Do not approach munitions
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ID

OSMP513

Date

11 December 2023

Source

Location

Year

Munition Category

Functional use

Tentative Model

Base Colour

Marking Colour

Marking Script

Condition

Mechanical Feature

Guidance

Domain

Calibre

Analyst Note

Some artillery projectiles, such as this M150 type, use a hexachloroethane-based composition (HC) to generate smoke for screening or marking purposes. In many armed forces, HC smoke munitions have partially replaced those relying on white phosphorus for similar effects. (ARES)