Accession Number:

ADC800517

Title:

GB-5 2000 lb. Marine Light Contrast Seeking Glide Bomb

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

AIR MATERIEL COMMAND WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1945-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

No further developments or tests are considered for the GB-5 glide bomb. This project developed out of the general glide bomb program which was initiated 1 March 1941. Similar devices are the GB-12 and GB-13, which are also light seeking glide bombs. The GB-5 was placed in experimental classification 8 December 1943.

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Subject Categories:

  • Guided Missiles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE