Accession Number : ADB816042


Title :   Development of a Dirigible Bomb


Descriptive Note : Progress rept. no. 7


Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE DIV OF INDUSTRIAL COOPERATION


Personal Author(s) : Hutzenlaub, J F


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/b816042.pdf


Report Date : 15 Apr 1943


Pagination or Media Count : 99


Abstract : The report is concerned with the wind-tunnel tests that have been conducted at M.I.T. in connection with the development of a high-angle dirigible bomb. In Section I the ballistic coefficients and other aerodynamic data for a tentative final cruciform fin-model dirigible bomb are determined. Section II deals with roll torque tests. Section III gives the results of wind-tunnel tests on a shrouded dirigible bomb.


Descriptors :   *GUIDED BOMBS , HIGH ANGLES , WIND TUNNEL TESTS


Subject Categories : Guided Missiles


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE