Bullet identification

Hi everyone, a relative showed me this picture:

It looks to me something like a Vetterli proof bullet but He said that the diameter is bigger, maybe around 12.7mm, I haven’t any measurement for now and it was found in Northern Italy.

Hi, it’s a fired projectile from a 14.5mmx51 Artillery Trainer cartridge.

Picture from the RUAG website.

Be careful with it as these sometimes do not detonate upon impact and remain in the berm as UXO that could go off if not handled with care.

These are also commonly used for tank crews to train and sight in when they can’t use regular ammunition.


Ok, thanks.