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(24) Mechanical Impact
& Break-Up Fuze


DATA:
Bombs Used In: SC 2500 kg. bomb.
Color: Dark Grey.
Material: Light alloy, brass & steel.
Possible Actions: Instantaneous or short delay.
Arming Times: Safety arming time of 10 seconds provided by gear train
Principal Markings: (24) with cancellation (x) over stamped.
Secondary Markings: Serial number stamped on fuze.

DESCRIPTION:
The (24) is basically identical to the (24)A. The operation of the two fuzes is identical. The fuze is secured in the bomb in the same manner as the (24)A.
    Two pieces of wood secured together by four wire staples form an annular packing bewtween the upper and lower fuze bodies on the (24). The (24) has a metal case surrounding this portion.

REMARKS:
    This fuze has the same antibreak-up device as the (24)A, to prevent breaking up of the bomb on impact with hard targets.


All information for this entry were acquired from Army Technical manual TM 9-1985-2/Air Force Technical Order TO 39B-1A-9 GERMAN EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE (Bombs, Fuzes, Rockets, Land Mines, Grenades & Igniters)

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here is for historical and educational purposes only. The Warbirds Resource Group is not responsible for any misuse of this information and does not condone the illegal use of explosives in any way.

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