Mtsq M762 Fuze
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Mtsq m762 fuze. The safety pin. Its chemistry consists of lithium composition cathode and thionyl. The time can be hand set so there is no need for fuze setters with this fuze. Mechanical time and superquick mtsq fuze m577a1m577 is used with 42 inch and 105mm cartridges and 155mm and 8 inch projectiles.
It is used with projectiles carrying paloads that are expelled during projectile flight airburst. Learn vocabulary terms and more with flashcards games and other study tools. The safety pull wire is removed just before inserting the cartridge into the mortar. Slides 99 m762m767 electronic time fuzes the m762 is used with 15mm and 155mm firing expelling charge explosive train projectiles.
The fuze can be used for non spinning mortar bombs of calibres 51 mm to 120 mm. Artillery fuzes 1960s and after. Mtsq fuze dm93 m776 is a mecha nical time fuze with an additional impact mode. When set for pd the fuze is armed at 45 seconds in flight.
It arms within a maximum of 250 seconds. 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. 4 battery description the m762a1m767a1 et artillery fuze single cell reserve battery is a reserve lithium thionyl chloride battery. Without a proper fuze artillery would be pretty much useless.
See cartridgeprojectile fuze combination charts in appendix a for current usage. The projectile usually requires adjustment. 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. 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.
The m767 is similar to. In the mid 19th century two basic types were in use time delay and impact. The fuze contains a delayed arming feature that ensures the fuze remains unarmed and detonator safe for a minimum of 125 seconds of flight.