Figure 2-52. Smoke and illuminating warheads for the 2.75-inch rocket.
crush switch in the nose sends a detonation signal to the warhead. The M222 Dragon has an olive-drab launcher
body. The warhead end of the launcher has one black band and one yellow band, while the propulsion end has
one brown band. The DODIC for the M222 is PL23.
TOW. The tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided (TOW) missile is a heavy AT guided missile. It is
shown in Figure 2-54. When fired from a ground mount or a vehicle mount, it is classified as an SSM. When fired
from rotary-wing aircraft, it is classified as an ASM. The TOW missile is issued as a complete round consisting of
the TOW missile encased in a launch container. This complete round is placed into the weapon launcher when it
is required for use. The BGM-71-series missile includes eleven different HE warhead combinations. The color
code for the TOW is an olive-drab encased missile with four