UXO Information

 

UXO Information

This is meant to be a quick reference guide to UXO rounds.  It is information available on the internet and does not contain any experimental munitions.

First Rule of UXO is don’t touch it!

3Rs-Wildland-Firefighting Guide

RECOGNIZE:

Recognize when you may have encountered a munition.

RETREAT:

Do not touch, move or disturb it, but carefully leave the area the way you entered.

REPORT:

Mark the round with an orange marking flag & notify Range Control if it’s in a roadway or “unusual” area.

EOD Technicians Killed at Fort Dix Cleaning up UXO

NY National Guard Officer Killed in UXO Incident on Fort Dix

Every round or munition on this page has been encountered on the ranges of Fort Dix.  Not every type of round used at the Fort is listed.  Most of the photos are from the impact area of Fort Dix and when not available stock photos were used.

M101 Davey Crocket Weapon System use at Fort Dix

More information on the Davey Crocket Weapon System

  • Hand Grenades

     

  • Hand Grenade Video
  • Hand grenades can be found around range 3, 3a as well as the area between 30 and 32. Mark the area with a flag marker, report it to Range Safety and get away from it.
Hand-Grenade-WW2

Hand-Grenade-WW2

Hand Grenade

Hand Grenade

30B Hand Grenade

30B Hand Grenade

M61 Hand Grenade

  • 40MM

  • 40mm Video
  • 40MM can be found all over the impact area.  Car Wash Rd, Klinger’s Bog Road, Mulraney’s Way, ARDC Lanes, Never Never Land Rd and the 59 ranges are especially prone to 40mm. 
  • 40mm HE

    40MM HE

40MM Training Round

40MM Training Round

 

40mm Rounds

40MM HE

  • 60MM Mortar Rounds

  • 60MM Mortar Video
  • Mortar rounds are generally found around Never Never Land, Fisher’s, Turkey Run Road, and Skunk Ridge area.
  • 60mm mortar rounds
  • 60MM INFRARED ILLUMINATING MORTAR ROOUND
  • 81MM Mortar Rounds

  • M252 mortar System Video
  • Mortar rounds are generally found around Never Never Land, Fisher’s, Turkey Run Road, and Skunk Ridge area.
Mortar Round

81mm Mortar Round

81mm Mortars

MORTAR UXO TURKEY RUN RD

MORTAR UXO TURKEY RUN RD

Vietnam Era: Three types of rounds were used with the 81mm mortar:

(a) M374 HE (high explosive); 9 lb; color OD w/yellow band

(b) M375 WP (white phosphorous); color light green w/red marking and yellow band

(3)  M301A3 Illumination; 10 lb.; color white w/black marking

 

84MM MORTAR TUBE

Mortar Team on Range 39 Fort Dix

84MM MORTAR ROUNDS

81mm Training Mortars on Range 39 Fort Dix

 

 

  • 4.2 inch Mortar Round

  • 4.2 Inch Mortar Video
  • Mortar rounds are generally found around Never Never Land, Fisher’s, Turkey Run Road, and Skunk Ridge area. 4.2 inch mortars were replaced by the 120MM in the 1990’s.

4.2 inch Mortar Round

  • 120MM Mortar Rounds

  • 120MM Mortar Video
  • Mortar rounds are generally found around Never Never Land, Fisher’s, Turkey Run Road, and Skunk Ridge area.

120MM Mortar Round

120mm Illumination Round

120mm Illumination Round

 

  • 105mm Howitzer Round

  • 105MM Howitzer Video
  • Howitzer Rounds are mainly found around Never Never Land as well as EOD range areas.  Old rounds can be found around ARDC as well as Fishers Corner.

 

105MM Howitzer Round

  • 155MM Howitzer Rounds

  • 155MM Howitzer Round
  • Howitzer Rounds are mainly found around Never Never Land as well as EOD range areas.  Old rounds can be found around ARDC, Skunk Ridge as well as Fishers Corner.

155MM Howitzer Round

155mm Artillery Round

155mm Artillery Round

  • 120MM Tank Round

  • 120MM Tank Round Video
  • Tank Rounds are mainly found around Never Never Land as well as EOD range areas.  Old rounds can be found around ARDC, Skunk Ridge as well as Fishers Corner.

120mm Sabo Round

120MM Howitzer Round

  • 2.75 inch Rocket (HYDRA 70 DAGR)

  • HYDRA 70 video
  • Rockets are mainly found around Never Never Land as well as EOD range areas. 

2.75 ROCKET

  • M-72 LAWS Rocket

  • M-72 LAWS Rocket Video
  • Rockets are mainly found around Mulraney’s Way, Never Never Land as well as EOD range areas. 

LAWS ROCKET

  • TOW Missile

  • Tow Missile Video
  • Missiles are mainly found around Mulraney’s Way, Never Never Land as well as EOD range areas. 

TOW MISSILE

Tow Missile Never Never Land

Tow Missile

Tow Missile UXO

Tow Missile UXO

TOW Missile Wire

TOW Missile Wire

  • Hellfire Missile

  • Hellfire Missile Video
  • Missiles are mainly found around Mulraney’s Way, Never Never Land as well as EOD range areas. 

Hellfire Missile

Range 59D (5)

  • FGM-148 Javelin Missile

  • Javelin Missile Video
  • Missiles are mainly found around Mulraney’s Way, Never Never Land as well as EOD range areas. 

Javelin Missile

  • M3 Carl Gustav 84MM Rounds

  • M3 Videos
  • Recoilless Rocket Rounds are mainly found around Never Never Land as well as EOD range areas.  Old rounds may be found around ARDC as well as Fishers Corner.

Carl Gustav 84mm

 Recoilless Rifle Rounds

 

75mm Recoiless Rifle

C-4 Explosives

C-4 Explosive

 

Various Ordinance in the Fort Dix Impact Area

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