These are aerial dispensed impact-inertia fired, incendiary cluster bombs. The bomb body is unpainted and the tail assembly may be painted gray, olive drab, or light red. The nomenclature, lot number, and color band are stenciled on the bomb body in light red. The AN-M50 series bombs are painted gray. If present, identifying nomenclature is stenciled on the body in purple. A purple colored band is painted around the nose of the bomb. These submuntions are most commonly carried buy the M31 and M26 incendiary cluster bombs they can also be carried by the M14 series cluster bomb.
M31 & M26