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Point Detonating Fuze M567 is a selec­tive, superquick or 0.05 delay action, impact type for use with HE or smoke 81mm mortar cartridges.

The front body assembly contains an arm­ing mechanism and a firing mechanism which include two spring loaded setback pins, a slider with inner and outer compression springs (not shown in illustration), an arming pin, and two balls which restrain the superquick firing pin and the pyrotechnic delayed arming striker sequence. The explosive train consists of a delay detonator and a superquick detonator housed 90 degrees apart in the cylindrical slider, a lead assembly, an auxiliary booster assembly, and a booster charge.

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TM 43-0001-28, Artillery Ammunition (chg 11, 2003)