This is an INERT dummy version of the M231 short-range propellant charge This is the current state-of-the-art for the M777 towed cannon & M109 self-propelled gun. Videos of the troops using these may be seen on U-tube. The dummy training version was originally also marked M231 with the addition of: INERT. This was later deemed too confusing, so the nomenclature of the dummy was changed to M241 & it has: DUMMY on the side. Cardboard case filled with plastic fake propellant. 3 part cloth igniter bags inserted into center & covered with red seals. 6" tall x 6" diameter, 4 1/2 lb. TOTALLY INERT. Your choice of marking.
New Old Stock never-loaded M119A2 'red bag' for the 155mm field gun & howitzers; primarily the M109 self-propelled vehicle. This was the maximum range charge. Made by the Indiana Ammunition Plant in 1981 and recently found in a warehouse. Has been filled with Fiberfill pillow stuffing. Has original lead foil lining (to prevent bore erosion) sewn in place. INERT. 30" long, 5" diameter, 5 lb. weight. A fun souvenir for all of you Cannoniers ! INERT.
Complete M4A2 'white bag' set for the 155mm field gun & howitzers. This was the medium & long range propellant charge. New Old Stock never-loaded bags made at the Indiana Ammunition Plant in 1987 and recently found in a warehouse. Have been stuffed with foam rubber & Fiberfill. Weight 1 lb. INERT.
Complete M3A1 'green bag' set for 155mm field guns & howitzers. This was the short range propellant charge. New Old Stock, never-loaded bags made at the Indiana Ammunition Plant in 1987 and recently found in a warehouse. Have been stuffed with foam rubber & Fiberfill. Weight 1 lb. INERT.
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