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CHINESE (P.R.) PROJECTILE, 100-MM, HEAT, TYPE 73

Type:
Projectile

Country of Origin:
China

Countries Found In (Suspected):
None found
Descriptions
Description:
This is a Chinese 100-MM high explosive antitank projectile. The projectile weighs 10.03 kilograms (22.11 pounds) and contains 897 grams (1.98 pounds) of RDX/TNT (50/50). The MG-1G fuze is point initiating base detonating and is reported to be the same size as the U.S. M509 fuze and uses some of the same type components and designs.

Method of Operation:
No data

Markings:
The projectile is olive drab with black markings.
Specifications
Width/Diameter (mm):
100

Height/Length (mm):
582

Weight (g):
No data

Explosive Weight (g):
898

Component Materials:
The projectile is made of steel.

Case Materials:
steel

Explosive:
RDX / TNT

Hazard:
Explosive (HE)
Frag
Jet (HEAT or Shaped Charge)
Lucky (Piezoelectric)
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Associated Evidence