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1

What are the sub groups of dropped munitions?

Bomb, Dispenser, Submunitions

2

What are the types of bombs?

GP, GPOS, GPNS, GPLD, Penetrator, Guided Bomb, Incendiary, Destructor (Air-laid mine), Chemical

3

What are the key ID features of Dropped Bombs GPOS?

One piece steel construction; Welded on lifting lugs, two on one side, one on opposite side; fixed stabilizers usually welded on; 2” fuze well on nose and tail; 50% of bomb’s weight is explosive material

4

What are the key ID features of Dropped Bombs GPNS?

One piece steel const.; Screwed on suspension lugs w/ a charging well between the lugs all on one side; bolted on stabilizers, 3” fuze well on nose and tail.

5

What are the key ID features of Dropped Bombs GPLD?

All Key ID features of GPNS; cigar shaped designed to produce less drag.

6

What are the key ID features of Dropped Bombs GP?

If bomb is missing any Key ID characteristics of other GP series bombs.

7

What types of fuzing are used with dropped bombs GP, GPOS, GPNS, GPLD?

VT, Impact, Impact inertia, ET, CW, MT

8

What Safeties are used with dropped bombs GP, GPOS, GPNS, GPLD w/o fuzing?

HE, Frag, Move

9

What are the key ID features, fuzing, and safeties of Penetration Bombs?

25-30% explosive filler, one piece steel construction 2/3 of weight is casing, tail fuze year, US versions flare out at rear; fuzing is impact inertia only; safeties: HE Frag Move

10

What are key ID features, fuzing, and safeties of guided bombs?

Body is standard GPLD or GPNS, guidance canards and fins attached to front of warhead for steering, wing assembly on aft end; fuzing: impact; safeties HE Frag Move EMR Static Eject 24 Hr WT

11

What are key ID features of destructor bomb?

Aircraft laid mine uses GPLD body; must have some type of retardation, parachute or snake eye fins; has a golden plug in the charging well; may have a white band around body.

12

What type of fuzing and what are the safeties of a destructor bomb?

Electronic fuze, safeties: Destructor 8 - HE Frag Move Mag EMR Static WT Seismic

13

What are key ID features, fuzing and safeties of Incendiary bomb?

Key ID: no stabilizing fins, color codes and markings; fuzing: all-way acting; Safeties: HE Frag Move Fire WP

14

What are key ID features, fuzing and safeties of a Chemical bomb?

An HE bomb with a filler plug, use color codes to ID; fuzing: Impact, Impact Inertia, VT, MT, ET; Safeties: HE Frag Move Chem

15

What are the types of Dropped Dispenser?

Retained, Released

16

What are the Key ID features, Fuzing, and Safeties of a Dispenser Retained?

Body is lightweight aluminum, payload is dispensed from rear or bottom, stays attached to aircraft; fuzing: command fired; safeties: HE Frag Move EMR Static Eject

17

What are the Key ID features, Fuzing, and Safeties of a Dispenser Released?

Key ID: fall away from aircraft stabilized by fin assemblies, multi-piece construction either clamshell or tri-shell, thin-case metal constr., Russian dispensers may look like a water heater or have a nose that almost comes to a point. Fuzing: MT, VT, ET; Safeties HE Frag Move Eject

18

What are the types of Dropped Sub munitions?

Fragmentation, HEAT, Scatterable Mines

19

What are the Key ID Features for Dropped Sub munitions Frag?

Spherical in shape, heavy or light metal casing, usually has frag balls imbedded or scored casing.

20

What type of fuzing for Dropped Sub munitions Frag?

Impact and Impact Inertia

21

What are the safeties for Dropped Sub munitions Frag w/ Impact and Impact Inertia fuzing?

HE Frag Move CS Fire WT (Submunition 6)

22

How can you ID the difference between Impact and Impact Inertia fuzing in Dropped Sub munitions Frag?

Impact will have fins or some method to ensure the detonation point strikes the ground; Impact inertia can strike the ground on any surface.

23

What are the Key ID Features for Dropped Sub munitions HEAT?

body has cylindrical shape; has a means for stabilization, may have a visible cone or pronounced stand off.

24

What type of fuzing for Dropped Sub munitions HEAT?

PIBD and Impact Inertia

25

What are the safeties for Dropped Sub munitions HEAT w/ PIBD fuzing?

HE Frag Move Fire Jet WT EMR Static Lucky/PE

26

What are the safeties for Dropped Sub munitions HEAT w/ Impact Inertia fuzing?

HE Frag Move Fire Jet WT

27

What are the Key ID Features for Dropped Sub munitions Scatterable Mines?

No standard shape or size; differentiated from placed mines by lack of any external safety pins or switches

28

What type of fuzing for Dropped Sub munitions Scatterable mines?

Magnetic, pressure, or pull

29

What are the safeties for Dropped Sub munitions Scatterable Mines w/ Magnetic fuzing?

HE Frag Move CS BT Mag EMR Static Jet WT

30

What are the safeties for Dropped Sub munitions Scatterable Mines w/ Pull fuzing?

HE Frag Move CS BT EMR Static WT

31

What are the safeties for Dropped Sub munitions Scatterable Mines w/ Pressure fuzing?

HE Frag Move CS BT (basically only on a dragon tooth USSR mine)

32

How many types of fuzes for dropped munitions?

Seven: Impact, Impact Inertia, VT, MT, ET, Electronic, CW