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Annex.. ... .. .. . .B. Television. ... . . c(5) c( 6 ) . ee . C For . Annex C.... . . .. c(l) . . Florida CONTENTS Parag.... . . . ... . . ... . Descriptions of Controlled Idiesilts TacticalStuy tu. . ........ .RD Army~ Air Forces Shhool of Applied Tactics Orlando. c(3) c(4) -DistributionI . . . . ..THIL AMJi AMh FOROLS BO-.raph Introdu~ction. .. . . . Discssin: * . . .. hannex A ~TCUESOL4 . . . Controlled Glice Bomb .. . . . omb . . . . . Controllable Glide Bomb Power Driven Bomb. JAcceslo Preset Glide Bomb.. . . .. . . .. . . . . Spia . . . . . High AngleeAon 5.. . . .. Annex D. . . . . .4 Dist Availability Codes Target Seeking Bomb. .. .. . 2 Nature of Controlle6 kissiles . . .* e(2) NTSCRA&I JUstification TIC TAB Unannounced ... . Conclusions . .. . . . Operationa~l ano Tr~ining Plans Aircraft Performance am~ Operation . . . .. . . . . .
nd technical resources 'icve been aevoteda wiith the object in to the 'research .no Levelop a the greatest effectiveeffort to destroy the enemy's installat. The Special Weapons Division of the Lateriel Comnidnu at Wright Fielca has been oerating very closely witiu the National Defense Resedrch Committee &nL . b.. effort toward producin.hich appears This developto warrant their introauction into an oierationui theater.Lons iith This 6reat expenoiture of ness and the naini•. of attempting to ciscover .ave combat possibilities but ihich •. ana for recom.ith the Navy on the caevelopiaent of controlleu nmissiles complete exyloration of tiieir and the results to (ate seeia to .ient program. In accorcance with results obtained from this stuay anu frcm.hichi ap. tiuerefore.i~uch require for their control various .1-a.. 1943. air-lau• controlleI missiles available to Cate consist mbs .Y AIR FOLCZ5 BO.. from headanfl in accorAance %ithletter subject "Controlleo L.-DUM•ION q- Under tne provisions of the Ar.on "•.r±ous controllec missilles into combat at _n early datc. mii.enaing further development and/or eliaination of other types of subject weapons. demonstrations and conferences on controlled nsls.1TPCRT ON "C'TON1LOL D ThTLILLSi FROGRtO NO.4 .ecific program for optrationally introaucing v4.Icc-LES a. a. .ear to . (G) 5. "Controlleu •issiles. S. b...'.iles.ent 'of several possible items iunich have reacnea a stage .ucii a veapon has culrndrated to aate in the Lev~lop.f.2 - Z. subject cateQ 19 July quarters Army Air Forces the Army Air Forces Boara undertook a thorough stuay of the controllea .arrnt It is. Extensive scientific &.hici vYill further uur viev.•.L .FLJD Army Air Forces School of Applied Tactics Orlc:nao.i-ssiles into those which are believea to be at pruse.. * TI-S . Florida FIN. c.diles"e&. to secregate knoin r..r5 .re not as yet reauy to be introducec into combat.les &. .t operationJl •nQ into those iliich shoula eitihci receive furtaer Aevelopment or be completely eliminateu for tactical or technical rtasons.ea..ir Forces Project No. ...issiles develop.um losses to our ovmn forces. information on the present status of this uevelobaent.. The operahai of airbornc.4y .no cevelopu-Ient of controlle. the inclosea report is submitted by the Arrq Air Forces Boaru for purposes of formulating a s9. (G) 5 ARY F I FCACIS hOJJtD POJZC'I '•: 1. NATURE OF CONT1ZCLLLD . the -object of this ieport to furnish possibilities. INTI•. ment has also proouced several items .
as a replacý. These tbrgert seeking 'weapons.isaccessory -. c.nuf it of inttrest'A H(oadquarterE. 3. highly traineu . or substitute f6r any knoi~n stand-aru boiab noiý in use. that none of these weoapons can at present bQ considerac.. it is necessary to keeo. radio. thus R * *pt1 MI a provides tlhe follov. uo not appear to be perfcctea to an operational point. is ina.a target from a aistanc. of approximately 20il at-an altitude of ap.angle azon bomib..na o. Asa basis for its boun(Ao i~oy. LISCUEI0 SThe Arqy Air Forces Boaro having stucieu ýL.onstrat':ed and test.. the to.by ~ecfi~unisat specific tiMes anC. arc five. -At which time the five.eraaional (1) Preso. are unAcr evvelopiaent tar.. 6 deez.t Glige 6oiabts: The proset 6liuc Uomb is at preseait operabut is dofinitc~ly li.ýabilities arca liriitaticns of these usapons ano o~eratirig personnel must bt.-ts uneer most favorable conc.-Aiately apparent. pee '.itions ana only in this iý-y can the maximuma advantc...ing.noi th.~itk contrc~led ... be gainect froma t.-cisions uh-'c.u for the bý.liar with the cirouastarices anL iaet'Lous by 'v~iiich tiiey iaay function. a confv.rocediure unless their specific aevantages are utili~ed b virtue of their employment against t~e most suitable targ.onstration iwas Aiold at I".. ecific ty~es vxhich mi-ght shortly be ol:erational (sce Annex A for detailed tehia ocIpto) h spocific typoes being the preset glide.rxuliar i~ith thvý ca.roximatcly 20. b.. and training of.)ec2fictd~~5.Lissiles..ýnQ coi. procuremuent. the. vý(ere voicccQ aL t1 ids congererice Karre V outlinuL in this rcpjort z.-..Lation: Ltional .. Follo-1ina the Ceeiaonstra~~tion.anciers must be. borab....pons. an( gie From the initial study of these w~eapons tiiore is jne outstnruing factor of aemploymient i'hhic.O00 ft.r~nce -4&s helu rcfc-rence the uevvdop~itwnt . A thorough understanuirig of the pov~ers anoA liinitatioiis of the contrUled bomb used i. rcauio controlLoQ nlic~e boiaib ..ly fý. California.icvision controlla6 clieo lbomb.l available inaterid].. In acteition to iAhese 'i ea.orational projraim of controlleci miaiEdls .ieiLr use. a~pears to bQ the fact: that thu launching aircraft can attack an ar..... appropriate ioia.3nQ power cirivten boiabs.. That b~... on controlled missileq. the fact that they-v~iU be econcinically inferior in usage to stzaneara bombing f.'..ry lurgo area targets ancl its sole &Qvatnta6F.ing inf ori. G. On 1.. e.. d. a .o. ý r S equipment invol~ving sraall aircrLft. tnero. October 194.unoer specif'c cond. finces th.--ui.n air attack w~ill be absoluteiy es~cential to its correct str~te~i cal and tactical eraploymat:nt. a study of thoise controlleu umiE~las ceem %..* These veapons idust be assigna.et sE..ý(.na iwere Lenors~lly o~oncurrcu in by the Army Air Forces Board.uroc LhAko.1ictely fari~.d for S. basic i4ealpons ab~ove i£dcntionccl uere cc.1tions for their successful functioning.kinL variations of the above boiabs...ful. high .aent. In formaulating the tactical Liactrinc for thle wmP4loyia(-ent. television.hoievcr.Liteca to v.trmc..ut theri. organizations F. in mmcin te special nature of the weapons and above all. In genet~l..
f. such as to prohibit W. 4 L~ilk* . high anglc azon bojab a. 1 LAeo to targe6t arkeas wh~re anti-aircraft fire is not.. i~hen thoroughly Lovelo~c~d. controlicQA glide bomb for specif-. step in t-. Thi6 typeu of boimb is a higuly special.. oe-obs: A gr6eat ciael of thought ontrll (3) ~~~son hasa be -n ~ivon t... lane froaL ma-intainiaL a nornae1 bow.bing run course untl te br~bhashit tiia t~. 'with due regard to the advantages of the glide bomb it will be entirely su. moo controlling p'orsonnel1 as ioll as a rcasonabls. This vvrapon may be the answer to the destruction of targets which are invulnerable f'rom high angle L. tic uset of tau teýievisicii.ý into production but it i~s elso of convontional size anca dimensions.he launching air.i trolleQ televi~ion SuicueQ glidie boib. The reliaibility of tnii I-eapon is reasoiiabJly good~ but its accuracy is relatively poor.n true. It ie basically no uevelopritent of the raui~o conmore than an initial.rgcts w-hose..remaining outsiae of tie concentrated anti-aircraft defences l.or corrt~ction5.istance frota the target.. thus permitting it tc b~e carri.glide bomb...rget.-ombiLng or to the destruction of t. utilized for accurate bombing ivithin a give.if it is usoo in conjunction iqith H2X raciar borabing equipraont.Litting its launching in the orthocaox manner.... TJis procedure is nec ss ry in orce hi thle bombar6% r ciin observe its flighit in a vertical plane ana makb pro. but iiiust of necessity bý. The Ariq.c in any bombarcalent type aircraft and perL..ized uea.rcast.hich permtits the bombardier to correCt the deflection error while thz bomib is in flighit.persoded by a controlled glidie bomb. through the. The azcn is no store than a stanciarca bomab witth a racijo controlleci fin i. Air Forces School of Applieci Tactics lias corlaleteQ the tra3inin6 of two groups in the use of this i~eapon on or abdut 10 October 1943 and these groups have been sent to the Bighth Air Force for -iti believed that putr~oaea.ilc aeveloped to C~ate ~for it is not only rea~ul-ab_-y s~imple to Jlac. for the controllec6 glide bomab with television guidance will iiavc the same1 acavantagUS as the original glide boa~b plus a certain ac~ruc. Vbomb ~ 4*'..of accuracy.. call for vuery technical maaintenance pcrsonncl anca highly trx... _ aý ýV_.apon.ppears to 'be the iaost satisfactory controlledi rail. with or without television &uiciance. (2) Ifigh Altitude Azon B3ombs: The. may also be. as soon as samo bocomeo operationally available. thc launching aircraft. This vb. extrome accuracy is ýLesiruQ and vilire ciofenses are such that the attacking aircraft 4aust rxiain a given ".c targets Qichre. amount of fairly complex accessory equipment in. V £ of scýiu target._on in that it vilL.s-f introducing thb . especiablly. ground fire preclu~doe of close enough A~pproach for normal borabin. ove.~. This bcmab is extreiadly actcurat. V.
the l1.. type bc~. of the hi. this bomub has littl.cefinitely a ivoapjon which should ble liLLit.ef. Itplaced in trce bomab anu p. Gliucz ijoiabs: Thtc controllabc.bs '. nQ d .erationtxl. to ronie~in outsic~e of tiie heavily cefenddca anti-aircraft zone ciro.. is vary .its observation of its fii':-ht.inest tj±Ce tar.-n&s shipin:... although. .lly of (.trr.Qefinitc operational possibilities but its construction anlc production is just as comi.ne iin ta:kes almost as long. it is felt that little tactical stucy can b. the effX.ýt seokinig. utilizQ6~ Eucessfully againist coastal insti-llations whi'ch 6o not ferridt 01f arti-aiircr..uracy in oruýer to ý_ontrol it.ortance to cacatroy.~ect to the ýarget throughout its Gentiro triýjoctory.sary eata requirco. is controll~ibl. (5)! e ~Drivcn Bobs: L *6light * The povE~r urivan bomab bus very. Liese ~wcapons arc.ft. thus p.. I2is 1K the purposc 01f tat.parently of the sirap.cfcae targets. hoi~iv~r.. cv. time since. instc~aQ of being preset..ear feasiblc for Listdnces in ex&ce~ss of 10 xiiles. This is eccomplisiec by ueans of a suioke canc~le or flare 'iahch is anu.noinC. ap)plication for uvhat gained in accuracy is lost by virtue of t~he fact that in order to obtain this accuracy. prott. rather than being controlliu irr.get.ntui. still definittly in the1 LaVelopiiiert stag6e inca a Lthough they v ill b.ontain seeking. rauar se. to uiroct tL'eur ag~. target... tar~et to witne~s the fall of the bomb throughout its courst.B . The.c jmlb to put into opcrationl... Se~eking bomabs: Target seeking uonmbs ýlill consist of varius aaptaionsof' the abý)vc. in its nobut '~i~r is -j.. This iveapon iaignt. to consic~er t~iL-w for introduction into the combat t e!ffl~.*one * L V FIE.rationial ~~valueL espccially a ?a.hest irni.eration anu Oue to its expense andi complex nature..orL.boiab i.. jurpos.unching airplane must continuo close enough tc the.ly.macQo of thkeir pr..of this ~rap.. It ap~parently o~ oraies best v~ien utilizing television guiaaric%. how...~nitc o. by raoAio iruia tiiký iotht~r aarp. it is felt thc.ver. i~ill not be availablte for comabat usa for :ýomo. h.lex as that of an airpl... The power ciriven bobib....-Idng or oti~er horaing devices te. its procauction is slow anQ complex.m a iaothter air-ý.ýraiiittin3 the of~erater to control the bomb as if hQ were flyin: it jýrsonal. (6) Targut....ltn.ctivenebs of this %c~aponi...s the least is-ajrtess~vý. be. ~Since (4Controllabl. bomb uhich.r st lcn6 ranLrl.4.rc~ft.ct-ion on tho attacking sice of thc. !ýJiththe 1.ý. They have not as yet be-~n testc~d to a Luficient exetc~o furnish the nece~. It requires t~chnicLlA Personnel for its successful mahantenance anu op. to specific targcts vahic'n cr... Iiu(.ossiblru exception of ideal climatic concitions. It consists of a rinoral -lict. . iill ý.otis to incr(_ýst tnc ac(.ractical. thera. 2licoe bomb is to .ýscnt us6. dp 4jarently o.L. it is nýýc~ssary that thLu bormb~r~ier be able to sce the Lamib anc 4 juu-Q its position ivitik resj.~.r. its propeýr guichnce does not ap.hicn.'it the launching aii'plant.
b.... (3) Redio controlILL Jliu.ntir....anoQ for this purpJose. boialbe. it is cone..:n boiabs..uic c... -ir placect into coiai- (1. ±flaavisaiJ-t. n(A that max:'a~um ý.biie ý..r Qriv.s &L t~ii% erlicst practiccbit..ib~ng ancA. ový-r rkor~ii.Eucceassfu1 use tlnat si~ecial i-ea.... c...bs..... rcuaert organizations evon tlioL4... (2) Po.robabJly uevclop intc t.. TargA~ seekinb bcrabs...Contro1J.itions as soon as they are available.&nL.au an econoi..'..1& thoy ~iay bo given a limitea amaount of traini~ný.ii or its aspects.. folloy-ini& prioriLty: (1) Tc-it.. 0. 2E " OS missiles have a oAefinit..eut mass pro~ue-.r: bi: contractcca for.. Uatu.... b. 'e...l vc ~apone for highly accurata.ea&oris iQ 1.... ý.t ereas..uantities fort3.. television for zuýAanca .:on..ibs...aissilos in order of thL.eu * pons..ý to sziply ir~eue tiiesu weapons to stanoarQ op)erational boiib... tliu..... 5...ard the procurement anQ Lietrubution of this ibeapon to uoimbý. Further' te&ts . g.boi. controlled :. The azon bomb is ti-ic ruost jpracticablc for i.'ill . thorcforce.. bo..._ contr~il~u ixis.be forraeu ýnu tr. of test SflQ tacti~c. tVOf tura 4..1 b)o~uaru4..~ taadt: 4Uf Au.Glide bombs..c probL..... for it is LtQIeC(.. CLuvc~oj~Ant......... that: [ bat optration in the follox-ing oru.n tiiat tui.y be initiatid in various thLetxrs on spk~cif~.. concouct-u on &11 tyvcs of controlled i..nQ Qevc~lopment be. that jxumeffort shoulu be All1 typos of controlled~.misailes reco~iarenScd for opurational. wee-a 8.. (4) Television. devbolopijent rhotilo bie testod undcr actual combat conu. c. (2) Azon bciabs.Due to thuo n~ture of controlhl to the".e imost vilua..rocui (Ain l~iibe4 ....evelopnlint of prodter tacCtics.:on sihs it iL kprcrequisite grouý. cont~rc-lla.ffcrt saioulrA be c~ivertou to%.. lizinj. _r eriven boab~. heconrllcd~ Gliuc or Po c ea~os ut. ilhs programa in ...s wheie t~iQr outttý-nuing characterisie wll give ti.. It is reconi-enocee a.vieion.J. (3).. hL11 typus of iuontrollcu '1. The controlle~d is...licic bo. but shoula be lindited to specific tierge-. M. (5) Poi.... . usefulniess.. . ffCOUEN'DATIONS:. in bheir us(.dnta&.....tactical.....
.s b%: a uij-ppd by squadron vtiti suL iciont ty. tiact zn au%.nu thtirmforcu. Corwatno to contr-ct b.cial "" on groups as outl:nc~a above.ence on mdtox'i..:. cetvrio1. Fifth ktir Fox cc. i. an(...t the eairfor the -.. i.tiyb ul equippcd with the ntc.. e-E of tLircr. Tfhe oircctivo at .-. aisbob.tE. crsnnel4ý to boý Placou ttherein.F c.rcs-_nt out L~o L. c~~ comibat tho..pon units a LL bL. Immcaiý. of tcci~nic. &ncL :n initial int~rocuction into co.w c rivfen 'lbEb liest precticablc cat.. bQ introoucQL to thQ 4. ti.on of ..wcylbns groups -ý. t it. wjsji'ýnt~u ~s sp%.Spocific gioups bý.Plans be initifittuL ftr tiit trainin~ of -I.. 1t. trained in thQ u~e of ull i~sE. w~hich pir'ujt~ct is riot cu~ds~tlsf~ctory~bý ti~o±tc conltinued.iu of LOOazon bomabs..-ct znct trainir4. J..ucial. an(. plat.d that initial use %ill bcL a .~in'. ttýcn to obtir uc.us~nu unit.Usarlo tolevicion urnits at vro..soýnt uncrer contrý. urchaso of ont.lec h.. _u prouuctioci. Un teca bt~tcs on tho b&sis of oný.on. ano that thusc units bt: UtiliZuQ iX~r toý.ition&.inst SL~fb It is contom- ~.3s -ill &Jake tliý Army the 1L~rgest purchast~r of 'Uhis euip~(. in tii_ £ioiL.lecl rnistilca ciovelopoc at a futurc.t.u -nu~.4bat triwa-G-.cidi ivý. ControU.~u.ls u optrdtion~.. f...ýry oil t~ie fiv.]iv. .l..v I...uzT.. itill give us prehct.te action b(. Procurcuracnt be ixmmeuiatJly initiat. J. ýk_ thUs &Xrriy rdr Forces ~Tactical Cont:r. The tkncral Liotort projt~ct for taiw constructý.ý.1 io t. '4 . anda that initial tiistribution of suzae b(.tcrs through tho SP'ý. hunoired units of' ywA.ovor driven re Coykvianuo. b..itii all special contrcllco . £=Ae. .~ssary technicia&ns to hancalu all typce of contrulleca wissilia no% availablo.. titat tiese 6rcouk s tb%trainr1.rs.r tu~&tr aru ý. .l contract or lettar of intent be lct for ..a for L . ..n ti'iat thuee grouA. f t to cope ý.u..ncl tho procurur. the Ninth K~ir Force...ct. n wLit3...lt ý. tactical dtvFelopmaent.. thc.
..t•UI fIj. . Television Radio Controlled Glide Bormb • . . *.. * ID Power DrivenBoribsa.. 01 Controllable GlidG Bomb. Target Seeking Glide Bomb. Torpedo Carrying Glide Bonb... . Preoet Data . . . ... .D1M0CIFTIOF1 OF GO14TROU)1.... Radio Smoke or Radio Flure Glide Borab . . . Paragraph Hig~hAngle Azon Type Bmb.. *. VII VIII ........ I•- F. . III IV b. .. Radar Controlled Glide Ii • ... . V VI .
'0LLLj i. i eclipse method is user. kuch Creater accuracy than is possible usin6 only the conventional bombsight can be obtaineu in azimuth and by uro)A. is caused by the bomborcdier to eclipse the target anQ remain in that relative position until impact. uust be made available in the borib bay. span . DWecription: This is a 1. Radio control equipment is portable and may easily be carrieu in tLe plane.ngle fur max. using only iaild evasive maneuvers until the bomb hits. bot.nt typo airplane capable of carrying 1.*.lieer uhich carries a standard k. .nci rc.ch 1.' time for eclipse is 15. Advantages: Advantage of great accuracy from nih altituce.b flieEs u. This requires from 30 to 60 secones depenoing upon altitude ut release.- 1..IGLILEjA. e. i5. 3. Thi.C. CT•tLLft1.. Method of ALnianti Control: 1ho bo:rb is drooped u-ith the ".abs.ilQe.000 feet being possible.Di&SOIFT1 O1 OF C02i'.000 lb. aemolition borab.Wonty-four volts D.drnimhect.$E'i DAWIx 1. Uinimum altitude to allov.inrJ 7evwral of these controlled bombs in train. The borardier has control of the bomb in azinauth only with corrections as high as 2. of rcleaLc.000 feet. It has a sin4.le gyro control unit which stabilizes tiae gliuer in Yaw .uri . vwhereby the bomb. stanuaru borab L-quippeu '.ith gyro stabilizes radio control aria/or teloviLion or targut sý.kind cquiphclnt built into a falsc tail section. PF. II.Lcvitor iE fix. range errors are i.. %. er L. The 5.. A f1lru is attachou to tnv tedl to maku the bomb visible to tho boniburuitr.000 lb. coveral of these bombs uay be uroppet in train and given simultaneous control by the bombardier..00.4ioxiLodely one Aile for e. in.I~ 6IUi. 6-rrying Airulang: This boiab may be carriud on any borabarwac. 2. bosib no. Special )!neuvers: The carrying airplane must continue on its course.. It. conventional bombsight vith Zreatest accuracy requirecd on reanse.a at the pr-.0CO lb. It is carriuu in tho bomb bay similar to conventional borabs. Description: This is a 12 ft.' hos ralmo control in azimuth only and copencis upon bombsight accuracy for range. This clime -v.il. ¶.500 feet riSht or left from 15. made visible by a flare. of altituoe at ..
ch aftcr P.lifir point... Descridtion: T~iis ~imAe lbc~ab employs the 12 ft. bury itself in the f.Lons Li.rget.one c.n. ih rocks I~r. 5.is exploQinrg in vacaut are..rriecu urnuer the the~ -uitý..Insures collision i~it~h the t.y 10. 1* :Lon[. N~o oontrcl I. .f tree aE.ietacus of cioing tois have not tý:tEt ifluici-tt ttLt ZACCUI te cci rec- 4.. 1. tine coia 4 . c.re nov boin~i.uircoG. "ver. conoucted tc tiutei'ý.( prior ~v~ bfhcM.lc..neuvc-rE _rL.li-.-s. irý. ti-ie tcrpeuo out of the *rinss at the prop~er tjime. i~elease out tiu. k.~ ie6 U.iztc.. 15 5Lt ii! thc io~.s . plus a rii.~su.pr'operl~y coia.M0) ft. TCFiULQ C*J7RY iCG GU L ..ý-ins to t ...x losivi. timr.lCE. by . Spca . 5. .2.U:.jectory.rth.. MoLificctiz)n kit c~nt.trtsQ.d S Loitilble inaic&Lt..s ciib to not c_-Aas.abs..-IEbie after rekL~Se. no bui.' 2. Corip tdo-n:I i.Ans zt over 5.. in$ the necsaiffry .rs ~re rmc(.±ý_. s.1 unle . oi u2itituoe.O ft. Iiue '. COo [. 3.*L. Lethod of~'nCnrl entire airplLne by -use of the bolabsijit inu corroct.rý-e arcz. deterLjill 1. Li been otetei~xined.h.4ravel in circius zso.tre Ltr~iiv t vo f tae-_e 1Lr carx~y~.. cAro..li. III..)ltnfe: Tv~o torp(ooc flioo 1cmc-bs mL~y be c.Iolity of th B-17F. nae -lice bo~ab. Greater . rea to coriventiod. Flat tr~.rge exact .tUt the ±)-25 viii]. tht. ý.1 . ... vino arrows beccrme very li.l ianeuv..b 43. Carryingw A r.r a relativebombs.i...rziQ into the bombsight mukin&.V anck -cK.e ol concentrzteca rin_ of ei~ei.-atien i& av~aii&:ie or cani be . b. ho' ever. as . 1. Tests i.i. req4.ri B-2. Vo contrc-l is ~otsi~lo zftur rt. thE.o -. tc 1..nues iit~o fimigauCnrl No specil1 a. b. If tL t.~j t .... on h6iciL plus a for the preset.e ext rnU3 bc.±e reiw.zrch1inf ovcr a h. K pr'. -10- .inrmr tiuns c n be rawcre if to rele.cUni to ýtri. flit JLue .. 1. es of Lrhis Lype of ~lioe iib rc. iafl. infor~. pre.: AdvntiC a. Eaca air. iiire Thie bomfb . ýýn gliuer useu j1ite boia %& is. %tor. at a rcuouco beec6i so a~s Lo run longer. Lirp Inc 'ith the boImbEi!. Uoaif..t. . ormsateu for.dunary tests on the B-17F.sib.. ati..cia cairiA c'ýn ui:.iing the-liuc. m~nce tile Oc'.)arts tc eu~pt tilc :le to ci~rryilng the tyje of L oreo useo by the 4dir Corzpe.skit Ln. ho ever. iiinc.e . Prz modificatiorn Alt is ý_ll t1hat Is neLd~d.s rh 4.is laore ti -.6t to Letutri.eteii~n.iccuratc E-5 . rio.ýaiqes No spoci~..Se mincA by ballistic tLStj. range for each lCt.5 for carryirig onc glicite hb..js in Lilt ý..of the tyk. The gli~inL ýn.
This requires special illumsinating equipment to be installed in place of the 3owar ball tutrret of the B. I-L plastic nose is added in front of thle bomab to carry the radar equipment.- . The bombs may r$"aer be dropped outside the range of ene~rW ack ack. marine tar-ets..-17F* L~fter release of t-he bomab.ly a~ainst.. Carrying im the B-17F equipped with special radar illwiinating equipment for the MM~ and with radar detecting equipment for locatint. R0. This torpedo carrying j~lide bomb wras initiated for use with the circling Psearching" type torpedo to be dropped into harbor installations and ships at anchor there.This type of bomab can b.r 'U" 'E - 5 4-4LP a~ of Tara.W 211u h i usable or. triz4 span glider carrL> in& the standard 2.. sending out its ovn i~ipulses and picking up the reflections frm teri.ets rhiuh are reflectors of the radar waves. glidiný dbg 19000 ft. Two ty~es of radar equipment are now under development designated as RHB and Sf13: as PJM Type: This type of radar control requires that the target be illumainated by radar emanations from the carryin6 airplane.ht.. It then flies preset until within a range of its radar equipraent. dropped frora aiiy altitude using radar detection equipn~ent or the bombsiGl. day or night. Sf13 Types Thb SRD radar equipmient carries its ovwn illuminatigequipment. demolit-ýon bomb. The B-17F will carry two of this type bomb and t!e B-25 trill carry one of this type.rouG.LIDE BOI:B 1. 44yag~ffieas The outstanding advantage of the radar type glide bomb is that the target need not be visible. the targ'ets ti.. 4. J~ IV. 4.. 3. The Arnr-. ping ai~rplane is free to leave irmi~ediately af'ter drop~inig.h the overcast 1"or both types. b. U.. altitude. Gyroscope stabilized servo riotors are connected to the rudder and elevators and necessary relays to transform the electrical impulses frcm the radar equipment into the appropriate riz. floma durinr. left. It should be extreniely effective on such a mission. The bombs will work equallv. ha oro oal ld cb A Mante: Chief advantacr sta onant l Giebms the carrying airplane may release the torpedo well outside the ooncentrated ring oft eneW~ anti-aircraft fire. 1. It is expected that the illumninating airA)ane trill not !lave to a_)proach closer than 10 niles to the target and posuibly~na high cns 20 milt~s. clouds. Lrplane: The carrying airplaue for this type lide bomb 2.. this timae.t to axim it as a~u~rately as possible. . Tyrpe of Targetst The radar type bonb wiill work only on marine terq.. Descriiptiont This Glide bomb is a 12 ft. up or down movem~ents of The controls are included. as well through fog. certain maneuvers =ast be! flowni as position of the illiuainatingv air-lane with respect to the target and th~e Glide bomb rust be riaintained.1.. rain or snowi. Limited evasive maneuvers may be.41 CO2ROLLED G.r . 6.000 lb.
Method of Ain• and Control: This bomb is aimed as accurately as Release point possible by aimiug the carrying airplane with the bombsigl. The glide bomb pilot has before him a television receiver in which He has a &aall stick with which he can signal up. target be contrasting or have some distinguishin. 4•.t . This bomb is accurate against a point target. _6dvaatagess This glide bomb is extremely accurate against a variety of targets. It has an inclosed fuselage attached to the rear of the bomb.000 lb. it is necessary that the. 2. dowm. in which the television equipment can be mounted. however. -3=2 ". It may make any evasive maneuver necessary durin& this time. It may be released outside the concentrated ring of eneany aak ack but muat remain within 10 miles of the target. Preliminary reports indicate that the B-25 is satisfactc -j to carry one bomb. 3.television camera is mounted underneath the bomb in a housing so that it can 'seeO forward. Ile then centers the target in his television picture so that the bomb is flying directly toward the target and maintains this heading by co. Gyro stabilized servo motors control the rudder and elevators. 10 COIITOLLED GLIDE 10lS e1 Description: This is a 12 ft. is determined by preset angle set into the bombsight.t. Garryim hirplanest Two bombs are carried on the external wing racks of the 73-17F airplane. It is suitable for eitlor land or marine targets. This means that the releasing and controlling airplane must remain within 10 miles of the bomb until impact. features such as roads.Saneuvers: No special maneuvers are required except that at present the range of the television is limited to about 10 miles. "he sees just what the teleirision camera on the boyab "sees". 6. 1. It may make any evasive maneuvers required. J. Direct hits can be exrpected on such targets..V. Srecial I. wing span glider which carries a standard 2. Greater range may be expected in the future with irmprovement of the television equipment. ho-%:ever. demolition bomb.rections as needed. railroads. radio receiver connected to the servo motors enables remote control to be maintained throughout the flight. Tmno of Targetsa 5. right or left to the bomb. rivers or lakes to enable it to be located in the television image.
. ternal bomb racks of the B-17F. Special :Maneuvers: It is required that the carrying airplane make an approximate one minute turn starting irmediately after release of the bomb# This is to enable the airplane to be in the proper position for con. wing span glider which carries a standard 2. the airplane flies on to other targetL.. lild evasive maneuvers are possible durind this t1ime.. FU!RIO 0:1T. L~nimum altitude for this type is 15... L. S13 ..that is resolved by the human eye... Type of Targets and AccuracY. The release point and turning back point will be outside the cop-entrated ring of enemy aok acke ..VI. Method of Aiming and Controla The bomb is aiued and dropped with .. trol.. L• 4.... This bomb is usable against any target that can be seen . Advantagesa Extremely accurate against a point target. Two bom.... At about 30 seconds after release..000 ft. the smoke or flare is ignited enabling the bomb to be seen by the bombardiers. A radio receiver enables control to be maintained throughout the flight... ..000 ft6 After coDpleting the turn.. 5.. Each is equipeed with low powered field glasses aud push buttons# One controls left and right movement and the other up and down movement in such a manner as to keep the target continuously eclipsed by the bomb.. .. The B-25 may be used to crry 3... The glide bomb flies preset during the first minute during which time the. At the time of impact the airplane will be approximately 7 to 8 miles from the target from 15.000 lb.. Warrying Mirplanet Two glide bombs may be carried on the exone.. demolition bkr:b.... and to then continue on toward the target until the bomb strikes. Tlild evasive maneuvers being possible during this time especially toward the end of the flight.. It is strongly believed that it will be possible to hit any target which can be seen. This bomb has either a smoke tank or one or more flares mounted on the rear to enable it to be observed by the bombadiere 2.....I 0I1 MhDOM JIM GLIDE This is Ba Description# A 12 ft.bardiers ate required to control the bomb. 6. It has gyro controls on point and roll and direct control on pitch..an1e A as accurately as possible toward the ta the bob to determine release point is found by ballistic test. carrying airplane executes a turn designed to bring it back to the release point and on the original heading in one minute.. Direct hits can be epected if the target is clearly visible.
right or left 2. . Emerson Heat Detector: This is sensitive to heat differentials. demolition bomb. . 3. 4 batteries or it vwill fly into firesprevi& S" t-"$.- to heat. . . 1. d. It is useful only against uarine target$ and in ftyl is1t !.... Airplane: Two bombs may be carried on tho external bomb racks of the B-17 and one by the B-25 airplane. down. CiLt. The carrying vehicle is a 12 ft. F7i 4*.. . :. b. Nqcessary relays to transform the electrical impulses from the target seekers into the required up.. .t if several sources are available.. Is a thermopile device which is sensitive Its function is chiefly against marine targets but targets such as v. Its range is limited to about three riles so it is Iiecossairy that the glide bomb be dropped suffieialy accurately so as to bt within the limits of vision of the seeker when it has approach- ed to within three miles of the target.es It area of liU1. typo targuts. seeking equipment is mounted. wing span glider carrying a standard 2... • . Hav mnd Light Seekers It is sensitive to light and usable only Will guide t-e glide bomb to the light. Hammond LMrine Head: This seeker scans the area a4d is sensitive to light differentials. Carryinp. Descriptions This title embraces several types oi target seekers which will be enumerated in detail.'.1othodof Aiming and Control: These type bombs are aimed by aimine the entire airplane with the bombsight. Gyro stabilized servo motors are connected to the rudder and elevator. It has a laminated ply wood nose added over the nose of the bomb in which the target k 4 . blast furnaces or smelters would prove satisfactory. .: . . Offners Heat seeker.000 lb. especially usoful on marine. Possible use against searchlight . The dropping airplane may leave im.. .. picking out the largest at . sets and still Fairchild Light S•ckers This is useful only against marine tarin the experimental stage. . motions of the control services are included.• • . The bombb should be dropped -as accurately as possible with the bombsight* Control is possible after release by the seeking device automatically making necessary corrections to fly the bamb directly into the targets mediately after release. This equipment has not yet been tested with the glide bomb although very satisfactory tests have been made in an AT-11 iquipped with this seeker.[ • • • i*. S peoial I1aneuverst No special maneuvers are required. a.
used to drop bombs or torpedoes and return to the.b %wi:l be caus-' ed to home on it. type.ready for' trials in Bq types. Telonottring equipment to enablu the Eq to bo flown on instrumtnts is under consideration. 2.WNW.' Amy of tho target sookurs suit~iblo for glide bombs w~ill be suita- ble for EQ's. Re-. in bombs and to be flown directly into the target manually by means of radio and television or aiutomatically by radar or tar. ~. ~flown directly into the targot. mote control equipment for these airplanes has been developed and is being t"sted on AT-11 type aircraft. it is not readily susceptible to interference by the onemy. One of these pover driven bombs being designed may be used as a torpedo plane or may drop its bombs and return to its base. IL~Y be drpped outside of rai43 of eneiy clack o.baso or May be. a 4. marine targ-ets.aea Theab bombs may be controlled from any Et rcraf t which oen deep up with the bomab and carry the necessary radio and television equipment. 1. f. It is now. ' dv~ant9Ses% Direct hi to may be expected of every bomb dropped.u EQ which is the maxirnum rar~e of the television equipmcnt. nfra-Red Devices a This equipm~ent inv-olves the illuminat~ng of the target with a narrow beanA of infra-red light.. tested.000 ft. 6. The. Sevoral types of Eq airplanes are under consideration for this tyipe of worl:. the bom. For visual and tclevision control targets must be such that they are easily visibce.000 lbs. guarding. Controllimi 24. XCBQ-2* ZBQ-49 MQ-5 jettison *their landing gear after tako-off and are intendod to be guided into the targot. The Bq-3 may be flowni by any of the moaus listed above aud may either be. Types of Tarkata: These bombs are applicable ogainst a variety of tarGets depending upon method of control or type of target sucker.. of altitude and once released.. For ti a various targot seekers. targets must..Metho of &Wmig and Cgntrol:ý For effovtivo control by radio it is necessary for ti o control p~lane to keep tV o BQ in sigl1t or to remain to within 10 or 15 miles of ti. The Xr4-1. ~ it be miarinri . model' is now being.et seeking devices. prototype of the nQ-2L. Descrip~tions Power driven bombs are twin engined aircraft. VThcn radar or target soeking6 oquipmtnt is install#ed it is only3 necessary to control the BOQ to within sensing range of the seulking equipment wAhere it tak~es control and automatically g~uides the bomb to the target.. designed to carry up to 4. for the m part. approximately one mile bac]: for each 1. designated BO.
has the sare bomb carrying capaw a ra•g• -I.. 2-2t000 lb.000 lb. XB-l This aircraft is capable of carrying 1-2.• 22. borib.500 mils. Types of 4ir~lunos: This is a twzin onGino controllable bomb typo aircraft.. MArximum range of 1.1o control bomb with of approximately lO400 Pilus. XBQ-41 This is a twin ingino monoplano typo control bomb.. bombs und 2-325 lb.000 lb. . -1-. U .. bomb..000 lb. It may be returned to the d. aircraft vitI. . ixcraft capable of carrying 1-2. XBQ-3i This is a twin engine power driven controllable bomb typt. bilitt"'gs the nq-41 :.. The ranae is approximately L_25 miles. bombs or 1-4. base or flovin into the tUrget.. *:.). a gross voight of 15. '•. It can carry citLer two torpcdous. o.•:-. . bomb. c. XB-5a This is a twin cngine monoplanu t-.i % - .o be XB-2As This is a twin on~ine porter driven controllablc bomb ty. It. bombs. . a. The aircraft is capabl] of carrying uithur on( torpedo or 2-6 0 lb.100 lbs..2: 4.5.
this bomb is recomu~enuea only for heavy bombaiumentC aircrý. as u.rticulairly pertinent in the case of pressurizea aircraft flyin& at. he only ii4..ibs nit might seera to preclude their use over heavi..licate fre.:17I .. as then practically all tylke targets can be selectea.ft. bombs for tneireuestruction.ipping of 20COb aflQ 500 lb bombs with. using only ia~ild evasi~ve actiA-on until tae bou.tly reoucecA. Thte equ. b.. boiabinE from above 30sU00 feet oid not a~oei~r practicabl. maore than 10 Qifferent fre~uencicas for one dattuck is impractica~l.imum altituoes should be far Sreater t'. .ly aefendeo. while the range errors rem~ain ipproximately the sLane as c-onventional boiabs.. b. k~t the -rusexit. Airplanes: For the .TaCTICAL STUDY 1. 1. The type tergets for the Az.. c.ge of altitude is the most effect.rovfn. rdilyarcis. The accuracy of this bonb . Tests should be concuucted as soon as ie .. 1ýitlloUt affectinig the accuracy of these ~o.. e noraally o. If ~uj.-ab5.ate as steel. the minimumn altitude from i.000 feot. Deflection (azimuth) errors are grocz.ualJly obvious. especially useful against long narrow targets such as bridgjes.-tion is tirue number of in ivic&al controlle6 formation trains that racy be releaesec. The fact that t.s t. this cievice i~ill increase the advantages of using Azon bombs.on bomb 6re necessarily limited to those re iring 1.. This borab iqoulQ bý..oreejeblinor- A. the attiack .ive tvaslve action..Method of Attack: a.11 bomabers without iuofjfifcatiot. Type of targets: a. at -will over such are-as in viev of the fa ct t4-at a chw.6nd above 35.ust continue on its course. Present corabat errors frofa 25.an . until thu buiabs of tlie farst vYave iiAve hiit.~resent. and such changes can bte i. creas. however) that they may be used. Since the bomibs are of stanaarc size Lncu fit in .000 lb. inasmuch as tn~.. 3. Iu is believed.000 feet. This is 9.esir. Best tact. certain builca. HIGH tNGLL AXuN TYPEI bBj!. anrA the like.resent conventional bomabing.t.cal uses of these bcombs remain to be p.ust be so plannoca that taue sedond ivave duoes not rU1easp.~uencies are to be usee. c carrying air1 lane !:. ien relea-eu -At hi~h ant jaa~. d.ngs.hichi the azon bomb' eiioulce be releasea. Its auvanta es li~en useQ against a maneuverir4g ship are e.. 2.. crutes above 15.000 feet are Eo large that up to Llie oAevelop±ient of this "Goub..
.. L~iain force on. .no~m require~ants (nui~ib~r amc location) for (kl).ie for he&wvy *borabdiruamet aircraft although nedium bombarciiient aircrafiit coni carry one 2. (3) M~ethod to be usea by lar. thereby ciispersing th%ý enemy'a fighter defenses.. II.. Equally t~od i~oula be tn elongated targat are-a..t.i to aircraft vitl.. Attacks by caiversion forces on coastal ci~ties or objectives. Consequaently. ()Techniqiuc to be uscd a8buIflst a iAcsneuverin.encu. thence procef-ding to prL~iary objcctive anda attacking -v~itn norrtJ.ing: a..000 lb. circulir ý.. f.prii~aay objective vith two glidie boiuibs per a/c. .&a.lanca rising6 frez. .COiRU4dJL GLILE USE1I 5"E - 1.).er a/c. fori~ation rcele~scs iU4th all btalbs on a (2) 'V~axirawr size foriuation \'oebomnbs c'. Tar~s: Pr. (6) Training anu rnaintenai~ce re uirei-a(nts.. Due to thQ sji:& to one glide ratio..rror of abý-Out three (3) ri~iles for this ty. LUsthod of Attack: serve power availabl-. It is recomniended that atti. min.~i~u~I49 ~~4Z .binotion of thEý folloN.. ME.Cects of train single frecqu~ncy. b~aib loads.. (1) Ef. Airplanies: ThiE.ll builcaings farther bebh.:sert ce.ith storehouses beiiind theiai and4 t. raios ()Bomab m. boiab of this type. foruicktiorns...n be centrollau by a single bom.bacLLer.rig hostileý uefens5es and the lack of re3. c.i..!romb is -t~coixin.. kaain force on coastal obje-ctive vitiý one laeborab . the dispersion pattern of this &liue btzab woulu be i' ell absorbed by a large vertical plane or a' series of setback VeltIC~L j. glicie borabs in largt. 2. such as docks an(A indiustrial installations ýAlong thie b. [ b.. and (3) above.)c of bozab~ng. the sides of ships forraiing the first piano v.. (2).. vantage of ei~able to rcleaso oonibs a consicerable uistance froiu tnv t~rgo.ocac a.ý Lnl:. attacks may cons:ist of coi. Exam~ple iouleA be a dock arý. an ovor1~ater approach against a coastal city 'i~oulu ca~pitalize ~iost fully the ad-.a a flat fcreground causing shots to ricochet._nks of a river..nc... Consioer~..cks be ooesigaed priajarily to force the div4ersion of hostile fighters to coastal defeuse...
st auvant&ý.uipped to ci:arry tor- 2.ncious."-j% .~t t M.sa to t'L. IV.' kt* '. ldrpli.1 torpedo is usecu. The surprise ehniont of this v. VIIi..-r doubtful bacause of lack of desirt. MUL- 1. It is bolieveA that this weapon shoulc 4 be utilizt.test. Tho uej of special units to guide thesc borLib aftter release by a Cilfferxent force should alto be investi1gated.1"'. Targets: This weýAon may býý cLployec.. controllablE glic~e bomb iviti. of tactical and kaian6g anCA control rQquirer.ae&ins LSror-4 stallations anG stutionmry snippina.G *. V.-*~19 . LD 3. is likeuiee apelicable to this bomb. against ý.. Tito T~orkpeco used shIould to the searching type i~hich '. in 11 abovtý.e greatk..d accuracy. pedoea. PCI DUI To be cueterrn-ined by test.. jxicset c~At. RAD&R CONTRiLIA--b GULLJ T o boj C&eteii~tinod by test.. liothod of Attack: Its use ags inst sriipping at seL is rcm. . ±'AE.1 3t hits i. Hov~evur. To bc cAeterrzined bý. 3.-Fapon sh~. GLQ&J~ The moteriiJ.GZT 26.~ill circle unta... VI.nos: Any heavy ýnd niadiuia typo o'.ula be trei.ny target on which a normn~. problc-ii requiring actubl tests for &olution.. C.ients is a.*4Jý...fl 1.c.. target...i-QSOh &L-10~i FIA. the coibiriin. RADLIO t!.
.F7 1.. PILOT PERSOM1NM It is not 'believed that the pilot personnel required to equip special weapons organizations have to be of exceptional caliber as compared to nozmal bombardment organizations... believed that the most satisfactory method of handling the operational distribution of controlled weapons is to insert all of these " drn avngit pecianlt thd ein samequtim telyq ieped wt thati would concent arrateth higns technical peskinll Tohardste ijuse aofuths conrouhclled n eissuge whaose deeopmeept hanben sruch thynathy gihouldaer hescerv ipt is onsbeievderhatin an org~anization sfchiasorth would alsd o beula cncentratesatohe nuleust frchniaekl tu'owad ithoui se of h n ese corztr. report. controlling persor~ni -n the squadron which will handle t..leviaion equipment may require special lro. it would furnish a mo~st satisfactory center for research observation on the part of TacticLl and )4Ateriel Command project officers.4n a normal member of the combat crew.. therefore. better be classed among the technical personnel of the group rather tk." owever. hence. Siic e these controlled weapons are rvi41 in'the development stage with contemplated operational tests.ning of a very thor. does not appear to be arrthing which cannot Lzý taught within a reasonable time to 2 t.ugh nature.41e weapons into a given theater. It is felt that in accordance w~ith the recommendations of the basic.. 2. ORGANIZATTOIN 0 Af OPPRATLONAL !AhND VUAINING PLANS 'It is the opinion of this office that to obtain maximum off iciency) maximum conservation of effort and technical personnel and at the same time give the most satisfactory results in the tactical application of the controlled missiles programs that it would be advisable to establish separate special weapons groups. this initial group could always be expanded or serve as a nucleus for similar organiz~ations.. controlled missiles should be utilized only cn specific misnions and against very specific targets where their characteristics will render the greatest returns. that the bombardier or average combit cru~vs.The actual handling of the aircraiN' when equ:Lpped with all the known controllable missiles. It is. In view of this. a group should almost be adequate to furnish the controlled missiles organization for any given theater at the present stage of development of the weapons. this personnel might. . It is fL. If necessary.
powered control and other types of controlled missiles other than the most elementary. television and communications personnel will be prerequisite to the proper operation of controlled missiles organizations.n . PA ith the exception of the preset gli armament. need only be tested and if not functioning properly can be rejected for third echelon maintenance.organizations could be given an additional two to four weeks of concentrated training in special weapons and that provided its personnel was supplemented * by the technicians required for the more complex forms of maintenance and also provided that it was fully equipped with the necessary aircraft %ith all required modifications. Since the mother ship equipment for purposes of television control. The necessity of having these highly trained technicians available and under control for purposes of the specialized weapons is another specific reason why a separate weapons group would be more satisfactory for the initial introduction of controlled weapons than would be any attempt to arbitrarily train normal operational units such that they could on occasion be assigned a special weapons mission. it has been found that normal enlisted personnel can be trained to handle their installation in a satisfactory manner during approximately the same period that it will take to train the combat crews to properly launch these weapons. in the case of these two weapons. but must also bL equipped with factory trained civilian or military technicians who are thoroughly conversant . This is another reason for not desiring to attempt to insert controlled missiles into normal operational units but rather to limit their use to a special weapons group which would automatically limit the theater's use of the weapons to specific targets and which would not unduly waste aircraft while at the sapno time obtaining maximum efficiency from highly technical personnel an equipment. This assumes that each squadron will specialize in a given type of missile and that only at a later date in the theater will the entire group become conversant with the operation of all types of missiles. this technical personnel will not be quite as critical for the only complex unit appears to be the radio control unit itself and this unit is designed to be expendable. eapons involved. . It is believed that a special weapons group or organization must contain not only itt. Therefore. and communications. In regard to the glide bomb and the azon bomb initially discussed. it is felt that an aircraft once equipped for use as a mother ship for controlled missiles should not be exposed to loss unless it is being utilized on a special weapons mission.-- . hence. . normal comploemnt of maintenance personnel for its aircraft. is very limited at present and will not be in mass production for some time. TRAINING It is believed that a group graduating from the present training S. TZH4ICCA PaRSONNao omb and the azon bomb. .3. highly technical radio. 4.with * L the intricacies of thc. that this training period would be sufficient before sending the group to a combat theater.
S.Lni.S. cruisirt.. &-s conewmpt. Gae consmil~tion: ~ilr~n about 270 U...'ab Cru.iling.rability: The. b. Tht...700 gals. H9.% Tho com~bat radius c&crry. Range.so (3) Glide -2)300 * 24kO0 R. a.re avo-rai. gals.P.. cc.. than 'hen carrying botabs storAi in the *boiab bays. 10 Cruising apsucd: The inuicatec.I.f 'o raaint-.1-. 25. .j ov. Ex~tra equipment naed~cd to ute the B3-17F for glicuo bom~bing: a.Lon is incr(.?. Power ScttinGs: Thos~. coiling: a.700 U. lianouvý. R.-n titit~ar proper pos~tion in the foria~i±tion: (1. cliiib and occeicration is alovo~r but no trouble is exqx. action... He. Hg..100 R. r(2) -22- . is loiý(rc.. in. tWc.) Clu. thc.cQa o the.L..t radius c-..rioncecA flyin. air SJPUCi Ihas bcrii rtciuceck to 15 miles )k~r hour.ff. of 8LO is 400 idilos.000 fuct.. two bolabs tnQ 1.rrying two bombs I!InQ k. ks000-2. Zfls/hr. TWo oxtrne3 bomb rack units per ýApa. spcýd is lowor. twio glide bombs vill3 bc sop-tehat diffcrent. foriaMtion or ill~~ii evasive.tings for ttia U~ad aircraft vthicki vii3 allou ti~r ~i~nC 4. sot..La. of gas is 550 file3. f.. u . LnQ 34 to 36 in.d. Nerforrm~nce of tho B-17F vhon ci~rryknL tv. ancl 33. CoiAbz. r. * d. and 34 in. Opurational. 2..o Zglicl boiabs: The Pei formence of tho B-17F wliun carryikn.s.D NL *dý GL~ 1.
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