B2.2EZ Incendiary Bombs

Over-All Length: 20.75 in.
Body Length: 9.25 in.
Body Diameter: 2.0 in.
Wall Thickness: 3/8 in.
Tail Length: 4.75 in.
Tail Width: 2.0 in.

Total Weight: 2.2 kg.
Type Of Filling: Incendiary--Thermite H.E.: TNT
Weight Of Filling: N/A
Charge/Weight Ratio: N/A
Fuzing: AZ 8312 B

CONSTRUCTION: This bomb is similar to the 1-kg incendiary bomb, with modifications to the fuze container. These alterations are: external threading on the nose to receive a sleeve; an additional hole to receive a spring-out safety pins; the addition of a train of burning composition leading to the sleeve. The sleeve contains a length of safety fuze wound on a metal spool. The H.E. container is threaded to the base of the sleeve and contains a detonator to which the safety fuze leads.

SUSPENSION: These bombs are carried in several different sizes and type of containers.

COLOR AND MARKINGS: The incendiary bomb proper is painted green over-all, the tail unit is painted dark green; the sleeve is unpainted and the H.E. container is painted bright red. The letter Z is stamped on the incendiary body near the tail.

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)

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