This is a valuable facsimile taken from the restricted full sectional copy formally held at the Ministry of Defence.
Sections comprising this publication:
General Introduction. Projectiles and aircraft bombs. Cartridges. Fuzes, shell igniters, gaines, tubes and primers, etc (other than for small arms ammunition), Packages (Other than S.A.A.). Packages for S.A.A.. Small arms ammunition, including grenade and ammunition for Infantry Weapons (including their fuzes). Under-water weapons, mines A/TK, demolition charges, detonators and miscellaneous explosive stores. Pyrotechnics. Rockets. Guided missiles. Liquid propellants, pipe lines etc. Ammunition with radioactive content.
INTER-SERVICE AMMUNITION & AMMUNITION PACKAGE MARKINGS 1960-61
A colour reproduction of the official annotated handbook issued by the Joint Ammunition Markings Sub-Committee, a treasure trove of useful information covering this subject, from small arms, grenades, mines, through to guided missiles and the atom bomb. A rare survival from the Cold War that was preserved at the MOD Pattern Room Library. A must for all collectors of military equipment, and an important core reference source.