BOMB HE AC 500 LBS

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This is a multipurpose bomb similar to US type MK82, having low aerodynamic resistance and is designed to be carried on supersonic aircraft. It is made from forged carbon steel according to BS-3602. For high altitude missions it is fitted with conventional fin assembly (Conical fin assembly MAU-938) and fuzes M-904 & 905. For low level missions, it is fitted with retarder fin assembly (MK-15 MOD-4) with nose fuze M-904. It can be used o all Americal bomb racks, French bomb rack (PM-3, RPK-12 & RPK-16) of Mirage aircraft having bomb hocks 14" apart. Can also be used on British aircraft bomb relase slips having hooks with 14" spacing.

TECHNICAL DATA(BOMB HE AC 500 LBS)

Length of bomb with:

Retarder fin assy

2280 mm

Convential fin assy

2210 mm

Bomb body diameter

275 mm

Weight of bomb with:

Retarder fin assy

254.54 kg

Convential fin assy

241.36 kg

Explosive charge, RDX/TNT

90 kg

Packing

6 bomb packed in steel fixture:

Size of steel fixture

1.68 x 0.98 x 0.78 metre

Gross weight of steel fixture

1600 kg

Colour & marking

Black with yellow/white stenciling