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    Unknown Clusterbomb???

    Hello, can somebody tell me what this is. thanks
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    Hello Ben ,in what sort of area was this recovered is it WW2 or a post war area

    Any Live or Dug ordnance shown by me has been disposed of by military EOD personnel .


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    They were packed in a British WW 2 bomb.

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    Perhaps practice CBUs to check dispersal?

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    possably part of a pusher plate, shim, or spacer

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    I don't think that it is packing,more like a smoke pot or something.
    The bomb whas green with one red ring around the nose i don't know any more if it whas a 250 or 500 Lb.
    There are 3 layers around a center tube.
    Look at the two holes at the side.
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    have a read of this
    "An igniter tube with four series of perforations extends down the center axis of the bomb and contains a celluloid tube holding a primed cambric tube . The igniter tube is held in place by the igniter-tube holder, located in the center of the tail plate . The remainder of the bomb body is filled with three banks of smoke generators,each bank consisting of eight wedge -shaped units fitted with drag plates"
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    Hey Spotter, thats the one, i have the bomb complete with all the insides, many many thanks Spotter, also Madbonber many thanks for all the work.

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    This is a US E -14 experimental biological bomblet. It was to replace the flettner rotor. Era 1968-69, but was further tested after the bio programs ended, as a possible incapacitating agent carrier. Never got very far in test though.
    any live or dug ordnance shown in my posts was dealt with by EOD personell

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    The sub is actually called the "Rotor triangular". It had several designs, but all basically the same. The E-14 designation was what the folder title was, when I found this sub during research into other bomblets. Also the date of design was in the late 50's, I was wrong about the 68=69 time frame for this design.
    any live or dug ordnance shown in my posts was dealt with by EOD personell

 

 

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