76 mm factory code


#1

Please help for translate the codes and abbreviation stamped on container


#2

What does mean FNH and ARMD C and GD codes?


#3

ARMD C - Armoured Car
GD - R.O.F. Glascoed (Royal Ordnance Factory) factory that filled the primers
FNH - Type of propellant - Flashless, Non-hygroscopic

The ammunition was originally used in the British Saladin AFV (FV601) then CVR(T) Scorpion (FV101)


#4

Thanks a lot
Your information is very useful.
How about 15B?


#5

I don’t know. Do you have any more images of the box?

15B - may well be a Lot No.


#6

110408_stockpile_HESH_IMG_5635


#7

This is another photo that you want


#8

110408_stockpile_HESH_IMG_5635


#9

Unfortunately, different rounds. The first image is of Smoke, Base Ejection, the others are of HESH.


#10

Yaserdoma & TimG,

I would agree that the underlining of the 15B indicates that this is the batch number.