Accession Number:

AD0293804

Title:

LAUNCHING SET, BALLOON AN/TMQ-12(XD-2)

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Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LABS L G HANSCOM FIELD MASS

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Report Date:

1962-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

The Launching Set, Balloon ANTMQ-12, was develope to provide both a mobile H2 generating capabilit for inflating rawinsonde balloons and a balloon launching capability. T HE LA NCHING MECHANISM PROVIDES HOUSING FOR THE BALLOON DURING THE INFLATION PROCESS. On ball n release, it pr vides a free escape path, minimizing the possibilit of balloon abrasion and da age. The equipment provides improved balloon handling techniques under high wind conditions at mobile rawinsonde sites. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE