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    USN aircraft rocket

    Hello,
    I saw this rocket on a ww2 pacific war documentary.
    What is it ? 5in ? (no visible fuze on head).

    rocket1.jpgrocket2.jpg
    Any Live or Dug ordnance shown by me has been disposed of by EOD personnel .

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    The first 5"in rockets developped by the USN in ww2 used a 3.5" rocket motor and a 5"in head. The 5" in head Mark 1 Mod 0 could be equipped with a nose plug in combination with a base plug Mark 146 (it's probably what we see on this photo) or with nose fuze Mark 149 or Mark 149.
    See OP1157 fdated march 1945 for details.

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