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Posted: 8/24/2002 12:06:53 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/24/2002 12:08:03 AM EDT by More_Cowbell]
I was looking at photos of modern mortars, and wondered about those incremental propellant rings. [img]http://www.armtecdefense.com/images/5_MECAR_120mm.JPG[/img] What are they made out of? They look like plastic. Anyone work with mortars in the military?
Link Posted: 8/24/2002 12:32:59 AM EDT
It's just molded smokeless powder.
Link Posted: 8/24/2002 4:56:56 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/24/2002 4:59:35 AM EDT by 9divdoc]
[img]http://www.army-technology.com/contractor_images/armtec/mortar_propellant_3.jpg[/img] [url]http://www.atk.com/defense/descriptions/products/military-propellants/MortarPropellants.htm[/url] Loved those 4.2 ...saved our bacon many times...
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