Accession Number : AD0847083

Title :   Proof Testing of the BRU-4/A Bomb Rack.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. 12 Aug-2 Oct 68,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE SPECIAL WEAPONS CENTER KIRTLAND AFB NM

Personal Author(s) : Traylor, Mahlon E., Jr

Report Date : JAN 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : The BRU-4/A is a modification of the MAU-12B/A universal bomb ejection rack. The modification consists of replacing aluminum sideplates by steel sideplates, strengthening the sway brace arms, and retrofitting higher strength shackles. The purpose of this testing was to determine if the BRU-4/A bomb rack could withstand certain specified F-111 flight loads. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*JET FIGHTERS, BOMB RACKS), (*BOMB RACKS, STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES), EXTERNAL STORES, LOADS(FORCES), STRAIN(MECHANICS), HYSTERESIS, COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES, AERODYNAMIC HEATING, SUPERSONIC CHARACTERISTICS, ALUMINUM ALLOYS.

Subject Categories : Attack and Fighter Aircraft
      Aerial Bombs
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE