American Ordnance to Supply 155mm Howitzer High Explosive Projectiles to Austria and Lebanon

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American Ordnance to Supply 155mm Howitzer High Explosive Projectiles to Austria and Lebanon
M795 high explosive projectile 155mm rounds

American Ordnance has won $56.8 million modification foreign military sales (Austria and Lebanon) contract for 155mm HE projectile M795 TNT. Work is expected to be complete by Dec. 31, 2021, the United States department of defense said in a statement Saturday.

The M795 155mm projectile is the US Army and Marine Corps standard 155mm high explosive projectile for howitzers.

The high-fragmentation steel body is filled with 23.8 lb (10.8 kg) of high explosive, giving the approximately 103 lb (47 kg) bursting round fragmentation and blast effects.

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