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M430 HEDP (high-explosive, dual-purpose)

The HEDP (high-explosive, dual-purpose) M430 cartridge, joined with M16A2 links, is the standard round for the MK 19. The impact-type round penetrates 2 inches of steel armor at 0-degree obliquity and inflicts personnel casualties in the target area. This round is packed in an M548 ammunition container (48 rounds, linked, in each container). It is olive drab with a yellow ogive and yellow markings. It has a PIBD, M549 fuze, and Comp B filler. It arms between 18 to 30 meters and has a casualty radius of 15 meters.

  • Identification-Olive drab with yellow-olive and yellow markings.
  • Fuze-Point initiating, base detonating (PIBD) M549.
  • Filler-Composition B.
  • Arming distance-18 to 30 meters.
  • Kill radius-Approximately 5 meters.
  • Maximum range-2,200 meters.
  • Wound radius-Approximately 15 meters.
  • Maximum effective range-1,500 meters.

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