M739a1 Anodized Green

UNO proper shipping name------ Fuzes, detonating

*Packing 8 fuzes in metal container; 2 containers in a wire bound box.

*Packing Box: Weight --------------------------- 55.8 lb

*NOTE: See DOD Consolidated Ammunition Catalog for complete packing data including NSN's.

Limitations:

The Impact Delay Module in the M739A1 I'D fuze is considered extremely hazardous when in a dud condition as it contains a cocked striker. The M739 PD fuze, when in the same condition, is not as hazardous. Current EOD procedures for the M739 fuze cannot be used for the M739A1 fuze. The M739A1 fuze requires significantly different EOD procedures and also the addition of more specific safety precautions. An M739A1 fuze mis-identified as an M739 fuze would be deadly to any person. Because there is no external difference between the two fuzes, other than stamped markings, the M739A1 fuze is anodized green to give personnel/EOD in the field an immediate and positive identification of the fuze.

References:

SC 1340/98-IL TM 9-1300-251+20 TM 9-1300-251-34 TM 9-2350-311-10 TM 9-2300-216-10

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  • crescente lucciano
    What is the difference between a M739 and M739A1?
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