the rocket motor to the warhead during
unit containing a main propelling charge of
operation. A loop of nylon cord goes through
approximately five pounds (2.25 kilograms)
a hole in the clamp handle. This permits the
o f propellant grain M7 modified. A
c l a m p to be opened easily.
one-ounce (28 grams) RDX booster for
construction of warheads for the M270 and
initiation of the warhead is separately
M 180 Demolition Kits are identical.
contained in the forward end of the rocket
However, the warheads for the M270
motor (fig 1-6). Three initiating elements are
Demolition are inert loaded.
contained within the rocket motor; two M2
warheads for the training kit will be
squibs (used to initiate the propellant
constructed of plastic.
igniter) and 500-millisecond-delay electric
blasting cap (used to initiate the booster, via
g. Rocket Motor.
a one-grain tetryl lead). The rocket motors
on initially produced M270 and M180
(1) The rocket motor (fig. 1-5) for M180
demolition kit. Future rocket motors for the
training kit will be constructed of plastic.
Demolition Kit is a metal cased, solid fuel