105MM HOW

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This ammunition is eant to be fired on the following gun: M1, M2A1, M2A2, M101/101A1, M102 & M106 (USA), L10/A1, L-119 & M-119A1 (U.K.), L-5 (Italy), KH178 (South Korea), Type 75 (Japan), LG-1 & M101A1 modernised (France) dand many others worldwide. and is produced in the following three versions: HE - Fired with normal bursting charge SMOKE WP - Produces white smoke with incendiary effects BLANK - Fired for ceremonial purposes

TECHNICAL DATA (105 MM How)

Complete Round

Weight

Length

HE

19.07 kg

788 mm

Smoke

19.77 kg

788 mm

Blank

3.75 kg

372 mm

Projectile

Body material

Forged steel

Filling

HE

TNT, 2.23 kg

SMOKE

White Phosphorus, 1.8 kg, 
Tetryl Pellets, 105 gm

Fuze ( HE & Smoke)

PDM 557

Cartridge Case

Body material

Drawn brass 70/30

Propelling:

 HE & Smoke

Single base, flashless & smokeless M1

Blank

WM017 Triple base propellant 660 gm

Primer

P-1, MK3, percussion type

Performance

Charge

Qty 
(gm.)

Velocity
(m/sec.)

Max. Range

Base No. 1

238.12

198

3400

+Increment No.2

41.11

216

3900

+Increment No.3

70.87

228

4600

+Increment No.4

96.39

265

5700

+Increment No.5

153.10

311

7300

+Increment No.6

243.80

376

9000

+Increment No.7

396.90

472

11286

Accuracy:

PE Horizontal

34.5 metres

PE Vertical

9.0 metres

Packing

Shells and cartridges packed in rolled paper/film board container, two containers in a wooden box/steel box:

Size of box

95 x 32.3 x 19 cm
85.5 x 30.5 x 15 cm (Steel Box)

Weight of box

55 Kg. (HE & Smokes)
30 Kg (Blank)

Colour & marking

Service brown with yellow/white stencilling