2W051B Volume 2

  1. What is the requirement for military explosives?
    Raw materials must be cheap.
  2. Volatility is the tendency of a substance to produce
  3. The rate of transformation for high explosives is between
    3,200 and 28,000 feet per second.
  4. The tendency of a substance to burn with a rapid and sparkling combustion is called
  5. What are the detonation products?
    Heat, light, gases, and pressure.
  6. How do we classify explosive train primers?
    By the way they are initiated.
  7. How can you increase the penetration effect of a shaped charge?
    Increase standoff distance.
  8. For what purpose do we use a shaped charge?
    To produce an explosive penetration of a solid object.
  9. The four factors that control the visibility of pyrotechnics are candlepower, color, weather,and
  10. Name two types of effects for signals.
    Light and smoke.
  11. What pyrotechnic effect is produced by the AN-MK13 signal?
    Smoke and flare.
  12. How is the A/P25S-5A distress signal kit ignited?
    Percussion primer.
  13. How much light does the M127A1 signal produce?
    50,000 candlepower
  14. What effects do the booby-trap simulators provide?
    Flash, illumination, and a whistling sound
  15. What is the largest caliber ammunition that we classify as "small arms"?
    Caliber .50
  16. What shotgun round is an exception to the gauging principle?
  17. What hazard is involved in using blank ammunition?
    The wad can cause injury
  18. What are the components of a typical small-arms cartridge?
    Cartridge case, primer, bullet, and propellant
  19. Name three classifications of Air Force grenades.
    Service, practice, and training.
  20. What type of explosive filler does an M26 fragmentation grenade have?
    Composition B
  21. What substance is the explosive filler for the M30 practice grenade?
    Black powder
  22. Which chemical filler is used in the AN-M8 smoke grenade?
  23. Which mine do we commonly call the "claymore"?
  24. How far in front of an M18A1 mine do we consider inside the danger zone?
    250 meters
  25. How much force is required to function the M14 anti-personnel mine?
    20 to 35 pounds
  26. What mortar can be broken down into several smaller loads for easier carrying?
  27. What color is the most common for military safety fuze?
  28. What device is used to initiate time fuse?
    M60 igniter
  29. What substance is the M112 demo block made of?
    Composition C-4
  30. The main types of fuze actions are impact, time, and
  31. Where is a proximity fuze placed on a bomb?
  32. In an electronically timed fuze, what component replaces the arming vanes used in mechanically timed fuzes?
    Electric charging assembly
  33. The design of which safety feature is to prevent movement of the arming heads, arming stems, and strikers while the fuze is being handled?
    Cotter pins
  34. How do you change the firing delay times in a mechanically timed M904 nose fuze?
    Changing the delay element
  35. What adapter booster is used with the M904 fuze?
  36. Where in a bomb body is the M905 fuze installed?
    The tail fuze well
  37. The FMU-54-series tail fuzes are used in
    MK80-series general-purpose bombs with an air inflatable retarder.
  38. With electrical fuzes, what device is used in place of arming wire?
    Battery-firing device
  39. How can you tell when an FMU-124A/B fuze is armed?
    The safety pin is removed and the release shaft is extended.
  40. What setting causes the FMU-139A/B fuze to abort and not arm?
    "LOW-DRAG ARM TIME" knob set to the "X" position
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