Accession Number : ADD002675

Title :   Fuel-Air Explosive Bomblet.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Glass,Cecil A

Report Date : 24 Feb 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The invention relates generally to concussion-type or blast weapons, and more particularly to a fuel-air explosive (FAX) bomblet for establishing and subsequently detonating a fuel-air cloud at ground level, whereby large target areas may be effectively subjected to the damaging overpressure effects of a detonation velocity or shock wave generated through the detonation of the fuel-air cloud.

Descriptors :   *Fuel air explosives, *Bomblets, *Patents, Bomb fuzes, Detonators, Bomb components, Shock waves

Subject Categories : Aerial Bombs

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE