Dodac N

UNO serial number 0408

UNO proper shipping name Fuzes, detonating

Explosive Components:

SQ Action

Delay Action

Detonator M24, Detonator M17, tetryl booster lead charge, and tetryl booster charge

Delay Plunger Assembly Ml (M54 primer, black powder delay charge, and Relay M7), Detonator M17, tetryl booster lead charge, and tetryl booster charge

Limitations:

Premature functioning can occur when fuzes are fired in heavy rainfall.

References:

TM 9-1300-251-20 TM 9-2300-216-10 SC 1340/98-IL SB 700-20

Army Ammo Tracking Form

Type Classification:

Std AMCTC 7874 dtd 1970.

Use:

Point Detonating Fuze M716 (XM716) is a superquick, delay arming impact fuze used with 81-mm mortar cartridges HE, and WP Smoke.

Description:

The aluminum fuze head contains a spring-loaded striker and firing pin. A spring-loaded cylindrical slider, mounted transversely in the aluminum fuze body, contains the detonator and is equipped with an O-ring pressure seal. Inbore safety is provided by a spring-loaded bore riding pin which locks the slider. A pull wire restrains the setback pin (not shown in illustration) which locks the bore riding pin..

Tape and a plastic disk protect the metering orifice. The fuze base contains a booster lead charge and a booster charge. An adapter assembly with two tetryl booster pellets and a cup orĀ» pwttet are threaded to the base.

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