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ITALIAN PROJECTILE, 105-MM, AP, MODEL UNKNOWN

Type:
Projectile

Country of Origin:
Italy

Countries Found In (Suspected):
None found
Descriptions
Description:
Most Italian armor-piercing shells are conventional in design. A ballistic cap may or may not be fitted. All but a very few have small explosive filling of TNT and a base fuze.

Method of Operation:
No data

Markings:
Color of Body- Grey, Color of Ogive- Red. The stenciling, of which the following are examples, may be found on the body of the projectile. 100/17 Caliber/length of weapon in calibers, Tritolo Explosive filling, 61.000 kg. Weight of Projectile, A.P. VIII 1928 P.
Specifications
Width/Diameter (mm):
105

Height/Length (mm):
305

Weight (g):
15650

Explosive Weight (g):
No data

Component Materials:
The shell is generally made of machined from steel bar stock and then hardened from the rotating band forward.

Case Materials:
steel bar

Explosive:
TNT

Hazard:
Explosive (HE)
Frag
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