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

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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, M117

750 lb GP, M117A1

Nose/Tail, Multipurpose, FMU-26/B

Nose/Tail, Multipurpose, FMU-26A/B

Nose/Tail, Multipurpose, FMU-26B/B

Tail, Electric, Mk 344 Mod 0

Tail, Electric, Mk 344 Mod 1

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)