M759 Reconfigured Fuze Base
Final rept. Nov 1985-Feb 1989
ARMY ARMAMENT RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER PICATINNY ARSENAL NJ CLOSE COMBAT ARMAMENTS CENTER
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The M759 fuze spitback was prevented from dislodging during setback by a spitter crimp. Should the spitter crimp fail, the spitback could release during setback and strike the liner, resulting in a premature or inbore function. The base of the M759 fuze was redesigned to be loaded from the top end to eliminate the spitter crimp. In this manner the spitback charge is kept from dislodging during setback by a machined spitback charge holder piece. Keywords Spitback Setback Spitter crimp Inbore Fuzes ordnance Point initiating fuzes PIBD M759 Fuze Gun components Weapons Test and evaluation.
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