US Dispenser, SUU-51A/B, SUU-51B/B

 

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Description

These are freefall dispensers which are carried externally on high-speed aircraft. They are equipped with quick opening, spring loaded, tail fins and are used to disperse fragmentation bombs. The SUU-51B/B may be used in conjunction with a laser operated guidance kit to provide high accuracy bombing.

The dispenser is painted olive drab with a nameplate attached to the side to provide identification data.

See Also

Nose, Proximity, FMU-56B/B

Source(s)

Collaborative Ordnance Data Repository