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    Question SUU-41 gravel mine dispenser

    Gents,

    I have tried the search function several times and found zip.

    Does someone have a nice pic of this rare beauty? Possibly with markings and contr. label ?
    Was apparently only used in the years 68-70.

    Best,
    Dave.

    any idea what ADU stands for?

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    When you search for things, it depends on what you key in. CBU-39A and SUU-41 in this case. These have some info:

    http://www.designation-systems.net/u...setds/u-b.html

    http://www.fas.org/man/dod-101/sys/dumb/cluster.htm

    http://www.designation-systems.net/u...-c.html#_CBU39

    http://www.designation-systems.net/u...-s.html#_SUU41

    You need to find the exact dispenser/BLU number, then search for that.
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    Most kind of you, I appreciate it, but I was looking for a picture from a member so I can look at the details like color, symbols, manufacturer's markings, etc.
    I guess Tupperware made the canister and Honeywell the actual dispenser according to my sources.
    The various XM mines I have no clue who made those.
    They remain a big mystery.

    I have already seen those sites.

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    The submunitions were made on contract at Cornhusker in Nebraska, I think that was discussed previously here. If you are looking for color photos, then you are searching in the wrong places, the dispensers are or have been on display at two museums at least, look in museum collections or in postings by people that have visited particular museums.
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    Quote Originally Posted by US-Subs View Post
    The submunitions were made on contract at Cornhusker in Nebraska, I think that was discussed previously here. If you are looking for color photos, then you are searching in the wrong places, the dispensers are or have been on display at two museums at least, look in museum collections or in postings by people that have visited particular museums.
    hey JO, thanks again amigo.
    which museums?

    dave

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    I'm guessing Wright Patterson AFB, the U.S. AF Museum, and China Lake Naval Weapons Center for a start.
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    None at China Lake, they are only Navy stuff. You are right on Wright Patt, plus the AF Armament Museum at Eglin has one.
    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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