Accession Number:

AD0263451

Title:

EX-38 500 LB. CHEMICAL BOMB DEVELOPMENT

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

EDO CORP COLLEGE POINT NY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1961-08-31

Pagination or Media Count:

66.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this contract was to design, develop and fabricate twelve production prototypes of a highly efficient 500 lbs., massive chemical warfare, fragmentation bomb. Efficient payload and aerodynamic characteristics compatible with current Navy shipboard aircraft were the most important objectives. All work done under this contract, including the results of the CWL test evaluation of the first two prototype bombs delivered, and the experience gained during fabrication of the bombs is summarized.

Subject Categories:

  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
  • Aerial Bombs

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE