US Signal, Practice Bomb, Mk 6 Mod 0

 

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Description

Practice bomb signal Mk 6 Mod 0 consists of a can of black powder fitted with inert fuze AN-Mk 247 Mod 0 and a blank .38-caliber cartridge used as a detonator. Signal Mk 6 is used with practice bombs for observation of bombing accuracy.

The Mk 7 is generally the same as the Mk 6 except that the fuze is mounted off center in the Mk 6 and its black powder filling weighs about 1 pound more.

See Also

Tail, Impact, AN-Mk 247 Mod 0

Source(s)

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

OP 2216, Volume 1 - Aircraft Bombs, Fuzes, and Associated Components (1960)

OP 1664, Volume 1 - US Explosive Ordnance (1947)