26 mm zasadniczy ładunek miotający do amunicji moździerzowej kalibru 120mm
The 26mm ignition cartridge for the 120mm mortar ammunition is used to initiate the ignition of additional propelling charges.
The ignition cartridge is mounted in the nest located in tail the projectile.
Together with one additional propelling charge, they form together the propelling charge number 1. Shooting mortar with a 120mm mortar ammunition only with the help of the ignition cartridge itself, is prohibited according to polish instructions (!).
It is intended for the use in mortars (grenades) of mortar ammunition caliber 120mm type:
OF-843 - steel fragmentation grenade
OF-843A - cast-iron grenade fragmentation grenade
OF-843B - steel fragmentation grenade
D-843A - steel-ferrous smoke grenade
Z-843A - grenade incendiary “TR” steel-cast iron
OS-843 3S9 - grenade illuminantig
OF-NMR - fragmentation grenade with additional rocket propulsion
This ammunition was / is used in mortars such as:
120 mm mortar wz. 1938
120 mm mortar wz. 1943
120 mm mortar wz. 1943-1985
120 mm mortar 2B11 Sani
which were / are used on the armament of the Polish Armed Forces.