US Bomb, 50 lb Smoke, Mk 1 Mod 1, 2




An aluminum nose casting, carrying a pyrotechnic charge, is attached to a hollow wood float which provides buoyancy. The nose carries a water-impact fuze, and at the tail of the float is a valve cap with the valve to prevent water from leaking into the interior of the bomb. The rear of the bomb is conical in shape, and the aluminum nose is hemispherical. The tail consists of four fins bolted to the rear of the bomb. with four tubular struts bolted to the fins. The fins do not extend upon the rear end of the bomb.

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Collaborative Ordnance Data Repository

OP 1664, Volume 2 - US Explosive Ordnance (1947)

USNBD - Bombs and Fuzes, Pyrotechnics (1945)