Automatic cannon, 25mm, M242. Description:
TARGET PRACTICE DISCARDING SABOT-TRACER Cartridge. The cartridge is a fixed type, percussion primed 25mm ammunition, intended as a training substitute for armor piercing service ammunition. The cartridge consists of a sabot encapsulated projectile body, crimped to a steel cartridge case containing 97 grams of extruded propellant, M115 percussion primer and booster pellet. The projectile body consists of a solid steel core, pressed-on aluminum windshield, pressed-in tracer pellets, molded discarding-type nylon sabot, staked aluminum base and pressed-on polyethylene nose cap.
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