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M385A1 Practice

The M385A1 is a target practice and gun proofing round designed to simulate the M430 cartridge. It is fired from the 40mm Grenade Launchers MK 19. The cartridge is a fixed round of ammunition consisting of a one-piece aluminum projectile body which is fitted to a cartridge case assembly and linked in belts of 32 cartridges.

 

 

 

M918 Practice (Flash-Bang)

The M918 is a target practice round designed to simulate the M430 cartridge. It is fired from the 40mm Grenade Launchers MK 19. The cartridge is a fixed round of ammunition consisting of a one-piece steel projectile body which is fitted to a cartridge case assembly. An ogive containing the firing pin and M550 escapement is threaded to the body. The ogive assembly seals the front end of the projectile cavity which contains an aluminum insert with a flash charge. Upon impact with the target the flash charge ruptures the bottom of the projectile producing a flash, smoke and loud noise.

 

M430 High Explosive Dual Purpose (HEDP)

This M430 is a dual purpose impact type round which is designed to penetrate at least two inches of steel armor at 0 angle of obliquity and inflict personnel casualties in the target area. It is fired from the 40mm Grenade Launchers MK 19. The cartridge is a fixed round of ammunition consisting of an internally embossed, one-piece steel projectile body which is fitted to a cartridge case assembly. A PIBD fuze assembly with a Comp CH6 spitback charge and copper cone liner is pressed into the open well of the projectile cavity. The fuze assembly seals the front end of the projectile cavity which contains the high explosive, shaped charge.