Artillery - Ammunition


One of the most important role of logistics is the supply of munitions as a primary type of artillery consumable, their storage and the provision of fuses, detonators and warheads at the point where artillery troops will assemble the charge, projectile, bomb or shell.

A round of artillery ammunition comprises four components:

  • 1: The fuze
  • 2: The projectile
  • 3: The propellant
  • 4: The primer

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