US Charge, Spotting, M5

 

1411-316b

Description

The Spotting Charge M3 consists of a glass bottle filled with FS smoke mixture. An ordinary bottle cap seals the mixture. The bottle is held to the Practice Bomb M38A2 by a wire twisted around the neck of the bottle and attached to the tail vanes. The charge assembly weighs 2.54 pounds.

See Also

Bomb, 100 lb Practice, M38A2

Source(s)

OP 1664, Volume 2 - US Explosive Ordnance (1947)