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Ordnance, Explosives, and Related Items




Tail fuzes of this type are vane armed and inertia fired. Arming is mechanically delayed by reduction gearing.

The first of the slower arming tail fuzes produced were designated as the AN-M100A2C series. These have the same number of threads per inch as the M160 series, but have the shorter engagement of the AN-M100 series fuzes. The yellow band is painted on. as in the M160 series fuzes.


No information about functioning.

Hazardous Components

Primer detonator M14.

See Also

Tail, Impact, AN-M100A1, AN-M100A2


MIL-HDBK-146, Fuze Catalog (1982)

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

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

OP 2216, Volume 1 - Aircraft Bombs, Fuzes, and Associated Components (1960)

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

USNBD - Bombs and Fuzes, Pyrotechnics (1945)