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This fuze, used in the cartridges M381 and M382 is a first-generation fuze. It is a short arming delay fuze which is armed by the rotational forces provided by the spinning projectile. It is fully armed at approximately 10 feet from the muzzle of the launcher.

Hazardous Components

No information about hazardous components.

See Also

Cartridge, 40mm HE, M381

Cartridge, 40mm HE, M441

Cartridge, 40mm Practice, M382


TM 9-1385-51, Ammunition (Conventional) for Explosive Ordnance Disposal (1967)