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CARTRIDGE, 20MM, ARMOR PIERCING-TRACER, M95

CARTRIDGE, 20MM, ARMOR PIERCING-TRACER, M95

Type Classification:

Guns, 20mm, M3 and M24A1. Description:

ARMOR PIERCING-TRACER Cartridge. The projectile is a solid shot type, made from bar or forged steel. A steel windshield is crimped to the forward part of the projectile body. The base of the projectile contains a red tracer composition.

Function:

When the primer is initiated, the propellant ignites. Ignition of the propellant ignites the tracer composition in the base of the projectile. The tracer burns the first 2.25 seconds of projectile flight, or an approximate range of 1,400 yards.

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