Accession Number : AD0375088

Title :   MECHANICAL STANDOFF BOMB FUZE.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 2 Sep 65-11 May 66,

Corporate Author : GM DEFENSE RESEARCH LABS SANTA BARBARA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Engler,Allen R. ; Massingill,Elbert C.

Report Date : AUG 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 27

Abstract : Laboratory, wind tunnel, and flight tests were made of fuzes capable of detonating standard bombs above the terrain at drop speeds to 350 knots. The fundamental feature of the fuze is the standoff extensor which deploys during flight.

Descriptors :   (*ARMING DEVICES, *BOMB FUZES), EXTENDABLE STRUCTURES, FLIGHT TESTING, WIND TUNNEL MODELS, MODEL TESTS, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), BOMB FINS, AERODYNAMIC CHARACTERISTICS (U) NOSE FUZES

Subject Categories : Aerial Bombs

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE