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U.S. CARTRIDGE, 165-MM, HEP, M123 & M123A1

Type:
Projectile

Country of Origin:
United States

Countries Found In (Suspected):
None found
Descriptions
Description:
The projectile incorporates a base detonating fuze.

Method of Operation:
No data

Markings:
The cartridges are olive drab with a black band painted around the projectile. Older projectiles may have been painted light gray. Nomenclature and manufacturing data are stenciled in yellow.
Specifications
Width/Diameter (mm):
165

Height/Length (mm):
702

Weight (g):
No data

Explosive Weight (g):
No data

Component Materials:
The projectile is steel with a copper rotating band. The M123 projectile base plug is aluminum; the M123A1 projectile base plug is steel.

Case Materials:
steel

Explosive:
UNKNOWN

Hazard:
Explosive (HE)
Fire
Frag
Movement
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Associated Evidence