Figure 12-17.--The instruction sheet attached to the M7 bandoleer.
between the firing handle and the generator. In the lower
M57 FIRING DEVICE
FIRE position, the generator can be activated.
One M57 firing device (fig. 12-16) is issued with
each Ml8A1 mine. The device is a hand-held pulse
generator. A squeeze of the handle produces a double
INSTALLATION AND FIRING
3-volt electrical pulse of sufficient energy to fire the
electric blasting cap through the 100 feet of firing wire
Complete instructions for installing, arming,
issued with the mine. On one end of the firing device is
testing, and firing the Ml8A1 antipersonnel mine are
a rubber connecting plug with a dust cover.
attached to the flap of the M7 bandoleer. The instruction
sheet is shown in figure 12-17, and the directions should
The safety bail on the firing device has two
be carefully followed by users of these mines.
positions. In the upper SAFE position, it acts as a block