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Offline Stojan Kostic

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Unknown cartridge
« on: September 18, 2014, 06:40:23 AM »
Hello,

I've got this unknown cartridge for ammo identification. I'd like to disassemble this cartridge but I have only one piece. Does anybody know, what kind of ammo it is?

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Re: Unknown cartridge
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2014, 07:53:17 AM »
Training round?
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Offline Cole

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Re: Unknown cartridge
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2014, 09:32:41 AM »
Perhaps some variation of a Russian SP-4 round or related round?  I've never seen one in person and don't know much about them, so this is pretty speculative.

It could just be a weird homemade assemblage of junk, for all I know.
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Offline Stojan Kostic

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Re: Unknown cartridge
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2014, 06:17:56 AM »
Hello,

Thank you for your answers. Finally I found this information.

Pyrocartridge PV-1M
 
ASSIGNMENT   
Pyrocartridge PV-1M is assigned for activation of system for roof ejection from cabin of two-seat aircraft, by ejection of pilot seat KM-1.
   
TECHNICAL PREFERENCES   
Length, mostly
 25.5 mm
 
Caliber 7.62 mm
Mass 6.40 g
Mass of explosive substance 0.81 g
UN number 0276
Category number 1.4C
PACKING   
Basically packing implicates 4 pyrocartridges in hermetic plastic box, dimensions 61 x 50 mm.   

 

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