The 3Sh1 (3Ш1) is a Russian 122 mm flechette projectile, which is a further modification of the classic shrapnel (cannister) shell. The flechette and shrapnel shells differ in that the payload of the latter are either iron, steel, or lead shrapnel balls (spheres), whilst the former uses steel fin- (drag-) stabilised darts. The word flechette is an Anglicisation of the French word for dart, fléchette, with both spelling used in Western texts. T...

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