3 April 1978
HOWITZER, LIGHT, T0WED, 105 MM, M204
This specification Is approved for use by US Army Research and
Development Command, and is available for use by all Departments and
Agencies of the Department Of Defense.
1.1 This specification covers one type of 105MM, light, towed,
howitzer, M204 consisting of the M205 cannon, M46 recoil mechanism,
M44 carriage and associated fire control.
2.1 The fallowing documents, of the issue in effect on date of
invitation for bias or request for proposal, form a part of this specif
to the extent specified herein.
Hydraulic Fluid, petroleum base,
Aircraft Missile and Ordnance
MIL-H-6083 Hydraulic Fluid, Petroleum Base,
Preservation and Testing
MIL-H-6088 Heat Treatment of Aluminum Alloys
MIL-I-6866 Inspection, Penetrant, Method of
MIL-I-6868 Inspection process, Magnetic Particle
MIL-s-6872 Soldering Process, General Specif-
MIL-H-6875 Heat Treatment of Steels
(Aircraft Practice, Process for)
MIL-S-7742 Screw Threads, Standard, Optimum
Selected Series: General Specification for
MIL-R-11468 Radiographic Inspections, Soundness
Requirements for Arc and Gas Welds
Beneficial comments (recommendations, additions. deletions and any pertinent data
which may be of use in improving this document shoud be addressed to: Commander.
US Army .4rmament Research and Development Command, Attn. DRDAR-QA, Dover
New Jersey 078Ol by using the self-addressed standardization Document improvement
Proposal (DD Form 1426) appearing at the cnd of this document or bylettir