Accession Number:

AD0269686

Title:

PRODUCTION ENGINEERING STUDY OF THE T28E2 CLUSTER, BOMB, FRAGMENTATION

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PICATINNY ARSENAL DOVER N J AMMUNITION GROUP

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Report Date:

1961-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

In this study, no attempt was made to improve the military characteristics nor to attempt a major redesign of the fragmentation bomb cluster. The effort was concentrated in product improvement, cost reduction, and the preparation of a description of manufacture. The M38 T28E2 cluster consists of a an M32 T39E2 cluster adapter equipped with an M144 T172 fin assembly withA MECHANICAL TIME FUZE AN-M146A1 or M198 and an M31 T39 arming wire assembly and b twentyfour clustered M128 T17E2 20-lb fragmentation bombs arranged in 2 tiers, with extensible boom M145 tail assemblies on the bombs in the forward tier and fixed boom M146 tail assemblies on the bombs in the aft tier. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE