60MM M720A1/M768 IM HF-1 High Explosive
The M720A1 60mm High Explosive Cartridge with Multi-Option Fuze is designed for use with the M224 Lightweight Company Mortar currently fielded to all light infantry units in the Army. The round is used against personnel and materiel providing both fragmentation and blast effect. It consists of a multi-option fuze, tail assembly, and projectile body with a TNT or composition B explosive fill. The M720A1 version incorporates the more reliable and countermeasure resistant M734A1 Multi-option fuze. Lethality is maintained by using a high fragmentation steel (HF-1) shell body. However, the M768 will be highly lethal and can be used in combat. This item used in both training and combat.
60MM M769 Full Range Training Round (FRTR)
The M769 cartridge is designed for use with the M224 Lightweight Company Mortar System (LWCMS) in all light infantry battalions including Airborne, Air Assault and Ranger. The M769 is a low-cost, full range, practice round that will replace a percentage of the standard High Explosive (HE) rounds used in 60mm mortar training.
The round consists of a M775 point detonating practice fuze which simulates the multi-option fuze and provides flash, bang and smoke; a steel body that approximates the shape of the 60mm HE service round; and a fin assembly, ignition cartridge and propelling charge that make up the propulsion system. This is a training unique item; not used in combat.
60MM M720/888 High Explosive Cartridges
The M720 and M888 High Explosive Cartridges are designed for use with the M224 60mm Mortar System and are used against personnel, bunker and light materiel targets. The steel projectile is loaded with Composition B explosive. The M720 and M888 are identical with the exception of the fuze. The M720 is equipped with the M734 Multi-Option Fuze which can be set to function in the Proximity, Impact, or Delay mode. The M888 is equipped with the M935 Point Detonating Fuze which functions in the Impact mode.
81MM M821/M889 HE Mortar Cartridges
The M821A2, M821A1 and M889A1 High Explosive Cartridges are designed for use with the M252 81mm Mortar System and are used against personnel, bunker and light materiel targets. The high fragmentation steel projectile is loaded with Composition B explosive. The cartridges are identical with the exception of the fuze. The M821A2 is equipped with the M734A1 Multi-Option Fuze which can be set to function in the Proximity, Impact, or Delay mode. The M821A1 is equipped with the M734 Multi-Option Fuze. The M889A1 is equipped with the M935 Point Detonating Fuze which functions in the Impact mode. Each M821A2/821A1/889A1 is packed in a fiber container and three packed rounds are assembled into a PA156 Metal Container.
81MM M879 Full Range Practice Cartridge
The M879 Full Range Practice Cartridge is designed for use with the 81mm Mortar System and provides realistic, cost effective training. The M879 is ballistically matched to the M821A1/889A1 81mm High Explosive cartridges. The M879 is equipped with the M751 Practice Fuze which is a facsimile M734 Multi-Option Fuze and produces flash, bang and smoke.
MXU-735 Nose Plug
The MXU-735 solid nose plug is designed to be used with most general purpose bombs. The MXU-735 Nose Plug penetrates hard targets without shearing the nose plug during impact. The MXU-735 replaces the ogive nose plug and support cup.
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- ISO 9001:2000 Independent Certification
- ISO 9001:2000 Compliant by the Department of Defense
- Statistical Process Control
- Magnetic Particle Inspection Certification
- Ultrasonic Inspection Certification
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