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CHINESE (P.R.) ROCKET, 102-MM, HE, SPIN-STABILIZED, MODEL 488

Type:
Rocket

Country of Origin:
China

Countries Found In (Suspected):
None found
Descriptions
Description:
This is an electrically initiated, spin-stabilized rocket incorporating a high-explosive warhead. It is a barrage weapon used against personnel and material. The nozzles are canted to provide spin. The blowout plug covers a ninth nozzle in the center of the nozzle plate. The igniter lead extends approximately 229 millimeters (9.00 inches) from the nozzle through which it emerges.

Method of Operation:
No data

Markings:
The rocket is painted dark green overall or has a green warhead and an olive drab rocket motor. Nomenclature and loading information are stenciled on the motor body as shown in figure.
Specifications
Width/Diameter (mm):
102

Height/Length (mm):
676

Weight (g):
15700

Explosive Weight (g):
1400

Component Materials:
The rocket is steel.

Case Materials:
steel

Explosive:
TNT

Hazard:
EMR
Explosive (HE)
Frag
Movement
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Associated Evidence