Accession Number:

AD0404903

Title:

MALFUNCTION INVESTIGATION OF CARTRIDGE, 81-MILLIMETER: HE, M43A1 AND M43A1B1, W/VARIOUS FUZES AND CARTRIDGE, 81-MILLIMETER: SMOKE, WP, M57A1, W/FUZE, TSQ, M77

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

PICATINNY ARSENAL DOVER NJ AMMUNITION GROUP

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

97.0

Abstract:

An investigation was conducted to determine the cause of malfunctions which occurred at various installations, during training exercises, involving 14 different lots of Cartridge, 81mm HE, M43A1 and M43A1B1, with various fuzes and Cartridge, 81mm Smoke, WP, M57A1 with Fuze, TSQ, M77. After the recommended corrective actions were taken, the remaining cartridges were released for issue and use.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE