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BOMB 1000 LBS MK-11N NE & TE (HE)

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BOMB 1000 LBS MK-11N NE & TE (HE)


PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS :
Total length with tail unit 7 ft. 6 inch approx.
Max dia of body less suspension plug housing 1 ft. 4.5 inch approx.
Tail unit length 2 ft. 4.5 inch approx.
Total weight of filled Bomb W/o tail unit 450 kgs approx.
Weight of bursting charge 185 kgs approx.
Weight of tail unit 25.36 kgs
 
PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS :
It can be dropped from heights as high as 15000 metres. It penetrates deep into subsoil strats and detonates giving earthquake effect. Against concrete runways penetrates deep and detonates leaving a crater of approx 6m x 3m deep thus putting them out of commission.
 

QUALITY :

Strict quality measures are adopted during various state of production. The bomb body as well as other components are proved / inspected separately in empty stage before being released for filling and assembly. Added to this functioning proof is carried out in association with Air Armament Inspection wing.
 
SAFETY :
All multiple mechanical safety arrangements have been provided to ensure safety of ammunition during transportation as well as filling and dropping from Air Craft.
 
RELIABILITY :
Due to its sound design and careful manufacture, the ammunition is very reliable for use in combat field environment.
 
SHELF LIFE :

The shelf life of filled Bomb is about 30 years.

 
STOWAGE DIMENSION :
1257.3 ± 3.8 mm length x 393.31 ± 0.50 mm dia
 
HAZARD CLASSIFICATION :
Compatibility D
Hazard division 1.1
Fire fighting classification 1