Accession Number:

AD0702255

Title:

Experimental Data Forming the Basis for the Bombing Tables BT-100-A-1 Bomb, Practice, 100-lb., M39

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1938-06-20

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

Range bombing was conducted for the Bomb, Practice, 100-lb., M39 from December 1, 1936 to April 29, 1937. A total of seventy ranges for nominal altitudes between 4000 feet and 15000 feet with true air speed varying between 119.6 miles per hour and 197.9 miles per hour, with the largest proportion of air speeds in the neighborhood of 160 miles per hour, was obtained. The results are summarized.

Subject Categories:

  • Fire Control and Bombing Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE