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M416 WP 105-millimeter

The 105-millimeter WP (M416) round contains 6 pounds of WP; the 155-millimeter HC (M116A1) round contains 5.45 pounds of HC; and the 7&millimeter WP (M361A1) round contains 1.38 pounds of WP (453.6 grams equals 1 pound). Smoke and incendiaries are combat multipliers. Their effective use on a target can provide tactical advantages for offensive an defensive operations. For example, smoke has long been employed as a means of concealing battlefield targets. Additionally, incendiary fire damage causes casualties and materiel damage and can also impact psychologically.




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