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US Bomb, 750 lb GP, M117A1

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These are general-purpose (GP) high explosive (HE) bombs which may use proximity, mechanical, or electric nose and tail fuzes. When used as an M117D (destructor), the M117 bomb has a fuzing system actuated by magnetic/seismic influence. Both fragmentation and blast effect are produced by these bombs.

The differences between M117A1 and M117 are as follows : the center lug; two spring washers, used for holding electrical fuzes in bomb M117 nose and base; and a ring receptacle lock, used to position electric cable assembly have been removed.

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750 lb GP, M117

750 lb GP, M117A1E1, M117A1E2, M117A1E3, M117A2, M117A3


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