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    Help on Swiss 20mm Projectile Types

    Need some ID on 20x128mm Swiss loadings. The loading codes I need are "R" on an OD projectile with a red band on the ogive; PPAE on an OD projectile with a blue tip and yellow band above the rotating band; PAE on an OD projectile with a yellow band at the rotating band and a red band above that; PT INS on a gray projectile with a black tip and a white band on the ogive; PT INS on a brown projectile with a black tip and a white band on the ogive; and RP with a black projectile and a green band on the ogive. Thought I had a good Swiss reference, but it does not cover these codes. Want to make sure my guesses are correct for document I am working on. Thanks!

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    The RP marked one (black with green text and band) is a Rompedora Perforante (Armor Piercing - High Explosive)
    And the one with "R" on an OD projectile with a red band on the ogive is a Rompedora (High Explosive)

    If i'm correct, these color codes and designations were for Spain
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    Thanks. Makes sense given your definition of the R and RP. Good information!

 

 

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