Examination of Unfired 47 mm. A.P., H.E. (Long Nose) Complete Round of Italian Ammunition
Technical rept. no 1 (Final)
PICATINNY ARSENAL DOVER NJ
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One 47 mm. A.P., H.E. Complete Round of Italian Ammunition was received for examination. The complete round consists of an uncapped armor piercing projectile, with windshield, assembled in a primed brass cartridge case. The projectile is loaded with an Ammonium Nitrate - Cyclonite bursting charge and fuzed with a base detonating fuze containing a tracer. The cartridge case contains a double base strip type propelling charge with a black powder igniter and a short aluminum dummy primer.
- Ammunition and Explosives