US Charge, Spotting, M39A1

 

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Description

The M39A1 is authorized for use with the 250 pound practice bomb, M124. It contains a charge of approximately 10.20 pounds of 80% black powder and 20% flaked aluminum powder in a cylindrical terne-plate casing. A cover assembly consists of a funnel-shaped front cover (closing the forward end of the casing), a tube extending nearly through the center of the charge, and a tube guide which supports the tube. The container is closed at the rear by a felt pad and rear cover.

See Also

Bomb, 250 lb Practice, M124

Source(s)

Collaborative Ordnance Data Repository

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