Accession Number:

AD0416267

Title:

PREPRODUCTION TESTING OF THE W. H. OLSEN BDU-8/B PRACTICE BOMB

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE SPECIAL WEAPONS CENTER KIRTLAND AFB NM

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

Testing of the W. H. Olsen BDU-8B practice bomb was performed by AFSWC at the request of the Royal Canadian Air Force. The purpose of these tests was to establish thh. olsen Manufactur ing Company, Ltd., as a qualified producer of BDU-8B practice bombs. Testing was performed using two sample bombs produced by this company, numbered WHO-2 and WHO-3. To expedite testing, each of the bombs was subjected to a portion of the specified test requirements. Testing was performed in general accordance with MIL-B-25846A and MIL-B-27000, and included functional testing of the parachute deployment system initiator assembly, static load testing, shock testing, and vibration testing. The results of the test were satisfactory.

Subject Categories:

  • Aerial Bombs

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE