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Thread: Button Bombs

  1. #61
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    Dec 2010
    Illinois USA
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    I have completed writing my storey of the gravel mine, but it is too large to post here. So if you PM me with your email address I'll send you a copy. In the report is information from interviews of engineers who worked on the mines, pilots who dropped them, and info I have collected from various sources to include what companies were involved in engineering, R&D, manufacture etc.

    Bottom line the button bomblet were the one seen in a picture withthe title seed mines, they didn't work becasue they couldn;t be spread well and weren't large enough for some sensors to hear when they went off. The XM 40 was its replacement.

    I'm still collecting information and waiting for 2 FOIA requests to be answred
    any live or dug ordnance shown in my posts was dealt with by EOD personell

  2. The Following 5 Users Say Thank You to weberoed For This Useful Post:

    1989rjb (1st August 2012), Jolly Green (1st August 2012), stecol (2nd August 2012), V40 (4th August 2012), Weasel (1st August 2012)

  3. #62
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    North Alabama, USA
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    give me a PM push at REDHAT6
    All dug or live ordnance shown in my posts is under EOD control and has been or will be dealt with accordingly by EOD personnel


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