US Bomb, 500 lb Fire, BLU-23/B

 

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Description

The BLU-23/B, 500 pound fire bomb is a smaller version of the BLU-1/B. In addition, it has an initiator adapter added which is designed to prevent napalm from leaking into the initiator well. Otherwise, the bombs are identical and are assembled and stored in the same manner.

See Also

Bomb, 750 lb Fire, BLU-1/B

Source(s)

Collaborative Ordnance Data Repository

TM 9-1325-200, Bombs and Bomb Components (1966)