This signal is used for either day or night signaling, as appropriate, by personnel on land or sea. Its weight 230 g. and its small size permit its being carried in life vest or flight suit pockets and on life rafts. It emits orange smoke for day use and red flame for night.
(>5000 Candela )
Burning time for each is > 20 seconds
NEQ. Pyrotechnic components: 80 g.
Dimensions: 41 +/-0,2 x130 +/-0,2 mm.
The cap on the flame (night) end is moulded so that there are three prominent protrusions or beads across its face. These beads positively identify this end, by the sense of touch for night time use.
The face of the cap at the smoke end is smooth.
Ministerial Approval :Dp.n.msc/251404/R-29/7/66
Shelf life: 4 years manufacturing date
V° - UN 0191 - 1.4G