40mm

Hellhound  
Name: Hellhound, 40mm LV HE/HEDP
Hazard Class: 1.1E
Part Number: 44026000

Description

A replacement for the standard low velocity round that delivers twice the explosive fill with an enhanced fragmentation pattern. It is available in both HE and HEDP for increased flexibility.

Application

The HellhoundTM is best utilized in close urban warfare settings with door breaching capabilities. This round also packs the same capabilities as the M433 and will give the warfighter a dual capability with a higher explosive content.

Mercury  
Name: Mercury, 40mm Extended Range HE/HEDP
Hazard Class: 1.1E
Part Number: 57-001-000

Description

The Mercury low velocity round is available in either HE or HEDP configurations with an effective range of over 600 meters with a minimal increase in recoil.

Application

The MercuryTM is utilized in close combat operations out to 600 meters. This allows the warfighter to engage the enemy before they are within retaliation range. The MercuryTM also allows the warfighter to more accurately engage the enemy at a direct fire range, which allows it to serve as a dual purpose ammunition with flexibility to the warfighter at close and extended ranges.

M430A1  
Name: M430A1, 40mm HV HEDP
Hazard Class: 1.1E
DODIC: B542
Part Number: 12926811

Description

An HEDP impact type round designed to penetrate 50mm of hardened steel plate and inflicts casualties in the target area.

Application

This cartridge is an anti-material round. It is lethal against armored targets, structures and personnel. This round is fired from an automatic grenade launcher.

M433  
Name: M433, 40mm LV HE/HEDP Round
Hazard Class: 1.1E
DODIC: B546
Part Number: 8886371

Description

A standard US Military LV HEDP cartridge that can be fired from a single or multi-shot 40mm LV grenade launcher.

Application

M433/M433I LV HEDP – This ammunition would be utilized for anti-material and anti-personnel. This grenade is designed for a 300 – 450m range. Maximum effective range is 400 meters.

M433/M433I LV HE – This grenade is designed for a 300 – 450m range with lethal anti-personnel effects. It would be utilized for battlefield and urban warfare.

M918  
Name: M918, 40mm HV Practice Round
Hazard Class: 1.4F
DODIC: B584
Part Number: 9399372

Description

The M918 is a 40mm HV training version of the M430 HE/HEDP round.

Application

This round produces a flash on impact for target practice and accuracy.

M781  
Name: M781, 40mm LV Practice Round
Hazard Class: 1.4C
DODIC: B519
Part Number: 932240

Description

The M781 is a Low velocity training round that is a ballistic match to M433 and incorporates Chemring Ordnance’s patented propulsion system.

Application

This 40mm LV training version of the M433 HE/HEDP round displays an orange marking to simulate target impact.

Oracle  
Name: Oracle, 40mm IR Parachute
Hazard Class: 1.4G
Part Number: 54-1-000

Description

Chemring Ordnance’s Oracle is a 40mm IR illumination round. The round produces IR illumination 26 watts/steridan minimum with less than 300 candle-power of visible light. This round provides the Warfighter or police with IR illumination capabilities

Application

The Oracle is an IR parachute illumination flare and is intended for use during night-time operations utilizing night vision technology. The Oracle provides the warfighter or police night-time IR illumination capabilities without compromising their position.

M585  
Name: M585, 40mm White Star
Hazard Class: 1.4G
DODIC: B536
Part Number: 9207987

Description

The M585 provides a unique 5 star signal that differs from standard 40mm illumination parachute flare cartridges. It can be fired from all current low velocity grenade launchers to a maximum altitude of 700 feet.

Application

The M585 is intended for illumination and signaling in situations where greater accuracy and visibility are required.

M583A1  
Name: M583A1, 40mm White Star Parachute
Hazard Class: 1.4G
DODIC: B535
Part Number: 9243881

Description

The M583A1 is a low velocity 40mm white star parachute illumination cartridge. Chemring Ordnance produces the M583A1 40mm parachute illumination cartridge with a minimum of 70,000 candle-power.

Application

This round can be used for overhead illumination or ground target marking.

M661  
Name: M661, 40mm Green Star
Hazard Class: 1.4G
Part Number: 48002000-1

Description

M661, M662 and M663 are colored illumination rounds available in ground marking and parachute configurations.

M662  
Name: M662, 40 mm Red Star
Hazard Class: 1.4G
Part Number: 48002000-2

Description

M661, M662 and M663 are colored illumination rounds available in ground marking and parachute configurations.

M663  
Name: M663, 40mm Yellow Star
Hazard Class: 1.4G
Part Number: 48002000-3

Description

M661, M662 and M663 are colored illumination rounds available in ground marking and parachute configurations.

Solar Flare  
Name: Solar Flare, 40mm White
Hazard Class: 1.4G
Part Number: 9243881

Description

The M583A1 is a low velocity 40mm white star parachute illumination cartridge. Chemring Ordnance produces the M583A1 40mm parachute illumination cartridge with a minimum of 70,000 candle-power.

Application

This round can be used for overhead illumination or ground target marking.

Color Smoke  
Name: Color Smoke
Hazard Class: 1.4G
UN Number: 0312
Configuration: M713 = Red Smoke
M714 = White Smoke
M715 = Green Smoke
M716 = Yellow Smoke

Description

The M713, M714, M715 and M716 are low velocity colored smoke rounds used for ground marking at ranges up to 400 meters.