vpe Classification: ________________
-____ ill.
%22
(j.615 (168 lnlll)
mm__ ______________ NA
_ __________

STD - AMCTC 7741.
primer ______
_____________
___
______ Electric, M52A3Bl
Fuze ______________
_________________
NA
Explosive:
Type ____________________________
NA
Weight__________________________ NA
Guns, 201111n, M39, MGl and M68. The car- Incendiary:
tridge is a training round intended as a substi- Type ____________________________
NA
tute for a service round to be used in target prac- Weight__________________________ NA
tice. Propellant:
Type ____________________________
WC 870 or WC 872
Description: Weight__________________________ MBR (585 or
G05gr)
TARGET PRACTICE Cartridge. The one
piece projectile cavity is hollow. The nose ZLqrformance:
togive) made of aluminum or steel is swaged to
the prvjectile body, The prqjectile is painted Chamber pressure ------------ 60,500 psi
blue with markings in black. It consists of a Velocity______________________-___-3380 fps, 78 ft fro111
solid projectile without a fuze. muzzle
Function: Shipping and Storage Data:
The projectile is inert, therefore no specific Qua&ity-distance class/
function takes place upon impact except penetra- _-________________---~-----~-
1.4C
tion of the target. Storage co& ____________________
Class V
DOT shipping class ----------- C
Tabulated Data: DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
AMMUNITION
DODAC ___________________________
13()5_A897 Drawing number -------------- 7258817
UN0 serial number ---------- 0339
UN0 proper shipping References:
name _________________
____---____Cartridges for
weapons, inert pro- SB 700-20
jectiles TM 9-1005-286-10
Weight ____________________________
3935 p
TM 9-1300-206

14-11
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, 20MM, I-IIGI-IEXPLOSIVE INCENDIARY, M56A3/MS(,A4
,/--

20 MM Ml03

YELLOW W/RED BAND
1MARKINGS IN BLACK 1

Type Classification: Difference~- Ijetween Models:
/“-
M5GA3: STD - LCC-B, MSR 03816015. The models differ in the method of loading
M56A4: STD - LCC-A, MSR 03816015. the projectiles. The M56A3 has the HE mh
and the incendiary mix combined in one pellet
The M56A4 has the incendiary pellet inserted
into the projectile, then the HE mix pellet is
added. This improves fire start capability.

GUXIS,20mm, M39, M61, Ml63 and Ml95 Tnbuln ted Data:
The cartridge is for use against ground targets,
including lightly armored vehicles, functioning DOJ)AC__m_____________
___
_______
_ 1305-A890
with both explosive and incendiary effect. The UN0 serial number ---------- 0321
projectile consists of a high explosive incendiary UN0 proper shipping
(HEI) charge and is assembled with t.he name____________________________Cartridges for
M505A3 fuze. weapons, with
bursting charge
Weight ____________________________3965 gr
Description: $g __________ 6.615 in. (168 mm)
* _________________
.
NA
_____________________________
HIGH EXPLOSIVE INCENDIARY Car-
Primer _________ Electric, M52A3Bl
___________________
_. PD, M505A3
Fuze _____________________________
tridge. The projectile is thin-walled steel. A
base plate is attached to the projectile to pre- Explosive:
vent ignition of the incendiary mixture by the Type H7Gl
____________________________
Weight__________________________ 165 gr
propellant gases. A point-detonating (PD) fuze
is screwed into the nose of the projectile. Incendiary:
Type 1136
____________________________
Weight__________________________ 20 gr

Function: Propellant:
Type WC 870 or WC 872
_________________________.__
Weight__________________________ MBR (585 or
P The M505A3 fuze is a point-detonating, 605 gr’)
single-action fuze intended to function upon
impact with the target.

14-13
TM 43-0001-27

Performance: DOT designation -------------- AMMUNITION
FOR SMALL
ARMS WITH
Chamber pressure ------------ 60,500 psi EXPLOSIVE
Velocity --------------------------- ~~~Of~, 78 ft from PROJECTILES
Drawing munber -------------- 7259023 (M56A3);
11075861 (M56A4)
Shipping and Storage Data: References:
QuaCn$ty-distanceclass/ f;;~;~o 700-3-2
_____l____l___l___l__---------
1.2E (04)
Storage code ___________ ___Class V
- _____ TM 9-lhO5-286-10
DOT shipping class ----------- A TM g-1300-206

14-14
TM 43-0001-Z

CARTRIDGE, 20MM, ARMOR PIERCING-TRACER, M95
,--

:R
5982

Tvpe Classification: prinler ________
__________________
__ percussioll
Fuze _______________
________________NA

CON - OTCM 36841. Explosive:
Type ____________________________
NA
Weight_-_________--_____________ NA
Incendiary:
Type ____________________________
NA
Guns, 20mm, M3 and M24Al. Weight___________-______________ NA
Propellant:
Description: Type ____________________-_______
75_1_177A
Weight__________________________ 470 p

ARMOR PIERCING-TRACER Cartridge.
The proJectlle is a solid shot type, made from Performance:
bar or forged steel. A steel windshield is
crimped to the forward part of the projectile Chamber pressure ------------ 51,000 psi
body. The base of the projectile contains a red Velocity-__-_______----____________2680 fps, 78 ft froll]
tracer composition. muzzle
Function: Shipping and Storage Data:
When the primer is initiated, the propellant Qua&ity-distance class/
ignites. Ignition of the propellant ignites the ~~~~~~_~~~~~~~~~___~~~~~~~~~~
1.4C
tracer composition in the base of the projectile. Storage co& --_____---_-________
Class V
The tracer burns the first 2.25 seconds of projec- DOT shipping class ----------- C
tile flight, or an approximate range of 1,400 DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
yards. AMMUNITION
Drawing number -------------- 75-1-177
Tabulated Data:
DODAC___
________________________
13()5_A848 References:
Weigh~_______~_______~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 3990 gr
/‘ ~ngth______~_~~~~~~_________-~~~- 7.23 in. (183.6 mm) SB 700-20
Tracer ______________ R284
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~_ TM 9-1300-206

14-15
TM 43-0001-25

CAKI’IUDGE, ZOMM, INCENDIARY, M96

4 7.18 IN. w
(182. &MM)

Type Clnssification: UN0 proper shipping
name _____________
_______________
Ammunition,
,r- incendiary
CON - OTCM 36841. Weight ____________________________
3850 gr
7.13
____________________________ in. (132.3 mm)
%22 ________
_._______._______..__
NA
Primer ______________________
______Percussion
Guns, 20mm, M3 and M24Al. Fuze _______________________________
NA
Explosive:
Type ____________________________
NA
Description: Weight__________________________ NA
Incendiary:
INCENDIARY Cartridge. The body of the Type ____________________________
1 136
projectile is made from cold dracon steel. The Weight_______~~~____~~-~_____-__ 3.92 0~
proJectile nose and body are filled with incendi- Propellant:
ary composition. Type ____________________________
75_1_178A
Weight_______________--______-__ 470 61

Function: Perfornxmce:
Impact with the target by the pro.jectile pro- Chamber pressure ------------ 51,000 psi
duces compression of the heat and friction sensi- Velocity___________________________268fl fps, 78 ft froll]
tive elements in the incendiary mixture causing muzzle
ignition of the mixture.
Shipping and Storage Data;
Tabulated Data:
Quantity-distance classi
DODAC ____________________-------
1305-A776 SCC ___________ ____
_____
_________1.2C
Storage co& ____________________
Class V
UN0 serial number ---------- 0009
DOT shipping class ----------- A

14-17
TM 43-0001-27

DOT designation --------------
AMMUNITION References:
. FOR SMALL
ARMS WITH SB 700-20
INCENDIARY TM 9-1300-206
PROJECITLES
Drawing number -------------- 75-1-178

14-1x
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, 20MM, HIGH EXI’LOSIVE INCENDIARY, M97A2

AR 5984

Fuze _______________________________
PD, M505A3
Qpe Classification:
Explosive:
Type ___________
_____
____________
H761
STD - AMCTC 4376. Weight ________
__________________
120 61’
Incendiary:
Use: Type ______________
_-__________
__ NA
r Weight ____________
---__-________NA
Gun, ZOmm, M24Al. Propellant:
Type _____
_____
________
__________
WC 875 or
Description: IMR 7013
Weight _____
_______
___________
___MBR
UTr-u FYDT nClVP Twf-wwnT A RV Car_
III”11 YIIL UVVl” Y L,.“uI.YInILI

tridgZ-The prolectile has a hollow body filled I’erformance:
with an incendiary composition and a high explo-
sive (called RDX). The base of the pro.jectile Chamber pressure ------------ 51,000 psi
has a base cover and the forward end has a Velocity -_____________________
- ____ 2660 fps, 78 ft fro111
point-detonating (PD) fuze. muzzle

Function:
-- Shipping and Storage Data:
When the primer is initiated, the propellant Quantity-distance class/
ignites. Ignition of the propellant provides hot SCG _____________________________
1.2E
gases to propel the projectile from the weapon. Storage code ______
______________Class V
Upon impact, the point detonating fuze func- DOT shinning class ----------- A
tions, initiating the high explosive filler and dis- DOT des’igna;ion -------------- ~I$Il-Il-I~~ON
persing the incendiary composition.
ARMS WITH
EXPLOSIVE
PROJECTILE
DODAC____________ 1305vA845
_______________ Drawing number -------------- 7259063
Weight __________________.
___--__-_4000 gr
Len,vth_________________
___________7.227 in. References:
(183.6 mm)
Tracer____________________________
_ NA SB 700-20
r‘ Primer _________
______
___
__________Electric, M5M.3Bl TM 9-1300-206

14-19
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, 20MM, TARGET PRACTICE, M99Al

lkpe Classification: Explosive:
Type ________________
_________
___ NA
/“- Weight~~~~~~~~___~~~~~~~
________NA
STD - OTCM 37403.
Incendiary:
Type __________
___-_____________
_ NA
Weigllt ____________________
______NA
Propellant:
Gun, 20mm, M24Al. The cartridge is used Type ____________________
- _______IMR 7013 or
c--
1u1-L--:-:--
Lrtllnlllg,
-___ *__*:--
gull
____l-___ sywem
___-L_-_c__-_
LesLIIlg, tina &Ul IUIIC- WC 875
tion tests.

Description:

TARGET PRACTICE Cartridge. The car- Chamber pressure ------------ 51,000 psi
tridge contains a hollow, inert projectile which Velocity-_- ______
__________________
2680 fps, 78 ft f’~om
has a cavity to control the weight. The alumi- muzzle
num nose is swaged to the body.

Function:
Quantity-distance class/
The prqjectile is inert, therefore no specific SCG _____________________________
1.4C
function takes place except target penetration. Storage co& _______
-_____-______Class V
DOT shipping class ----------- C
Tabulated Data: DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
AMMUNITION
DODAC_ _______________________
___ Drawing number -------------- 7258849
Weight ____
____________________
____
Length __._______________________
__ References:
Tracer _____________________________
lx.:-. ^_ fin _,.,. p-
rl-‘l,l#-‘- ___----___________----------
L5k.3
‘IUU-LU
Fuze __________
_____________
________
TM 9-1300-206
r‘

14-21
TM 4%OOOl-2i

--
CARTRIDGE, 20MM, TARGET I’IUCTICE, MZOJ

7.23 IN. c
(183.6-MM)
!

v \
I
20MY UZIAI
-- -_
-. -.. -II

Qpe Classification: UN0 proper shipping
*lanle.------___-- ______
__________
Cartridges for
STD - AMCTC 4762. weapons, inert pro-
jectiles
ifreigllt ----__---_-___________
______4000 gr
Length (inax) ------------------- 7.23 in. (183.6 mm)
Tracer------_---.- _____
____________
NA
Guns, 20nm, M.7 and M24Al. The cartridme Primer --_.---_-----___---_____-___
Percussion, M36A2
with inert projectile is used in training, gun tes”t- Puze__- ______ ______
________________
NA
ing, and gun system function testing. Esplosive:
Type _-----___---____________
____NA
rveight -____________
_____________
NA
Description: Incendiary:
Type _--_____ _______
______
_______NA
TARGET PRACTICE Cartridge. The car- \eight-----__--- _____
______
_____NA
tridge has a blue painted projectile. The hod, Propellant:
has a cavity to control the weibht and the alumi- Type -__----__---__-_____________ WC 87:’ 01
nuns nose IS swaged to the body. IMR~7613
\Veigllt __________________________
MBR
Function: Iktimimwe:

No specific function takes place upon impact Chamber pressure (maxi) --- 51,000 (copper)
except target penetration. Velocity -___-- ____
______
______
_____2680 fps, 78 ft from
inuzzle

Tabulated Data: Shjpping and Stomge Data:

1305A777
DODAC ____________--______----___ Q;;itity-distance class
UN0 serial number ---------- 0339 ; ___~_~--_~~~____~~__~~~~~~~~~
1 4C
Storage code -______-______ ______ciass V
F-+

14-23
TM 43-0001-27

DOT skipping class ----------- C Ret’erences:
DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
AMMUNITION SB 700-20
Drawing nunlber -------------- 7259106 TM 9-1300-206

14-24
CARTRIIIGE, ZQMM, TARGET PRACTIC15-TRKl5R, hI206,Il
,-

4 8.384 IN.
(212.95~MM)

20MM M204

ORANGE ‘T’s’
\ \
20MM M204
~----_.,

- BLUE -

U
AR 5987

ppe Classification: Tracer-- -___-- _________.___
________ R2&
Primei ____
___________-___
________
_ Pe~cu.s~;i~,l~,Ml15
STD - AMCTC 4762. Fuze --------__-- -__________
________
NA
Explosive:
Qpe _----_______________________ NA
l._-
CJse: Weight --- _____-____-____________
NA
Incendiary:
GUI?, 20mn, Automatic, M139. The car- 'l‘ype _-__________________________ N-4

tridge is used in training and operation of gun ~Vei~~l~t-_-____...___.__._._______ NA

s.ystems with tracer characteristics for visual Propellant:
sighting to target.

Description:

TARGET PRACTICE-TRACER Cartridge. Chamber pressure (inns) --- 54,000 (copper)
The cartridge has a blue painted projectile body Velocity -____--____________
________
:j4:j() fps, 78 ft fj.onl
with a row of orange “T’s” at the front of the pro- muzzle
jectile body.

Quantity-distance class.’
SCG __--___________
______________
1,4C
DODAC --_________________________ 1305_A790 Storage code ---____-_____
_______Class \’
UN0 serial number ---------- 0339 DOT shipping class ----------- C
UN0 proper shipping DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
..n .. . ..
,,(,,‘,~--_--‘-‘---- n,._*..IJ-
&,,-tl‘i”ges - 101
--__-- __--______- r.~_
weapons, inert pro-
jecitles _
Weight -_____--____________________ 48,SJ(j p References.
_--_ _.z
Lellgth_______--_-_________________ 8.384 ill.

(212.95 1mn! SB 700-20
TM 9-1300-206

14-25
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, 2QMM, HIGH EXPLOSIVE INCENDIAR~~ MZIO
/--

I- 7.227 IN.
,._I ^ . ___.
t lW.&MMj
,I

II I
---__.__
--
.-AJ
_---- - -_ _____

_
rQI( ,1
‘it -__. -.. C.’ . . --“I
:j’, J_”
: “:il
il
2
7
T-..-

4-J r-- .:I _
-J
r.--rfly- - - :_;: - /-r ,N

O-
.._-__ .-. _._ ____.____ _ c:-: ’ ‘;, , J F;

/ RED BAND

-YELLOW -
U
AR5988

l&e Classification: UN0 proper shipping
name --------_-_--_----__________
Ammunition,
STD - AMCTC 5433. ___: _ incendiary
Weight (approx)---------------- 4000 gr
Length (max) ------------------- 7.227 in.
(183.6 mm)
Tracer _____
.-_--______.____________
NA
Guns, 2Omm, M3 and M24Al. The projectile Primer --__-_----_____________
_____Percussion, M3(jA2
is effective against aircraft and other targets Fuze __--____
_____________._____
____PD, M5&jA3
that are not heavily armored. Explosive:
Type _______---__________________
H761
Description: Weigllt_____--___________________
120 gl
Incendiary:
HIGH EXPLOSIVE INCENDIARY Type ____________________________
NA
Cartridge. The cartridge has a yellow painted Weight__----_____-_---__________
NA
projectile body with a red band, approximately Propellant:
l/4 inch wide, at forward end. The projectile Type _____-_________-____________
WC 875 or
has a steel body with a cavitv filled with RDX IMR 7013
and aluminum- and a poini-detonating (PD) Weight_____-____________________
MBR
bore-safe fuze.

Performance:
Function:
Chamber pressure (max) --- 51,000 psi (copper)
Ve]ocity____--.-_______----________
2680 + 5() fps, 78 ft
The projectile fuze arms in flight. Upon
impact, the fuze detonates the projectile caus- from muzzle
ing fragmentation of the body with an incendi-
al-’J PffGH
------.
Shipping mcl Storage Data:

Q;F;ity-distance class/
___________
_____
_____________ 1.2J-3(0.4)
DODAC_____
_____
__________
______
_ 1305A863 Storage code -------------------- Class V
UN0 serial number ---------- 0009 DOT shipping class ----------- A

14-27
‘I’M 43-0001-27

DOT designation ------------:- AMMUNITION References:
FOR SMALL
ARMS WITH SB 700-20
EXPLOSIVE TM 9-1300-206
PROJECTILES
Drawing mnnber -------------- 7259105

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CARTI$IDGI<, 20MM, TARGET PRACTICE-‘fRACC3~, M220
6.615 IN.
,a_.-. .-. .a..,
(IO&U-MMJ A

20 MM Ml03

BLUE
REST OF MARKINGS
“T” MARKINGS IN ORANGE
IN WHITE

kl5989
Length --__. ___-_______
_______._.._ 6.615 ill. (168 InIn)
Tvpe Classification:
_------_-- R505 or R403
Tracer---_ _---_--___-____
Primer-_-_-__________ -_---_---_--- Electric
STD - AMCTC 7404. Fuze ________________________-______NA
F.~nlnciv~.
Y’.~“‘“. - c.
‘u’se: 'rype ____________________________
NA
\f7eig&t_______________.__________
NA
Guns, 2Omm, M39, M61 and M168. The car- Incendiary:
tridge is for practice and training. 'rype ____________________________
NA
~~eigllt___________.___.___.______
NA
Description: Propellant:
'rype ________.___________________
WC 870 or WC 872
TARGET PRACTICE-TRACER Cartridge. _---_- MBR (585.605 p)
Weigllt_______-____________
The<ysicnlly iden-
tical to the M55A2 cartridge except that a
tracer element has been added to the base of I’erforiu:~nce:
the projectile. The projectile is painted blue
with orange colored marl&ngs. Chamber pressure ------------ 61,500 psi
.1 1
velocity___________________________
:3380 fps, 78 ft from

Function: muzzle

The prqjectile is similar to the M56A3 projec- _s_Ihilq)ing
ant1 Storage Data:
--- _-
tile, but has no high explosive incendiaq
charge and is assembled with a dummy fuze. Quantity-distance class/
The prqjectile does contain a tracer composition ----_-___-___-1.4C
SCG __-___--__-____
which burns visibly for a minimum of 1.9 see- Storage code _______--__-_______-Cluss V
onds. DOT shipping class ----------- A
DO’l’ clesi~lation -------------- SMALL ARMS
Tahula ted Data: AMMUNITION
Drawing numbrr -------------- 7259146
J)(-jDAC___
_______________________
_ 13()5_A(351
UN0 serial number ---------- 0339
UN0 proper shipping References:
name __-___--____-__-_____ _______ Cartridges fol
weapons, inert pro- SB 700-20
jectiles TM 9-1005-286-10
Weight ------ _--_----_---_.-------- 3935 gr TM 9-1300-206

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DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS lieferences:
.AMMUNITION
WITH SB 700-20
EXPLOSIVE ‘I’M 9-1300-206
PROJECTILES
Drawing number -------------- 7259268 (M242,;
9341i40 (M242Al)

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CARTRIDGE, 20MM, HIGH EXPOSIVE INCENDIARY-TRACER,
SELF-DESTROYING, M246/M246Al

6.615 IN.
(168.0-MM)
I

l/8” RED BAND

2OMM Ml03
I-,,,,. ,. r.r..r-r-
.,C,L,-.~*LI.I .,.a

- YELLOW
REST OF MARKINGS IN BLACK “T” MARKINGS IN RED

lhe Classification: projectile, the incendiary mix and the HE mix
are combined in one pellet. In the M246Al pro-
M246: STD - LCC-B MSR 03816015. jectile, the incendiary is loaded as a separate pel-
M246Al: STD - LCC-A MSR 03816015. let. The HE mix is also loaded as a separate pel-
let along with the SD relay charge pellet and
the tracer charge pellet, This improves fire
start capability,
Gun, 20mm, M168. The cartridge is for use
against aerial targets.
muloted Data:
Description:
DODAC:
M246 -___--- .______.___-_________
1305_A781
HIGH EXPLOSIVE INCENDIARY- M246A1-- --____________________
1305_A792
TR?ZER, SELF-DESTROYING Cartridge. UN0 serial number ---------- 0321
UN0 proper shipping
Functionr .._I..^ n__.L..1J__. ror
,,a,,,e ~~~~------~~_~~-__~~~~~~~~~~
bartrioges F
weapons, with
The cartridge is assembled with an M505A3 bursting charge
point-detonating (PD) fuze. The projectile, in Weight ___.-_____________________.-
4070 gr
addition to the M505A3 fuze, consists of a high 6.615 in,
Le~~gth--_-------~~___~----~~~~._.~ (168 mm)
explosive incendiary (HEI) charge, self- Tracer-.__------- _________
_________R505
destroying (SD) relay charge, and a tracer Primer ___------_______---_---____
Electric, M52A3Bl
charge. ‘l’h PCP nha,.mxc
- .I_“_ fnrwr
Il.UI 6-0 I”&‘A1the cn nl*.ni*-
L“C VY k,,C1‘,,. The Fuxe -~__~~~----~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
111- Pn MG;nE;AT
I aa) I.~“““Lz”
tracer bunIs for about 3 to 7 seconds, where- Esplosive:
upon the relay charge is ignited which deto- Type ____--_----____-______--__.-
H761
nates the HE1 charge low order. If impact with Weight__-__--___________________
115 gr
target occurs prior to self-destruction, the Incendiary:
M505A3 fuze causes the HE1 charge to deto- Type ______--____________---_____
NA
nate high order. Weight____--____________________
NA
Propellant:
Type --__---_---_____-____-__----
WC 870
Difference Between Models: Weight__-------____-------______
MBR (585-605 g)

The basic difference between the models is
in the loading of the projectiles. In the M246

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Performance: DOT designation -------------- AMMUNITION
FOR SMALL
EXPLOSIVE
Chamber pressure ------------ 60,500 psi
PROJECTILES
Velocity --------------------------- ~~,O,ftr”, 50 ft. from
D;ra;g number:
l_______________._.---------
10542384
M246Al ____________-_________I_
9333764
Shipping and Storage Data:
References:
Quantity-distance class/
SCG ______________________-_-----
1.2E (0.4)
Storage code _______-___-________
Class V SB 700-20
TM 9-1005-286-10
DOT shipping class ----------- A
TM 9-1300-206

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CARTRIDGE, DUMMY, 20MM, XM25J

p MARKINGS IN BLACK+

U
AR 5992

Weight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NA
@QpeClassification:
In~;;~lary:
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NA
Not applicable. Weight.......................... NA
Propellant:
Type ............................ NA
Weight.......................... NA
Guns, 20mm, M39, M61, M139, M168, Ml95
and XM197. The cartridge is for training of Performance:
crews. The plastic material, instead of steel,
reduces wear on gun components and fire mech-
anisms. Chamber pressure ------------ NA
Velocity...........................NA

Description:
Shipphil: and Storage I):lti\:
DUMMY Cartridge. The cartridge is of plas-
tic construction. Quantity-distance class!
SCG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NA
Storage co& .................... NA
--i? -'
Tabulated Data: UW 1 shipping ciass ----------- NA
DOT designation -------------- NA
DODAC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13(),5-A89,5 Drawing number -------------- 7259254
Weight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3850 gr
. . .. . .. . . .. . . . . . . .. . . . . . . .. . 6.615 in. (168 mm) References:
kz,h . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NA
Primer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NA SB 700-20
Puze .__............_............... NA TM 9-1005-246-24
Explosive: TM 9-1005-286-10
Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NA TM 9-1300-206

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CARTRIDGE, 20MM, IIIGI-I EXPLOSVIE INCENDIARY-TRACER,
M599 FUZE POINT-DETONATING SELF-DESTROYING M594

‘Ilvpe Classification: the projectile does not impact on intended tar-
get within 4 to 7 seconds, a SD mechanism will
STD - AMCTC 6391. cause high order detonation of the projectile.

Use:_ ‘lhbulated Data:

Gun, M139. D()DAC-----______ 13&j-,4737
- -______________
_-. _^
UN W seriai number ---------- 0321
Description: UN0 proper shipping
na~e--~~------~~--_-~~~~~~__.-_.
Cartridges for
weapons, with
HIGH EXPLOSIVE INCENDIARY-TRACER bursting charge
Cartridge. The cartridge has a point- Type----~------~~~~~~-~~~~~~~_.-_..HEI_'I
detonating (PD) self-destroying (SD) fuze Weight (approx)---------------- 317 g
M594. The projectile is a hollow body filled 1 nnn+h
u~‘,~~r,---------------------- 0 rJ*:-
--___- 0*-J:, 111
with 120 grams of high explosive incendiary (213.ii nix-n)
(HEI) mixture with a tracer tablet at the base Projectile (steel):
and the PD SD fuze screwed onto the nose. Tracer _-----_---____-_- _________ Tablet, 1.17 g
I$leosive (HEI mix) ------- 120 g
~~~~__--~~~------ ____________PD SD, M394, alu_
Function: niinum
Color _____________ ______________
_ yellow with red “‘r
When fired, the weapon firing pin initiates band, black mark-
the primer which ignites the propelling charge. ings
Gases produced by the burning propellant pro- Cartridge case---------------- Steel, Ml87
pel the projectile. The projectile shall function Propellant-----_-------____-..- V’l’L-1375-502-52 g
with high order detonation upon impact or, if Primer percussion ---------- Ml03

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Performance: M528 shipping and storage container:
Material---------- -------- -- ---- Steel
Chamber pressure ------------ 49,500 psi Dimensions ------------------- y5$6; g-39164 x
Velocity -----1-1------------------- 3460 fps, 78 ft from
muzzle Cube --------.------------------- 0.35 cu ft
Drawing number C/R------ 10535815

Shipping and Storage Data: Packing:

Quantity-distance class/ 25 cartridges, 20111111 linked with M601
SCG ----------------------------- l,2E a1mor piercing incendiary-tracer, cartridges in
Storam code -------------------- Class IV ratio with 3 M599 to 2 M601 in shipping and
DOT shipping class ----------- A storage containers M528. Two shipping and
DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS storage containers (50 cartridges) in a wire-
bound box.
&%YN1 IYoN
EXPLOSIVE References:
PROJECTILE
DARCOM 700-3-2
TM 9-1300-206

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CARTRIDGE, 20MM, ARMOR PIERCING INCENDIARY-TRACER, M601

I< 9.39IN. I
(213.11.MM)
I I

U
._ A___
AR5994

Type Classification: Tal>ulated Data:
STD - AMCTC 4762. Complete round:
UN0 serial number -------- 0009
Use: UN0 proper shipping
name --__-__--------__-____--- Ammunition,
Gun, M139. incendiary
DODAC ______.______________... 1305-A786
Type _______ ___ __________ ________ API-T
Description: Weight ________ . . . . __________._
._ 310 g
Lel1gt.h ______________________.. _ 8.39 in.
ARMOR PIERCING INCENDIARY-TRACER (213.112 111111)
Cartridge. The tungsten-carbide core is the Cannon used with ---------- Ml39
main part of the projectile, and is the penetra- Projectile (111 g):
tor. The ballistic cap (ogivel contains an incendi- Penetrator (core)------------ Tungsten-carbide
ary pellet. A tracer tablet is at the base of the Body ____________________________ Aluminulll alloy,
projectile. The projectile body is painted black 22.5 g
with white markings and with red painted “T’s” Windshield ________________.___ Aluminum, 9.4 g
encircle the ogive (signifjling tracer). kr;;tiary ____________________ XM71 pellet, 0.45 g
, __________________________ Tablet, 1.17 g
Function: Fuze_____________________________NA
Color____________________________Black with white

When fired, the weapon firing pin initiates marking with “T”
the primer which ignites the propelling charge. red bound
Cartridge case.... _________. . . Steel, Ml87
Gases produced by the burning propellant pro-
pel the projectile. Upon imact with the target, Propellant (VTL 1375-502):
the nose (ogive) ruptures and the incendiary Weight (approx) ------------- 53 g
composition ignites on exposure to the air. Primer (percussion) -------- Ml03

. . nn
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Performance: M528 shipping and storage container:
Material~_~~~~_~_~~~_____~~~~~~~
Steel
Chamber pressure ------------ 49,500 psi Dimensions ------------------- 14-9/16 s g-39/64 x
Vel~city~-~~~~--~~~-_~~~~~~~~~~~~__
3610 fps, 78 ft fronl 4-5/16 in.
rn..""l,3
,11U&.LIss
cube _--___________-_____________
0.35 cu ft
Drawing number C/R------ 10535805

Shipping and Storage Data: Packins
25 cartridges, 20mm linked with M599
Qua&y-distance class/ high explosive incendiary-tracer cartridges in a
________-___--______---------
1.4G ratio of 3 M599 to 2 M601 in shimine and stor-
Storage co& ____________
_I______ Class m age container M528. Two contai&rsin a wrap-
DOT shipping class ----------- A around crate.
DOT designation -------------- SMALL ARMS
AMMUNITION References:
WITH
INCENDIARY
PROJECTILE DARCOM 700-3-2
TM 9-1300-206

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CARTRIDGE, 20MM, MULTIPURPOSE TRACE SELF-DESTROYING, M940

6.165 IN. c

156.6 MM
I

:R 2871-A

mpe Classification: the 20mm M246 HEI-T-SD as the primary air
defense cartridge for the VADS and any of its
improved versions.
TC STD A - Approved March 13,1989.

Function:
The existing Vulcan Air Defense System The projectile consists of a steel body
WADS) and Product Improved Vulcan Air charged with a HE mix, Composition A-4 (MIL-
Defense System (PIVADS) M246 ammunition is C-4401, and an incendiary mix, Type I (equiva-
incapable of providing defense against the mod- lent I-68). The projectile has an aluminum
ern enemy threat at combat ranges greater nose charged with Type II incendiary (equiva-
than 1,600 meters because of inherent perfoim- lent I-136). The hardened forebody of the projec-
ante limitations including poor flight character- ti!e provides for defeat of !ightweight armor
istics, self-destroying ranges, and terminal (3/8 RI-IA at well over 500 ml. The incendiaries
effectiveness. Therefore, the Army decided to provide a built-in delay when initiated on the
pursue acquiring a new round of ammunition thin skin of an aircraft, and the projectile
for VADS/PIVADS which would exhibit better explodes approximately 1 foot behind the skin.
exterior ballistics and greater lethality than the The M940 cartridge, therefore, is primarily
exisitin M24G High Explosive Incendiary- intended for air defense but has a secondary
Tracer s elf-Destroying (HEI-T-SD) ammunition. roll against light armored vehicles. The M940
contarns a chemical S&A intended to reduce
Description: the probability of functioning on a 0.04 alumi-
num plate at 1 meter from the muzzle. When
MULTIPURPOSE TRACE SELF- initiated, all projectile fragnlents go forward.
DESTROYING Cartridge. The cartridge is an
mlproved fuzeless pyrotechnic initiated 20mm Tabulated Data:
HE cartridge. The projectile consists of a heavy-
walled ste&l body charged with explosive mix Complete round:
and an incendiary mix, and an aluminum nose UN0 serial number -------- 0321
charged with another incendiary mix. The pro- UN0 proper shipping
jectile also has safe and arming (S&A), tracer, _--____Cartridges for
name __________________
and self-destroying which is initiated by heat weapons, with
from combustion of the tracer composition. bursting charge
The lack of fuze permits an enhanced aero- DGDAC ________________________
1305_A710
dynamic ogive shape which results in a reduc- Type ____________________________ MPT_SD

tion in drag factor and reduced time of flight, Weight__________________________ 264 g

thereby extending the effectiveness of the Length (max)-----------------
6.165 in.
VADS from 1,200 meters to 2,000 meters (156.6 mm)
against aircraft targets. The M940 will replace Cannon used with ---------- Ml68

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Projectile: Performance:
Tracer-modified ------------- R505
Primer-electric -------------- M52A3Bl Chamber pressure (nm.s) --- 60,500 psi
Fuze-------- _____________________
NA Velo~ity__~~_~_~~~~__~__~_~~~~_____3350 + 45 fps, 78 ft
from niuzzle
Esplosive:
Type _____________________________
Camp A.4
Weight-__-______________________ 4g Shipping and Stompe Ihitn:

Incendiary: DggGhazard class/division/
Tsrpe ____________________________
I __________________.____-___--
08 (1.2E)
Weigllt __________________________
1.2 g DOT shipping class ----------- Clasp ,A explosive
Incendiary: DOT designation -------------- &R&RIIgE FOR
T_ype____________________________
II
Weight __________________________
3g Drawing number -------------- 12551767
Incendiary: NSN __________-____________________
1305-01-283-2134
‘r-me __________________________
_- Potassiuln
Perchlorate
Weig~~t_~__________~~~~~~~~~~~~~~0.2 g References:.
Propellant: TM 9-1300-206
Type ____________________________
WC 866
Weight --_________-_--_-__-------
37 g

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CHAPTER 15

25MM CARTRIDGES

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CARTRIDGE, 25MM, ARMOR PIERCING DISCARDING SABOT-TRACER, M791

1.19IN.

‘IlvpeClassification: l’hbulated Data:
STD - MSR 12796010. Co11p2let;round:
____________________---- 1305-A974
UN0 serial number -------- 0339
UN0 proper shipping
~~~nr_~__~ name_____________________-___
__-___- Cafir&xes for
Automatic cannon, zomm, M242. P-- ---

weapons, inert pro-
jectile
Description: Type _-________
__________________ APDS-T
Weight- ______ ________
_______ -___ 458 -c 15 g
ARMOR PIERCING DISCARDING SABOT- Length ____ 8.78 in. (223 mm)
_____________________
TRXJE’R Cartridge. The cartridge is a fixed Cannon used with ---------- M242
type, percussion primed 25mm ammunition, Projectile:
intended as the armor piercing service round to &&rator (core) ------------ Tungsten-alloy
successfully engage lightly armored vehicles. _-_______________--_________Nylon, aluminum
The cartridge consists of a sabot encapsulated base
projectile body, crimped to a steel cartridge case Y;;Eeap ____--____ *__.I________ Poyethylene
containing 98 grams of extruded propellant, ~~~~~~_~~~~~~_~*~~~~~~~~~~
Ml15 percussion primer and booster pellet. &&osive ___________________ ___NA
The projectile body consists of a solid tungsten -_________________-__________NA
alloy penetrator, pressed on aluminum wind- Color _----____ _-___-__I_--_-_____ Black with white
shield, pressed-m tracer pellets, molded dis- markings
carding-type nylon sabot, staked aluminum Cartridge case .____ ___________ Cl030 steel
base and pressed-on polythylene nose cap. Propellant:
Type _________-_______________--- Radford AP225
Function: Weight_______.-_________________ 0.221 lb
Primer percussion ---------- Ml15
When fired, the weapon firing pin initiates
the primer which ignites the propelling charge.
Gases produced by the burning propellant pro- Performance:
pel the projectile from the cannon and ignite
the tracer. Setback, centrifugal and air pres- &am-herpressure------------&go0 psi
sure forces cause the sabot to discard upon leav- Range 15,000 m
__________-_________________I
ing the gun tube. The penetrator (core) is spin- Muzzle v&city 1330 nips,
________________ 4370 fps
stabilized and penetrates the target solely by
kinetic energy.
TM 43-0001-27

arorage u&a: (emptyj __.___________
ClL:-,:-- _-a c-Y* _.._ _~ I\
3111wmx an0 welgnt
1.1 . , . I

7.94 ib
Dimensions ------------------- 13.8 x 13.8 x 5.5 in.
Drawing number C/R------ 12013533
Quantity-distance class/
SCG 1-_____-__-_11_______________
1.4c
Storage code ------_------_----_. Class IV Packing:
DOT shipping class ----------- A
DOT designation _~_~~-_----_-~ AMMUNITION Tactical packing unit 30 linked cartridge in
FOR CANNON two i5-round beits packed nose-to-nose with
WITH SOLID two plastic separators in plastic shipping and
PROJECTILE storage container M621.
M621 shipping and storage:
Material------~~~~~_~~~~~~~~~-~. Polypropelene References:
plastic
Weight (tactically DARCOM 700-3-2
packed) -___l___.--l-_-___---.47.7 lb TM 9-1300-206

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CARTRIDGE, 25MM, HIGH EXPLOSIVE INCENDIARY-TRACER, M792
WITH FUZE POINT-DETONATING SELF-DESTROYING M758

!iR
5999

Type Classification: ignites the propellant charge. The projectile is
launched at a velocity of 1100 meters per sec-
STD - MSR 12796010. ond, achieving a maximum effective range of
3000 meters. Upon impact, the fuze functions
and the HE1 filler detonates dispersing the
Use: incendiary mixture. The self-destroying require-
ment is 6.2 seconds per minute and prior to
Automatic cannon, 25mm, M242. impact.

Description: Tabulated Data:
HIGH EXPLOSIVE INCENDIARY-TRACER Coxxp~zt; round:
Cartridge. The cartridge is a fixed type, percus- _______..__.________----
1305_A975
sion prrmed 25mm munition, intended -as the UN0 serial number -------- 0321
high explosive service round to succszesfFulF UN0 proper shipping
engage unarmored ground targets. - name _________________________
Cartridges for
--mm~o--
~~-
tridge consists of a high explosive incendiary weapons, with
(HEI) filled, one piece projectile body that is bursting charge
crimped to a steel cartridge case containing 90 Type _______________________-____
HEI_T
grams of ball propellant, Ml15 percussion Weight__________________________ 1.11 lb
primer and booster pellet. The projectile body Length ------------------------- 8.63 in. (219.2 mm)
consists of a hollow Cl045 steel body, screwed Projectile:
on M758 fuze, swaged iron rotating band, 32 Body Steel, Cl045
____________________-______
grams of H761 HE1 mix and pressed-in tracer Tracer _____.____________________Pellet
ellets. Projectile length, including tracer F;;leosive (HEI mix) ------- 4761, 32 g
g oom, varies by manufacturer from 3.94 to 4.66 ________________________-____
PD SD, M756
inches. Color ________________
- ______.
-___Yellow with red
band and black
markings
Function: Cartridge case---------------- Steel, Cl030
Propellant:
When fired, the primer is mechanically initi- Type _________.__________________
WC 890
ated by the weapon firing pin. The primer out- Weight_______-______---_____-___ 90 g
put ignites the booster pellet which, in turn, Primer percussion ---------- Ml 15

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Performance: M621 shipping and storage container:
Material_~~~~~~~~.~~~~~~~_______
Polypropylene
Range _____________I___-__-------__
3000 m Weight (tactically
packed) ____________________--
47.7 lb
Muzzle velocity ---------------- 1100 mps, 3610 fps
Self-destruct ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
6.2 mps Weight (empty) -------------- 7.94 lb
Dimensions ------------------- 13.8 x 13.8 x 5.5 in.
Drawing number------------ 12013230
Shipping and Storage Data: Packing:

Qm&ity-distance ciassi Tacticai packing unit 30 hiked cartridge iii
1-1-________1___11___I---------
1.2E two X-round belts packed nose-to-nose with
Storage code Class
____________________ w two plastic separators in plastic shipping and
DOT shipping class ----------- A storage container M621.
DOT designation -------------- AMMUNITION
FOR CANNON References:
WITH
EXPLOSIVE DARCOM 700-3-2
PROJECTILE TM 9-1300-206

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CARTRIDGE, 25MM, TARGET PRACTICE-TRACER, M793

6.63 IN. +
(219. MM)

IGNITION
__ .._. __..
BOOSTER
/ PRoP:LLANT

TP PROJECTILE
Ml1 5 PRIMER STEEL CARTRIDGE
CASE

4.56 IN.
I- (115.6.h!M) -t
I

!R 5999

T.-a 8-l.-.““:R~~4:~....
JlJC Llu33111LxlLIuu~

STD - MSR 12796010.
Cox;p$;; round:
Use: ____________________-_--
1305mA976
UN0 serial number -------- 0339
Automatic cannon, 25mm, M242. UN0 proper shipping
I^_^ fi--L.L.J--- l”I
‘l=Ille _________________________
~~~-L~-,q;aa c--
weapons, inert pro-
Description: jectiie
Type ________________
____-_
______TP-T
TARGET PRACTICE-TRACER Cartridge. Weight .~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
1.11 lb
The cartridge is a fixed type, percussion primed
25mm munition, intended as a substitute for Length _________________________
6.63 in. (219 mm)
the high explosive incendiary with tracer serv- Projectile:
ice round for target practice in training, gun Body --_-________________________
Steel, C1035/12/14
testing, and gun system functioning. The car- Tracer __________________________
Pellet
L--I>__
mage comis& Of 8 hiioiii, iW0 pieW pi%jjedik ~xpiosive~~~~~~_~_~__~_~~__~___ NA
body that is crimped to a steel cartridge case con- Fuze_____________________________NA
taining 90 grams of ball propellant, Ml15 Color____________________________Blue with white
percussion primer and booster pellet. The pro- markings
jectile body consists of a hollow Cl035 steel Cartridge case---------------- Cl030
body screw-on steel nose piece, swaged iron
rotating even band and pressed-in tracer pellets. Propellant:
Type ____________________________
WC 890
Function: Weight__________________________ 0.3 lb
Primer percussion ---------- Ml15
The cartridge functions the same as the
M792, except upon impact the projectile is inert.

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_--
Performance: DOT designation -------------- AMMUNITION
FOR CANNON
Range ---1-1-1-----.------_----.--- 6000 m, 1968583 WITH EMPTY
Muzzle velocity ---------------- 3609 fps, 78 ft from PROJECTILE
muzzle Packing:
Tactical packing unit 30 linked cartridge in
Shipping and Storage Data: two 15-round belts packed nose-to-nose with
two plastic separators in plastic shipping and
storage container M621.
QuaC$ity-distance class/
----------------------------- 1.4c References:
Storage code ----------------.--- 11 B
DOT shipping class ----------- Class B DARCOM 700-3-2
TM 9-1300-206
TM 43-0001-27

CARTRIDGE, 25MM, DUMMY, M794

RESIN CARTRIDGE CASE PROJECTILE‘BODY

------+ u-____
AR 6000

‘PvpeClassification: Projectile:
Body _____________________________
Steel, Cl035
Tracer __________________________
NA
STD - DA Letter December 1981. Explosive .__._-________________
NA
Fu~e~~~~~~~~~~~_~~~~_~~~__~~~__~_NA
Color__--__---__.________________Silver braze
Cartridge case---------------- Steel, Cl030
Automatic cannon, 25mm, M242. The car- Pr$l~l&JaIlt
tridge is used for non-firing system checkout _____________________---___
Epoxy resin
for the 25mm automatic cannon M242 and train- (polyurethane)
ing of the crew. Primer--__--____
________________NA

Description:
DUMMY Cartridge. The cartridge is a modi- Performance:
fiedI%%%uget practice with tracer (TP-T) pro-
jectile silver brazed to a modified standard car- Chamber pressure ------------ NA
tridge case and is completely inert. The Velocity____________________.______NA
cartridge case cavity is filled through an
enlarged primer hole with an epoxy resin filler
to approximate the weight of the M792 high
explosive incendiary-tracer and M793 TP-T serv- Shipping and Storage Data:
ice cartridges. The threaded nose of the TP-T
projectile is silver brazed to the projectile body
Quantity-distance class/
to improve physical integrity. The external con- SCG ________-_________.____-_____
NA
figuration of the M794 metal dummy cartridge Storage code _________.__________
NA
(by use of standard components) is the same as
DOT shipping class ----------- NA
that of the M792 HEI-T and M793 TP-T service hnm I--.__ _LI_
uu I aesignation -------------- NONEXPLOSiVE
cartridges. AMMUNITION
M621 shipping and storage container:
Tabulated Data: Material~~~~~~~__~~~~~~~__-~____
Polypropelene
plastic
C;;pglet; round: Length (max)----------------- 14.3 in.
____________.___________
1305-A967 Width (max) ___---___-__-_ ____13.9 in.
Type ______________________
-____-Dummy, inert Height (m~)~_-~~~_~~~~~~~~__ 5.7 ill.
Weight (w/o link) ------------ 1.11 lb Packaged weight (30
Length ____-____
-___----__-___--3.63 in. (219 mm) linked rounds) ------------ 47.7 lb

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Wooden box: Packing:
Length _----__I____________-----
fF.i ii.
Width ___________I________------- Packing consists of 30 linked cartridges in
12’in. ’
Height~~____~~~~~~~~___~~~~~~~~~ two l&round belts in M621 plastic shipping
Weight: and storage containers, or
Packed (40 rounds Danbinm
A ubnulg rmncidc
G”..Y.“U nf
“1 Fin .____--_
“V linke,d r.a&ridges
_______o-_ ill
.~~ a
with link) __l._______ll___
85.3 lb wooden shipping and storage contamer, or
Packed (80 rounds Packing consists of 80 tubed cartridges in a
without link)------------ 119 lb wooden shipping and storage container.
Drawing number------------ 12013880
References:
DARCOM 700-3-2

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CARTRIDGE, 25.4MM, DECOY, MS39

CHAFF, GLASS, Kl BAND

CASE, CARTRIDGE

&CHAFF, GLASS, J BAND

IMPULSE CARTRIDGE
\_

CARTRIDGE, 25.4MM, DECOY M939
19206 ASSY 9329699
LOTNO. 0

6.06 IN.
(295.2.MM) ‘I
U
AR 6001

Type Classification: air where it blooms into a radar reflecting cloud
that breaks “Lock On” by radar-controlled
STD - MSR 02816005. weapon systems.

Tabulated Data:
The cartridge is a decoy to provide an effec-
tive survivial counter-measure for Army air- Co-~;pfA; round:
craft against radar controlled weapon systems. ---------_--_.---__----- 1305_A965
UN0 serial number -------- 0454
Description: UN0 proper shipping
name ----- --------------__--__ Igniters
Type ___.________________________
Decoy
DECOY Cartridge. The cartridge is ammuni- Weight__________________________ 0.34 lb
tion item consisting of a plastic outer case nomi- Length _________________________
8.08 in. (205.2 mm)
nally l-inch wide x l-inch high x &inches long, Body ____________________________
Plastic
a payload made up of approximately 390,000
E;;leosive -_-------------------_ NA
strands of aluminum coated glass fibers. The --__.---_----__---_---------- NA
payload is sectioned into several bundles of Color --------- ----- ---_---------_ Unpaillted
chaff dipoles. There are three different lengths
Drawing number------------ 9329609
of bundles in the payload. In addition, the item Specification number ------ MIL-G63338(AR)
contains a .pla&ic end cap, plastic piston, felt
P;yFa;d :
spacer, and impulse cartridge. ____
______
____
______
____
____Aluminum coated
glass rods
Function: Weight__________________________ 0.26 lb
E+yemg charge:
The cartridge is fired by electrical initiation ---- ----- --------- --- ------- Hercules bulls eye
of the impulse cartridge M796. The gases gener- smokeless powder
P,,WJh.r
uvGv “, thn F.l”nt; r\11,,
L.lr .u.arrr~neu ;m.W.\cs ,.“-.+“:rl--
uIOc:LL11 “F...” n
c1lug= GauJe:,
^ ^_^
'fl&ght_..___.___________________~~~13 0~
the piston to expel the c Kaff payload into the Impulse cartridge ----------- M796

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Shipping and Storage Data: Packing:

Quantity-distance class/ Two PA19 metal containers containing 50
SCG _____________________________
1.4s decoy cartridges each (width-size) in wood box.
DOT shipping class ----------- C
--7 -
DO1 designation ______________ELECTRIC References:
w&m~~ss c
TM 9-1300-206
HANDLE ’
CAREFULLY
Packing box:
_____67 lb
Weight _____________________
Dimensions ------------------- t$.it; 13.27 x
. .

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CARTRIDGE, 25MM, TARGET PRACTICE DISCARDING SABOT-TARGET,M910
8.78 IN.
4 (223MM) b

1.19 IN.
(.3&MM)

:R5997
Wpe Classification: allowing the spin-stabilized core to match the
armor piercing round trajectory to a range of
To be approved. 2000 meters. Upon tracer burnout, the light-
weight core loses velocity rapidly and eventu-
ally tumbles when its velocity goes below the
Use:
speed of sound.
Automatic cannon, 25mm, M242. Tabulated Data:
Description: Complete round:
DGDAC --______________________ 1305-A940
TARGET PRACTICE DISCARDING SABOT- UN0 serial number -------- 0328
TR.X!ER Cartridge. The cartridge is a fixed UN0 proper shipping
type, percussion primed 25mm ammunition, name ----- ____-_______________ Cartridges for
intended as a training substitute for armor pierc- weapons, inert pro-
ing service ammunition. The cartridge consists jectile
of a sabot encapsulated projectile body, crimped Type _______ ________
_____________ TPDS-T
to a steel cartridge case containing 97 e-rams of Ul&*Lt
.,=, __~~~~~~ ~~~~ 42I.k ‘E”
g,,r. _--________________

A* 6
I ______

extruded propellant, Ml15 percussioc-primer Length _________________________ 8.73 in. (223 mm)
and booster pellet. The projectile body consists Cannon used with ---------- M242
of a solid steel core, pressed-on aluminum wind- Projectile:
shield, pressed-in tracer pellets, molded dis- Core ________ ______
_______________ Steel
carding-type nylon sabot, staked aluminum Sabot___--- ______ -_______________ r:JF aluminum
base and pressed-on polyethylene nose cap.
-Nose cap ~~~~~~_~~~~~___~_~~~~~~Pnlv&hvbne
_ ‘~-J ____J _____
Function: Tracer __________________
________ Magnesium
Explosive ______________________
Fuze ______________
_______________K
When fired, the weapon firing pin initiates
Color ____________________
________ Blue with white
the primer which ignites the propelling charge.
Gases produced by the burning propellant pro- markings
pel the projectile through the barrel and ignite Cartridge case _______________ _ Steel, Cl030
the tracer. Centrifugal and air pressure forces Propellant:
Type ____________________________
cause the sabot, protective cap, and aluminum
Weight__________________________
base to discard upon leaving the barrel. The
high mass flow tracer decreases the base drag, Primer Percussion----------

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Performance: Weight (tactically
packed) __._______-________-__
45 lb
Chamber pressure ------------ 56,000psi Weight (empty) -------------- 8 lb
Range __-_________________-.______
8000 m Dimensions ------------------- 13.8 x 13.8 x 5.5 in.
Muzzle velocity ---------------- 1545 mps, 5070fps Drawing number (for
packing M910 in
M621)___- ._______
-__--_--_--_12556515
Shipping and Storage Data:
DOD hazard class/SCG------ 1.2C (08) Packing:
Storage class -------------------- Class B ex losive
DOT designation --_I___ _______AMMUNIFION
FOR CANNON Tactical packing unit 30 linked cartridges in
WITH SOLID two l&round belts packed nose-to-nose with
PROJECTILES two plastic separators in plastic shipping and
DOT label~~-~~~~~____~~-~~~~~~~~~ Explosive B storage container M621.
UN serial number------------- 0328
References:
. *ac_
MtiLl shipping and storage:
Material_~-~~~-~~~~~~~~--~~~~---Polypropylene DARCOM 700-3-2
plastic TM 9-1300-206

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CARTRIDGE, 25MM, ARMOR PIERCING FIN STABILIZED
DISCARDING SABOT-TRACER, M919
,993 MAX

M115.
-? MOD
~~ A PRIMER
ALUMINUM SABOT

DU PENETR-ATOR
TRACER STiEL FIN
\ PLASTIC PROTECTIVE CAP
FLASH TUBE ASSEMBLY fl
ALUMINUM WINDSCREEN J
s1R5996

Type Classification: screen and a threaded steel fin with pressed-in
tracer pellets. The three piece aluminum sabot
STD. utilizes a nylon obturator and a polyethylene
nose cap.

Function:
Automatic cannon, 25mm, M242.
When fired, the weapon firing pin initiates
the primer which ignites the propelling charge.
Description: Gases produced by the burning propellant pro-
pel the projectile through the barrel and ignite
ARM;R PIER;;NG FIN STABILIFED the tracer. Centrifugal, air, and gas pressure
DISCAR ING S OT-TRACER Cartridge. forces cause the obturator, sabot, and nose cap
The cartridge is a fixed type, percussion primed to discard upon leaving the barrel. The low
25mm ammunition, intended to supersede the drag subcaliber projectile travels along its trajec-
M791 for use in combat. The cartridge consists tory stabilized by the fin and a small amount of
of a subcaliber projectile inside an aluminum spin. The tracer allows visual contact with the
sabot, crimped to a steel cartridge case contain- fired round as it travels downrange. Upon
ing 97 grams of extruded propellant, modified impact, kinetic energy stored in the subprojec-
Ml15 percussion primer and flash tube. The tile causes it to punch through an armored
subprojectile consists of a depleted uranium pen- target and inflict considerable damage inside,
etrator with a pressed-on aluminum wind- prohibiting any further use of the target.

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Tabulated Data: Weight I____-_____-_____-________
98-c3g
Primer percussion ---------- Ml 15 Mod A
f!nmnlde
V”.“p,““‘”
mllna~
.“..I_...

DODAC ____-_____________-II___ 13&j-A986 Performance:
UN0 serial number -------- 0328
UN0 proper shipping Chamber ressure ------------ 56,000 psi
name ___________
-___---__-~--_C&ridges for Muzzle vePocity ---------------- 1420 mps, 4659 fps
weapons, inert pro-
jectile Shipping and Storage Data:
APFSDS-T
450 f 15 g DOD hazard class/SCG ------ 1.2C
8.78 in. (223 mm) Storage code -------------------- Class B explosive
M242 DOT designation -------------- AMMUNITION
FOR CANNON
Depleted uranium WITH SOLID
Aluminum PROJECTILES
Polvethvlene UN serial number------------- 0328 and 2912

NA
Packing:
Black and white
obturator Tactical packing unit 30 linked cartridges in
Steel, C1030 two 15-round belts packed nose-to-nose with
two plastic separators in plastic shipping and
Hercules HES9053 storage container M621.

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CHAPTER 16

30MM CARTRIDGES

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CARTRIDGE, 30MM, TARGET PRACTICE, M788

I
I- BLUE 2
MARKtNGS IN WHITE

!&I 6002

‘Pvpe Classification: ~~~gth--------~------~~~~..-~~~.-~__ 7.864 in.
(199.75 mm)
STD. Tracer----------~~~-~-~~~..~__.-.-.
NA
Primer --II_----------_____-----___
Electric, PA520
Fuze -____--__----______
____________
NA
Explosive:
Type _____Im_________s_
__________
NA
Automatic cannon, 30mm, KM230 (U.S.), Weight~----~-~~__~~~
____________
NA
ADEN MK IV (NATO), DEFA 55W553 (NATO). Incendiary:
The cartridge is used in target practice. Type ----------___--__ _________NA
Weig~t----~~-~-~_-.~..~~_.__..__~
NA
Description: Propellant:
Type __-________ _______
_________
_ WC 855
Weight---------__----- __________MBR, 50 61’
TARGET PRACTICE Cartridge. The car-
tridge has a blue painted projectile with white Performance:
markings. The inert/solid projectile is a three
~~~__acs_s~~l~~c~nsistingof steel body with cav-
“J, I “bablllg “cd, Ziiii: ihiiiiitiiii
-___ piece.
nose ~~~~~~ ChnmhPr
a.---a-,,a ~PPECIWO
r.---...L I~w-T\_____
\u.e/----- An IXM +n
I”,““II A A nrn
C” -i-t,Jti”
The cartridge case is aluminum. psi (280-310 MPa)
velocity .-_____--___________--_____ 2&Q) fps (805 mps)

Function: Shipping and Storage Data:

The cartridge consists of an inert, solid pro- Q;~~ty;dist_anc~ class/
jectile without a fuze. No function takes place - __ - - ___--___---_-1.4c
except penetration of target. Storage co& --------____--______Class V
DOT shipping class ----------- B
DOT designation
_ -------------- AMMUNITION
Tabulated Data: FOR CANNON
WITH SOLID
1305_BI18
DODAC_-_____-_--_____-________-- PROJECTILES
UN0 serial number ---------- 0339 Drawing number -------------- 28114038
UN0 proper shipping
name_- ________
_______
________
___Cartridges for References:
weapons, inert pro-
jectile SB 700-20
Weight _-_____-____________--------
5371 gr
TM 9-1300-206

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CARTRIDGE, 30Ml5 HIGH EXPLOSIVE DUAL PURPOSE, M789

:R 6003

Tvpe Classification: UN0 proper shipping
name-_---______-______
__________Cartridges for

STD. weapons, with
bursting charge
Weight -_-___--_______________---__
5371 gr
Use:
7I .““X
c)____----_-----_________________
Leneth RKA a**.
in
(199.75 mm)
Automatic cannon, 30mm, M230 (U.S.). Tracer- _____________________
_______
NA
Primer ~.__~~~~~-~~~~~~_~~______
___Electric, PA520
Description: Puze --------___---_____
-________
___PD, M759
Explosive:
HIGH EXPLOSIVE DUAL PURPOSE Type __-_________________________
PBXN_5

Cartridge. The cartridge consists of a steel pro- Weight------___----_____--______ 340 gr
jectile body loaded with HMX exnlosive and Incendiary:
spin compensated shaped charge liner, point det- Type ____________________________
NA
nno,;r-rr IDn\ hA.., .Ymc,..
ii.-- -.--1 -I..---:--.---.
VlfuL~~~ij \A U, UULC 3alc ILLZC imu UIUII~~UI~~
----
car-
lX~F.~A..e x7*
.,~,~,,~--_____-____~__-__~~~~~~~~
iyn
tridge case. Propellant:
Type __----_____--_______________
WC 855
Weight---_____---___.__.________ MBR, 50 gr
Purpose:

The projectile fuze arms in flight. Upon Performance:
impact, the fuze initiates the projectile explo-
_:.._ zz,,_- T\_L-_-C’I_.. -f 11 f-ll
51ve IIII~~. Uetondtion 01 tne ruler charge coi-
Chamber pressure (avg)----- 40,000 to 44,950
lapses the shaped charge liner resulting in the
formation of an armor-piercing jet. In addition, psi (280-310 MPa)
Ve~ocity--~--------__-----.~~_~.-. 2640 fps (805 nips)
main charge detonation produces fragmenta-
tion of the projectile body resulting in
antipersonnel effects in target vicinity. Shipping and Storage Data:
Tabulated Data: Qm&ity-distance class/
,,____I’_,I ________________
_____1.2E (0.4)
DOD.4C_____________________
______
1 r?nKRlr)a
AVYV-YIYII r3Lorage code --_-___---_-___-__-_
Class ‘v
UN0 serial number ---------- 0321 DOT shipping class ----------- A

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DOT designation -------------- AMMUNITION References:
‘FOR CANNON
WITH SOLID SB 700-20
PROJECTILES TM 9-1300-206
Drawing number -------------- 28114062

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CARTRIDGE, 30MM, DUMMY, MS48

CASE CRIMP
(2 PLACES) ALUMINUM NOSE
\ (2011-T3)

/ STEEL BODY
MACH&CREW
ROTATING BAND (1616) U

iR 6004

Qpe Classification: Explosive:
Type _____________--_____________
NA
Weight__________________________ NA
STD - LCC-A MSR 04826009.
Incendiary:
Type ____________________________
NA
Weight__________________________ NA
Propellant:
Automatic cannon, 30mm, M230. The car- Type -___________________________
NA
tridge is used in drills of the weapon mecha- Weight_----______----___________ NA
nism and to test link/delink functions. Projectile:
Len@ __--------_____----_---__ 1
..”OA*.I”
3R ,,,I,>
111&11
Description: Case ____- _______ ________Aluminum
__-________

DUMMY Cartridge. The cartridge is com- Performance:
plem with modified target practice (TP)
rojectile and cartridge case. Primer and propel- Chamber pressure ------------ NA
Pant are replaced with threaded steel bolt velocity---________-_______________NA
nt.tnrhd
ll--**ls tn
IV thn
I...# hate
UUYb nf
V. thn
“.A_ nmk-.t~lo
)II”JCCC.&G hr4.v
““UJ tn
L”
maintain same weight and balance as the TP Shipping and Storage Data:
cartridge. The projectile body is steel with an
aluminum nose. Q;ua&ity-distance class/
_________
--- ______
_____ ______NA
Storage co& ____-_______________
NA
Tabulated Data: DOT shipping class ----------- NA
DOT designation -------------- NONEXPLOSIVE
AMMUNITION
Drawing number -------------- 11825935

______________ NA
_______________ References:
Primer ________________
_____
_______NA
______NA
Puze --_______________________ DARCOM 700-3-2

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CARTRIDGE, 30MM, TEST, MS83

CASE CRIMP ALUMINUM NOSE
PAS20 WCB55
ELECTRIC PRIMER (2 PLFCES) (2011-n)
PROPELLANT

IGtillER FLASHTUBE SlEfL BODY
PELLETS (3) / (1018)
ROTATING BAND

Wpe Classification: Explosive:
Type ____________________________
NA
Weight__________________________ NA
STD - LCC-A, MSR 06827003.
Incendiary:
Type ____________________________
NA
Weight__________________________ NA
Propellant:
Automatic cannon, 30mm, M230. The car- Type ____________________________
WC 855
tridge is used in proof testing the weapon and Weight__________________________ 772 gr
barrel. Projectile:
Weight__________________________ 5031 F
Description: Length 79.13
_________________________ mm

TEST Cartridge. The cartridge is a high pres- Performance:
sure test _rnund
--__- which nrnvides
r------- 120 nnment.
r-- -----
chamber pressure to proof test the weapon and
barrel. Case, primer, and propellant are identi- Chamber pressure ------------ NA
Velocity___________________________NA
cal to the target practice round. Excess pres-
sure is achieved through a heavier 1018 steel
projectile. Ogive is blunt and cartridge case is
silvered to distinguish from service rounds. Shipping and Storage Data:

Quantity-distance class/
Tabulated Data: SCC __________________________
___ 1.4C
Storage co& ____________________
Class V
DODAC ________________
______
_____1365_B135 DOT shipping class ----------- B
UN0 serial number ---------- 0321 DOT designation -------------- AMMUNITION
UN0 proper shipping FOR CANNON
name _______________________
-____Cartridges for WITH SOLID
weapons, with PROJECTILES
blJrStip_g charge Drawing number -------------- 11895941
Weight ____________________________ 6821 gr

____________________________ 174.35 mm
k:fkrh
_________________ ____________
NA References:
Primer _________ ______ _____________
Electric, PA526
Fuze _______________________________ NA DARCOM 700-3-2

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CHAPTER 17

POINT-DETONATING FUZES

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r
ROTOR DETENT
1 DETONATOR

:R 0363

rlype-....
Clilssifhtion:
-_-.. .__ T;huh ted I);]
---- - ----. tit:
--___
STD. Length (iiias) ------------------- 1.23 in. ._.. (31
.1.- mm)
-_____.
Weight --____-_-____-_________.____ :j;j() g1
Diameter.------------------------- ().W) in. (17 mm)
Esplosive crmponmts:
The f’uze is designed for use with the 201n111 Detonator ______ ____________ ___M47
high esplosive incendiary (HEI) mtl high esplo- Booster ___---________ ___________ ‘1’42
sive incendiwy with tracer (HEI-‘I’) cartridges
against aircrnft and light armor.

Ikscription:
-~.- - For shipping fizzes fionl the filze mmufk-
turer to the cartridge LAP fkility, the fizzes are
The point-detonating. single-action nose packed 200 fazes per wrtnn, sis cartons per
fuze is intended to function upon impact with worden has, 1200 fuzes per wooden hos.
the target. The fuze is used with the following
HE1 cartridges: M5GAWA4. MO7A2, M210, Ujppiqg :1I1(1
. __.
StWilge
.._
lliltil:
__._ _ _
M242 and Mi46.
Qu~untit\l-distailc~ clilss ----- 1.1
bhction:
-~._ DOT shipping class ----------- C
DOT designation -------------- DETONATING
Upon impact, the fuze initiates the HE fillel FUZES. CLASS C!
and disperses the incendiary filler. The filze EXPLOkIVES
arms in flight. Its delay is 10 to :35 f’eet. Drawing number -------------- 72588(33

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FUZE, l’OIN’~I~lS’I’ON~~TING,S~LI;-J)fSS’~H<)YIN(;: h1758

/ ;2,. I:: , I- : fl.- \
#SloM RACF c# 1 RESTRICTOR

, PISTON SPRING
PISTON SPRING . ~Pb~~t4RsuPPoFiT
RETAINER
UPPER / -L&i%iiI&? ;
BODY ASSEMBLY (2) ,
SELF DESTRUCT ._-I-. _
BALLS (2)

:R 6007

‘Qye Classificntion:
-.._- -.-- springs which, in turn, separate from the base
assembly by the setback spring.
STD - MSR 12796010.
fhnct ion:
---

Starting from the safe condition, accelera-
tion forces. associated with projectile launch,
cause the body assembly and piston assembly
The fuze is designed for use with the 25mm, located within the fuze ogive to he simultane-
high explosive incendiary with tracer, M792 car- ously set hack to the rear of the fuze against
tridge, fired from the M242 cannon. the setback spring. Air originally in the bottom
of the fuze is forced through ports into the cham-
her ahnve the piston. The high spin fijrces,
Description: which occur ahnost simultaneously with the set-
hack forces, serve three purposes. The spin
The point-detonating (PD), seWdestroying effect causes two lockweights to move against
(SD) M758 fuze is a delayed arming, PD SD their firing pin which keeps the motor in a snf‘e
type which also features graze impact sensitiv- position. Spin also causes two balls to move out-
ity against hard and soft ground media as well ward into groove located around the inner part
as super-quick functioning upon target impact. of the o.gice, locking the body assemhly rear-
The fuze consists of an ogive assembly crimped ward against the compressed force of the
to a base assembly which houses a piston assem- setback spring. Spin also causes a rubher pis-
bly, a piston spring, a body assembly, and a set- ton seal to flare out against the bore of the
back spring. The ogive assembly consists of n ogive, resulting in necessury piston SCillillg
nylon probe within a steel ogive crimped to il action. As the projectile leaves the muzzle, the
steel probe cap while the base assembly con- acceleration force dissipates and t,he piston
sists of a lead charge within a steel base. The becomes free to move forward under forces
piston spring separates the piston assembly, con- exerted by the piston spring. The rate of piston
sisting of an aluminum piston base, a piston movement forward is controlled by air being
seal. a seal ring, a steel restrictor, and a steel fir- forced through a porous metal restrictoc This
ing pin from the body assembly consisting of a action provides the required alming delay time
nylon upper body, an alumimml lower body, a to meet the fuze no-arm and all-arm require-
steel roller weight, a body, a zinc rotor, a detona- ments. As the piston approaches the forward
tos, two steel lockwelghts and lockweight position, the firing pin is withdrawn from the

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rotor, allowing it to rotate to the armed posi- Length (maxj----------------- 1.41T in. (36 11~11)
tion. Centrifugal force akting on the roller Weight (approx) ------------- 0.041 lb : 1H.M g’
weight causes it to move into a groove and lock Diameter (ma:)-------------- O.OGlin. (16.8 mm 1
the rotor in the armed position. The fuze is Crltseer,of gravity (from
fully anned when the detonator is in line with i’ _-------- ---- _----------- 0.(;02 in, (15.:< ]nln)
the firing pin and lead assembly. The fuze func- Egplyive components:
c: ,..... .CLllllel
L,“ll_ ... ,J,... ,.,... J;+;nnc 11,
~“‘,~,LI”II~ ,,r ,-l;..m.+
U,,CLL;.r>m00t l-r,.OVLI
,,l,pu~l,, h;ILIfiG D mrotnr _____________________
YLl,“IIUY”I RnS’l
*.-._ .slrl _I.._._
--:._. Axirlp
impact or self destruct (non-impact). Direct NOL 130. 0.(X-%g
impact with the target causes a super-quick Lead charge ____ _-_-___________ HMS, 0.285 g
function of the fuze due to the crushing action
of the nose probe. The nose prohe is driven
into the piston assembly, moving it rapidly rear- Packing:
ward. The firing pin, as part of the piston
assembly, is thereb.y driven into the detonator For shipping fuzes from the fuze munufar-
_l*l-- ____,__:___L___:__
tiiia me explosive ~rtlm m IIIILIULCU.
:_ :,:c:,c,.rl u....,.t;~m 1‘UIILCIVII n,
0~ turer to the cartridge LAP faciiity, one packing
low graze angles can occur in two ways. On unit consists of 1000 fuzes individually inserted
soft targets where the projectile tends to enter into foam trays (200 fuzes per tray and five
the target, the nose probe is crushed driving trays per packing unit) which are stacked with
the piston firing pin into the detonator. On low chipboard separators and then packed into
angle or graze impacts on hard targets, decelera- inner and outer fiberboard hoses.
tion of the projectile and spin decay occurs.
Spin decay reduces the centriftlgal forces acting Lelqtll____ ______________...... .._. 19 in. (4S2.6 mai)
___Ll_^
011 .__,r~__L...._*1-. -11..Cl‘lU ,..,._l;..,,..+;n, J-,.,*.nn OO+L’ . . . . . -.
Llle se,,-ut!sL,-ucl. “itllh 111C‘ bll.al ,“I cs: ‘ALbD
Wlcltll ________..................... i2.5 in. i3i7.5 inn1i
on the body assembly due to projectile decelera- Heigllt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..-.-- 10.1 in. (266.5 inni)
tion. This, coupled with the stored energy of Weight (empty)----------------- 11.5 lb (5.2X kg,
the setback spring, overrides the force exerted Weight (1000 fuzes)----------- 52.(i lb (2;3.8(i 1~~)
by the self-destruct balls and the body assembly
is driven forward rapidly. The detnnator con-
tacts the firing pin and begins initiation of the Shipping and Storqe_Iht;l:
esplosive train. If no contact is made with a tar-
,.--& Cl., fiize
.w;!! cii.p&
the
nminr.tiln
,J'",*,FLL.,,bto
~%ct~~~by self-destruct action after a predeter- Qm&ity-distance class!
_________--------------------l.lB
mined flight time. Projectile spin decay reduces
the centrifugal force acting on the self-destruct Storape code -------------------- Class VI
balls. The stored energy in the setback spring DOT shipping class ----------- A
overrides the holdback force of the balls and DOT designation -------------- DETONATING
forces the body assembly forward to drive the FUZES. CLASS A
detonator into the firing pin. Initiation of the EXPLOSIVES
-_.-1-e: --,. c..,l.-
~XIJl~J”lVl? L1 SL,,,
^^_...._
IJI;LU‘J,
,..a
PJJCl
.I..,
L.,,c
....,-.irrn+;lc,
p’“.,cxb,,c
;- rl*t.-_
1J “CLII-
DOCAC ._......................... TB.4
nated while still in flight. Dl*awing nunlher -------------- DS8861

References:

Fuz.;z.l;!: DARCOM 700-3-2
______-________________
‘I’BA TM 9-1300-206

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FUZE, I’?INT-DETONATING: M759 (XM7 lJl%)

1A3 INCHES
(36.32 MILLIMETERS) (Pmm SEAL)

BODY AND SPRING ASSEMBLY
(PISTON SPRING)
(SPRING RETAINER)
(SPRING SUPPORT WASHER)
(UPPER BODY1
.~- ~~
-
I-
0.404 INCH
SLEIGHT

(DETONATOR)
(ROLLER WflGtlT)
STRING (2))

(10.26 MILLIMETERS) (LOWER BODY)

LEAD ASSEMBLY
1.065 INCHES
I--- (27.05 MILLIMETERS) ‘I

npe Classification: t,‘ln,,vy !E_$ring pin tip and two lockweights.
~3s Lne Iiizeu proiectiie exits the pun muzzie.
STD. spin envirom~ien~ causes the locukweights to
retract from the rotor and the two steel balls to
engage the ogive groove, locking the body assem-
bly in the position it had achieved at setback.
In addition, spin causes the piston seal to flare
The fuze is designed for use with the 30mm and engage the ogive sidewalls which elimi-
high explosive dual purpose (HEDP) cartridges nates the air flow path between the ogive and
piston. Movement of the piston assembly (fir-
fired from the M230 automatic cannon.
ing pin) to the forward or anned position is
delayed due to the regulated flow of trapped nil
Description: through the restrictor until the projectile has
traveled a minimum of 15 meters from the muz-
Ah-4 . . . . ..,t...,,c:,.. cr. Cl... 4x:,:..... ..:, F ..^... CL,
AZ. NLC‘ ICLI‘ILLI”,, l.” LllC 111111g p”’ II”‘11 L‘1C
Fuze M759 (formally designated as the rotor (last safety lock), the spin causes the
XM714E6) is a point-detonating type with deto- rotor (with detonator) to rotate to the elmed
nator and spitback charge. It is used with state, i.e.. stab detonator aligned with firing pin
HEDP cartridge M789. and lead cup assembly. As the rotor achieves
the armed position (150 ml, the roller weight
moves out-board from the rotor and engages
Function: the detent from the lower and upper bodies
thus locking the rotor in armed state. Upon tar-
Prior to launch, the fuze detonator is housed get impilct, the probe nose piece is driven into
in the rotor with the rotor locked in the safe the ogivr forcil?g the piston assembly (firing
position by the firing pin tip and two lock- pin) aft. The firmg pin stabs the detonator, and
weights. On setback, the piston assembly (with its esplosive initiates the lead cup assembly
f;.ring pin) and body assembly (with detonate! ClV?%lnPi.lP trthir*h
..,U..,A, in
,,A +*r,-n
c.A*11, im-lifnc
lfylll CLu tbAe ,,,A
II,LLIII
L.ry’v.7 Vb
and rotor) are moved to the most rearward posi- charge.

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Spitbnck lead assembly:
PBXN, Type II, Cl, 2
-__-----_ 0.25 g
or 3 ___.---_--_____
Type PD
___---_____-_--_-___--------__
Weight ----_____-----___________I__1.41 oz (40 g) PBXN-5, Type I, Cl
--_ ().()(j g
or 3 _*______---_-___-----
~ngtl~~---~---------~~~--------~~~ 1.88 in. (47.72 mm)
Diameter ------------------------- 1 .O6 in. (27.05 mm)
Material ________--__________--___ Alunlinum Shipping und Storage IMa:
Non-al-m range-~-~~~~~~~---~~~~ 15 nl
All-arm range ------------------ 150 m Quantity-distance class/
Explosive components: SCG w-_____w__________
__________ _ l,lB
D&.onator ___----___-_----.I.__NOL No. 130 DOT shipping class ----------- A
;P;i;f Mix, DOT designation -------------- DETONATING
FUZES, CLASS A
Lead Azide ----_-___--------___():OI/j’g ’ EXPLOSIVE
RDX Type B ---___---------_-- 0.016 g Drawing number -------------- 11834312

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CHAPTER 18

ACCESSORIES

chine gun M3 and M3Al holds 30 rounds of’
anmunition and this also is not preloadecl.

a. Accessories. Accessories used with small c. Metallic Link Belts. Amnnu~iticm for use
arni~ anmxu~ition, such as clips and metallic in machine guns is issued in nletallic link helts.
belt links, are described in this chapter. These Link belts are made of units of cartridges and
item are listed and packed as indicated in SC links. Each link has two loopy fitted iirouild a
1305/30-IL md also listed in TM 9-1305-201- single cartridge and one loop fitted around an
20&I? adjacent cartridge. Each cartridge in a metallic
link belt has two links attached to it. except the
end cartridges. Cartridge links are made of
h. Magazines for Pistols and Other Small steel which is processed to prevent rusting.
Aims.
--- ‘-Magazines for pistols and nih&-GGXl They are manufactured and tested tn assure sat-
arms do not come preloaded from the anmm~i- isfactory ammunition feeding and functioning
tion supply point. The magazine for the suhma- under all service conditions.

1X-l
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ACCESSOfUES FOR CARTRIDGES, CALIBER 30

Links, Closed Loop, M2 and M9: design required the cartridge to be extracted
from the rear and dropped into position for mov-
Caliber 50, M2 and M9 links (fig. 18-7) are ing into the chamber for firing. Weapons
manufactured with closed loops. When assem- designed for the links require additional space
bled with the cartridge in belts, the links fit on in the rear of the receiver for retraction. M2
the cartridge shoulder. The tapered front loops and M9 links are used with the M2 machine
of the links are positioned firmly on the car- gun only
tridge shoulder to hold the cartridge in pro?;; Link, M2 (NSN 1305OO-096-3181(A640))
alignment for feeding into the weapon. Link, M9 (NSN 1305OO-078-8463(A641))

CALIBER 30, M2 CALIBER SO, M9

CLOSED LOOP

Figure 18-7. C a l’b
1 er .50, M2 and M9 links (closed loop).

Link, Open Loop, MlSA2: tridges forward and out of the link into the
chamber for firing. The MEA2 link is used
The caliber .50, M15A2 link (fig. 18-8) is man- with the M85 machine gun.
ufactured with partially open loops and has a
positioning linger on one side which snaps into
the extractor grooves of the cartridge to retain References:
the cartridge in proper feed alignment. The
link design permits a portion of bolt to ride SC 1305/3OIL
through link loop openings and push the car- TM 9-1305-201-20&P

CALIBER SO, Y15A2

OPEN LOOP
!&I 6016

Figure 18-8. Caliber .50, M15A2 link (open loop).

18-3
‘I’M 1%0001-5

Clips; consists of n channel-shaprcl body containing :I
spring with narrow tubs at each end. After the
clip is filled, the tabs are bent at right mg1e.s to
Cartridges for the 5.5Gmn Ml6 rifle are the extrator rims of the end cartridges to hold
assembled in lo-round clips. The clip (fig. 18-l) them securely in the clip (NSN 1:X)5;,-OO-052-
4377).

AR 6009

Figure 18-1. Cartridge clips and bmdoleer for 5.5Iimm cartridges.

I,ink M27:
---
The M27 link (fig. 18-2) is a reduced size of
the 7.62mm link M13. The bodv link fits into
the extractor groove on the cartridge case. The
U.S. NOT uses the link wit11 the Stone1
Machine &m M63. The U.S. Arms desigxlted
its use fi,r the M249 Machine Gun.” The link is
used with M855 Ball Cartridges, M856 Tracer, ISOMETRIC VIEW
and Mm) Blank only.

Other Accessories. .’ 1
__L.
Filler. Magazine.
Bandoleer, M3 (NSN 1305-OO-1)24-3088).

M27
Ref’erences:
AR 6010
SC 1 ‘%GwIL
TM &1305-201-20&P Figure 15-2. M27 link for 5.56mm.

18-S
ACCESSORIES FOR CAR’I’IUIKXS, 7.63MM

Qips: ted into the top of the rifle receiver and the
cartridges are pressed into the magazine itssehl-
bly. A magazine filler, which adapts clips to the
magazine, allows individual magazines to be
Cartridges for the 7.62rnm Ml4 rifles are loaded with clipped ammuntion. The clip is
assembled in S-round clips ifig. 18-3). All car- 2.36 inches long. The 7.G21nm anmunition and
tridges are packed in bandoleers with separate clip are shown with the M2 bandoleer in figure
magazine fillers. The clip, which consists of a 18-4 and with the M4 bandoleer in figure 18-5.
channel-shaped body containing a spring, facili- The M4 bandoleer is for belted ammunition for
tates loading of magazines. Loaded clips are fit- machine guns !NSN 1305-00-914-7912).

A. 7.62.MM (5RD) 8. 7.62~MM FILLER C. 7.62.MM MAGAZINE
CARTRIDGE CLIP

D. 7.62.MM (5 RD) CARTRIDGE CLIP WITH
FILLER AND MAGAZINE ASSEMBLY
U
AR 6011

Figure 18-3. Cartridge clip, filler, and magazine assembly for 7.62nltll cartridges

AR 6012

Figure 18-4. M2 bandoleer for 7.62nnn cartridges.

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Figure 18-5. M4 bandoleer for i62mni cartridges.

Link Ml3 Other Accessories:

The 7.62mm Ml3 link (fig. 18-6) is manufac-
tured with partially open loops and has a posi- Filler, Magazine.
tioning finger on one side which snaps into the Bandoleer, M2 (NSN 1305-00-984-1125).
estractor grooves of cartridges to retain the car- Bandoleer. M4 (NSN 130:‘-OO-079-3r79).
tridge in proper feed alignment. The link
design permits a portion of the bolt to ride
through the link opening and push cartridges
forward and out of the link into the chamber _References*
____ ___z
for firing. Weapons using this type link are
designed and manufactured with a short
receiver, i.e., MGO, M73, M219, M240, and SC 1305/3OIL
Ml34 machine guns (NSN 1305-00-752-7815). TM 9-1305-201-20&P

AR 6014
Figure 18-G. Cartridge hJ13 link for 7.62mm curtric1ge.i

18-8
ACCESSORIES FOR CARTRIDGES, 20MM

Link MlO: be used to make up belts for either right-hand
or left-hand feeding of the gun. A cartridge
The Ml0 link (fig. 18-9) is utilized in the M3 metallic-link filler is used at the end of the belt
and M24 belt-fed automatic guns. The link is when it is desired to load belts fnr either double-
of steel and the belt is formed by the placement lnop left-hand feed or double-loop right-hand
of cartridges within the links. The link is self- feed. The purpose of the link-filler is tn close
separating when the cartridges are removed dur- the single loop when it is at the end of the belt
ing the gun feeding cycle. The metallic link can to prevent snagging in the feed chute (NSN
1305-00-028-4869).

n

Figure 18-9. Ml0 link for !&mm cartridges.

Link Mlt: connecting a specified number of links together
and then inserting a cartridge for each link.
The link is self-separating when cartridges are
The Ml2 mteallic link Gig. 18-10) is used in removed during the gun-feeding cycle. The
belt-fed gas-operated M39 series automatic air- Ml2 is an end. lnading link and is linked fob
craft guns. The ammunition helt is formed by either the right-hand or left-hand feeder (NSN
.I <,,\r nn r 1. I\I.c7. \
l.xJn-uu-~41-UuZl J.

Figure 18-10. Ml2 link for 2Omm cartridges.

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Link MlJA2: MGl automatic guns and loading of ummuni-
tion into linkless feed systems used in aircraft
and ground defense vehicles. The link is self-
..r... . . . . ,-I PI....;..,r
Sep~i%~iiig mWheii iXiiTrid~i3 23% 1 cIllllveu ULLI JII~
‘i%e Mi4A2 iink (fig, i8-iij is used priiiiEC-
ily for linking 2Omm ammcnition fnr belt-fed the feeding cycle (NSN 1305-00-935-9219).

Figure 18-11. M14A2 link for 20111111 cartridges.

l,ink M17A2: matic weapon system in the B52 G & H air-
craft. The link is self-separating when the
The M17A2 link (fig. 18-12) is used for link- cartridge is removed from the link during the
ing 20mm ammunition for belt-fed hlG1 auto- feeding cycle.

!& 6020

Figure lP-12. M17A2 link for 2Omm cartridges.
TM 43-6001-27

&k M24 and M22: DMI/DMIA link is also used for these car-
tridges. The DMI/DMIA link is used with the
HSH20 seriers. The M22 link is for U.S. Ail
The M24 link (fig. 18-13) is a metallic link Force use only. It is used to upload their link-
for use with the following 20111111cartridges: less system. It is reusable and does not dis-
M206Al Target-Practice, M599 High-Esplosive integrate.
Incendiary Tracer, and M601 Armor-Piercing
Incendimy Tracer. The European (Germane Link. M22 (NSN 1305-00-926-1939).

LOOP, DOUBLE

4

9
LOOP, SINGLE

Figure 18-13. M24 link

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ACCES$ORIES FOR CARTRIIXES, 25MM

Link M28: nition for guiding the ammuntion thrcq$ th?
weapon system. The assembly consists of hard-
ened steel main and pivot links hooked togrthel
, 1
and contoured accordingly for its intenoeo pur-
The M28 link (fig. 18-14) is a two piece nssem- pose. The Swiss Oerlikon link and the M2X iIre
bly intended to hold and link the 25mm ammu- dimensionally identical.

L J L?6022
Figure 18-14. M28 link fol 25mm cartridges.

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ACCES$ORIES FOR CARTRIDGES, 30MM

Link M29:

The M29 link (fig. 18-15) is 1050 steel with
type Z (link) phosphate coating. It is used for
mtrroperability with the NATO ADEN/DEFA
weapon systems) (NSN 1305-01-078-5505).

RIGHT HAND LINKED LEFT HAND LINKED

Figure 18-15. M29 link.
TM 43-0001-27

TABLE 18-1. SMALL ARMS AMMUNITION

Caliber Ammunition Clip Magazine Link Weapon used

Ml93 Ball
Ml95 Grenade M231 Submachine Gun for
M 196 Tracer 10 rd 20 and 30 rd Ml96 tracer only. Ml61
5.56mm Ml97 High Pressure M16Al rifle.
Test -
Ml99 Dummy
M200 Blank
M855 Ball M27 Stoner M63 (Navy) and M249
M856 Tracer machine guns.

M59, MS0 Ball
Ml4 rifle; M60, M73, M219,
6 nloop M240*, and Ml34 machine
M61 Armor Piercing 5 rd 20 rd
M62 Tracer
M63 Dummy
%I0 guns.
7.62mm M82 Blank
M6TIIzlgh Pressure
1
M64 Grenade Ml4 rifle only.
Ml18 Ball Match Ml4 rifle only
Ml60 Frangible M219 MG only
Ml72 Dummy M60 MC only
M852 Ball Match

NOTE
I
10 rd clip f/MlGAl.
5 rd clip f/M14.
20 rd mag f/MlGAl.
30 rd mag fh416Al.
20 rd mag f/M14.

Cal. 45 Ball, Ml91 1 Blank 7 rd for pistol N/A Pistol Ml911 andM1911Al.
M9 High Pressure 30 rd for aub- glAyhine gun M3 and
Test Ml machine gun.

M2 Ball..
__..^_
Ball
.v I. ._I.

M&5 NIA NIA
M2 Armor Piercing
M6 Armor Piercing
Incendiary
M20 Armor Piercing
Incendiary-Tracer N/A N/A **‘“M2 and M9 M2 Machine Gun only
Ml Incendiary closed loops
M23 Incendiary with M2 MG.
Cal .50 Ml Tracer
M 10 Tracer
M 17 Tracer
M2 Dummy, High
Pressure Test
Ml Blank N/A N/A *+*M2 and M9 M2 Machine Gun only.
MlAl Blank closed loops
with M2 MG.
M4$\Eeypotter- N/A 10 and 20 rd N/A M8C Spotting Rifle
__.. --^1 ,.
T249E2 Practice N/A 10 and 20 rd N/A M8L Spotting Rifle
T251 High Pressure N/A 10 and 20 rd N/A MBC Spotting Rifle
Test

* M240 Machine Gun only fires the Ball M80 and the Tracer M62.
** Link Ml&I2 Open Loop used with MS5 Machine Gun only.
***Link M2 and M9 Closed Loop used with M2 Machine Gun only.

Change 1 18-17
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TABLE 18-1. SMALL ARMS AMMUNITION - Continued

Caliber Ammunition Link Weapon (gun)

20mm HEI-T-SD M246/M246Al Ml4 series M167Al (Ml68 Cannon)
HEI M56A3/M56A4
TP-T M220
TP M55A2
Dummy M51A2

2Qmm s44;-;T’52El Ml2 Metallic Link for M39, M61
M39 Cannon.
HEI M56A3/M56A4 M14A2 for M61 Cannon.
HEI-T M242
HEI-T-SD M246/M246Al
TP M55A2
TP-T M220
Dummy M51A2

20mm API-T M52El M17A2 M61
API M53
HEI M56A3lM56A4
HEI-T M242/M242Al
;;Iti;;hM246/M246Al

TP-T M220
Dummy M51A2

20mm API M53 M14A2 Ml95
HE1 M56A3/M56A4 Linker-Delinker M25
TP M55A2
Dummy M51A2

20mm HEI-T-SD M246/M246Al M14A2 168.197
HE1 M56A3/M56A4

;%:Y22”
Dummy M51A2

20mm AP-T M95 Ml0 M3
~~~ml@~ry M96
1 r MLU4
HE1 M210

20mm AP-T M95 Ml0 M24Al
Incendiary M96
HE1 M97A2
TP M99Al

20mm HEI-T M599
. __ ijfj&ji M24 or DMVDMIA 139
AyI_T
TP-T M220

25mm API-T M791 M28 M242
HEI-T M792
TP-T M793

30mm HEDP M789 M29 M230
TP M788 NATO M552lM553
HE1 M799

iW.8. GOVERNMENT I’RlNllNC OFFICE: I555 - 5&045/007U
18-18
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Order of the Secretary of the Army:

GORDON R. SITLLIVAN
General. United States Arm)
Chief of Staff

Distribution:
To he distributed in accordance with DA Fornl 1%34E. Block 0847, requirements for TM 4~~-O(lOl-27

U.S. G.P.O.:1994-546-043:80142