Chapter Ammunition

4-1. GENERAL. Ammunition for the revolvers is cartridge caliber .38 special ball. Publications for firing, handling, care and preservation or destruction of ammunition are AR 385-83, TM 9-1300-200, TM 9-1300-206, and TM 9-1305-200.

4-2. TABULATED DATA.

Weight Length Primer Tracer

203 grain

1.35 inches (34.3 mm) Percussion

Has a small tracer unit to provide observation of the ballistic path during practice firing. Tracer is ignited by heat of the propellant gases.

Propellant Weight

Chamber Pressure Muzzle Velocity

SR 7325

4.8 grain

16,000 psi

950 fps (measured 15 ft from muzzle)

4-3. SHIPPING ANO STORAGE DATA.

Quantity Distance Class Storage Compatibility Group Storage Code DOT Shipping Code DOT Designation

Small arms ammunition

Weight Propellant Cal 9mm
0 0

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