Accession Number:

ADD002675

Title:

Fuel-Air Explosive Bomblet.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-02-24

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

The invention relates generally to concussion-type or blast weapons, and more particularly to a fuel-air explosive FAX bomblet for establishing and subsequently detonating a fuel-air cloud at ground level, whereby large target areas may be effectively subjected to the damaging overpressure effects of a detonation velocity or shock wave generated through the detonation of the fuel-air cloud.

Subject Categories:

  • Aerial Bombs

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE