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U.S. PROJECTILE, 75-MM, APC & APC-T, M61A1

Type:
Projectile

Country of Origin:
United States

Countries Found In (Suspected):
None found
Descriptions
Description:
This is an Army gun fired armor piercing capped projectile. APC-T (Army) and AP (Navy). These projectiles have a hardened AP cap over the nose of the body to which the windshield is secured. The AP cap increases the penetration ability of the projectile. Most APC-T projectiles, and all Navy AP projectiles 3 inches and larger, incorporate a small HE main charge in the base with a BD fuze which detonates after the projectile penetrates a target.

Method of Operation:
No data

Markings:
No data
Specifications
Width/Diameter (mm):
75

Height/Length (mm):
279

Weight (g):
No data

Explosive Weight (g):
No data

Component Materials:
The projectile is steel.

Case Materials:
steel

Explosive:
Explosive D

Hazard:
Explosive (HE)
Frag
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