Fuze No 119B Mk IV (Sectioned)

Catalogue number
  • MUN 2665
Department
Exhibits
Materials
  • whole: metal
Dimensions
  • whole: Diameter 60 mm, Length 120 mm
Alternative names
  • full name: Fuze No 119B Mk IV (Sectioned)
  • simple name: fuze, British
Category
Weapons and ammunition

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British No 119B Mark IV fuze (Sectioned). The No 119B percussion (direct action) and graze fuse was introduced in 1943. It was similar to the No 119 but had a weaker detent spring to assure arming at low charges. The No 119B ran to fifteen 'Marks' and was declared obsolete in 1962.

Physical description

fuze L 12cm x 6cm diameter.

History note

British No 119B Mark IV fuze (Sectioned), L 12cm x 6cm diameter. The No 119B percussion (direct action) and graze fuse was introduced in 1943. It was similar to the No 119 but had a weaker detent spring to assure arming at low charges. The No 119B ran to fifteen 'Marks' and was declared obsolete in 1962.

Stamped

119 B IV

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