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Description

These are general-purpose (GP) high explosive (HE) bombs which may use proximity, mechanical, or electric nose and tail fuzes. When used as an M117D (destructor), the M117 bomb has a fuzing system actuated by magnetic/seismic influence. Both fragmentation and blast effect are produced by these bombs.

See Also

750 lb GP, M117A1

750 lb GP, M117A1E1, M117A1E2, M117A1E3, M117A2, M117A3

Source(s)

Collaborative ORDnance Data Repository (CORD)

Iraq Ordnance Identification Guide (2004)

Afghanistan Ordnance ID Guide, Volume 1 (2004)

TM 9-1325-200, Bombs and Bomb Components (1966)