Secretaria Aeronautica shotshell


Hi All

I have this unit for some time classified as Military (aeronautic) from Argentina. It looks like inside it is loaded with #7 birdshot. Just wandering to know the propose of this shotshell. Maybe used to scare birds?

Any information will be appreciated

Thanks in Advance


TWO possibilities( actually three).

  1. Bird cull cartidge for airfields.
  2. Survival cartridge for aircrew…esp. in Andes and lower Patagonia.
  3. Training cartridge for air gunners.

Fede, any advance on my ideas?

Doc AV