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1572-398

Description

Fuze M54 is a combination time and superquick fuze with settings for time action (to 25 seconds) and for superquick action. The fuze is used with fixed, semi-fixed, and separate loading, base ejection, smoke and illuminating projectiles. It is identical with fuze M55 series except that fuze M55 models have a booster assembled to the fuze.

See Also

TSQ, M55 Series

Source(s)

MIL-HDBK-146, Fuze Catalog (1982)

TM 9-1300-203, Artillery Ammunition (1967)

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

TM 9-1904, Ammunition Inspection Guide (1944)