Mtsq M762 Fuze
The fuze contains a delayed arming feature that ensures the fuze remains unarmed and detonator safe for a minimum of 125 seconds of flight.
Mtsq m762 fuze. It has become the highly reliable and world wide proven solution for mort ar illuminating and smoke bombs. Without a proper fuze artillery would be pretty much useless. Start studying m119 howitzer 105mm shell fuze combinations. Mechanical time and superquick mtsq fuze m577a1m577 is used with 42 inch and 105mm cartridges and 155mm and 8 inch projectiles.
4 battery description the m762a1m767a1 et artillery fuze single cell reserve battery is a reserve lithium thionyl chloride battery. The safety pull wire is removed just before inserting the cartridge into the mortar. The projectile usually requires adjustment. It is used with projectiles carrying paloads that are expelled during projectile flight airburst.
The fuze contains an electronic time system that may be set to function from 5 to 1999 seconds. An artillery fuze or fuse is the type of munition fuze used with artillery munitions typically projectiles fired by guns field anti aircraft coast and naval howitzers and mortars. Artillery fuzes 1960s and after. Slides 99 m762m767 electronic time fuzes the m762 is used with 15mm and 155mm firing expelling charge explosive train projectiles.
The time can be hand set so there is no need for fuze setters with this fuze. The safety pin. See cartridgeprojectile fuze combination charts in appendix a for current usage. The safety devices of the dm93 m776 fuze comprise of a safety pin and a launch pulse safety system.
Ndia 45th annual fuze conference design and development of a new electronic time et fuze for mortars xm784xm785 18 april 2001 tacom ardec fuze division. Its chemistry consists of lithium composition cathode and thionyl. Learn vocabulary terms and more with flashcards games and other study tools. The m767 is similar to.
When set for pd the fuze is armed at 45 seconds in flight. In the mid 19th century two basic types were in use time delay and impact. 20 mt fuze m565 or m577 activates these canisters are expelled from the rear of the 21 projectile producing smoke for 60 to 90 seconds.