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

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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.

Bomb M117A1E2 is identical to the M117A1 except the explosive filler is Minol in lieu of Tritonal.

Hazardous Components

M117A1E2 filler is Minol (377 lb, 171.4 kg)

See Also

750 lb GP, M117

750 lb GP, M117A1

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