Japanese Bomb, 50 kg Chemical, Type 92

 

clip2412

Description

This is a fin stabilized, chemical filled bomb. The nose contains a picric acid burster charge. The chemical filler is a 50/50 Lewisite mustard gas mixture. A tail cone is welded to the after end of the body, the body and tail cavity is filled with liquid gas. A central burster charge container is threaded into the forward end of the body. It houses a firing pin, detonator, booster and a picric acid burster charge. Four steel fins are welded to the tail cone and are braced by two sets of tubular struts.

See Also

Nothing else to see.

Source(s)

Collaborative Ordnance Data Repository

Old Chemical Weapons Reference Guide (1998)