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Nose, Proximity, AN-M166, M166 (T51E1)

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Nose fuze AN-M166 (T51E1) is of the bar type configuration. It can be used effectively in any bomb that contains a fuze well that will accommodate a selective action nose fuze in the M163 or M904 series. This nose fuze can also be employed with any GP, fragmentation, or chemical bomb weighing 100 pounds or more which takes nose fuze AN-M103A1 or M163. This fuze is extremely sensitive and its tactical use is independent of height or release, speed of aircraft or type of terrain.

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

TM 9-1325-200, Bombs and Bomb Components (1966)

OP 1664, Volume 2 - US Explosive Ordnance (1947)

USNBD - Bombs and Fuzes, Pyrotechnics (1945)