Accession Number:

ADD002974

Title:

Mass Focus Explosive Layered Bomblet.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-07-20

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

The patent relates to a fragmentation bomblet, packaged as a close-ended steel right circular cylinder. It has an explosive train which is initiated along the periphery of the inner surface of the cylinder wall a centrally located main charge and a plurality of fragmentation-type plates parallel to each other, with an explosive layer between adjacent plates, and with the lowest of the plates forming the bottom of the cylinder.

Subject Categories:

  • Aerial Bombs
  • Ballistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE