Accession Number : ADD000755

Title :   Weapon Dispersal System.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Peterson,Paul F

Report Date : 01 Apr 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent describes bomb-pairs positioned in clip-in modules, mounted on rails in the bomb bay of an aircraft, having the deceleration skirts replaced by separation devices. The separation devices have a cylindrical element which acts as a piston attached to one bomb and a cylindrical element which acts as the cylinder attached to the other bomb of the bomb pair. A propellant charge is positioned within the separation device with the propellant charge igniter being operated through a time delay device.

Descriptors :   *Low altitude bombing, *Bombs, *Dispensers, *Patents, Dispersing, Bomb ejectors, Propelling charges

Subject Categories : Aerial Bombs

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE