auxiliary release unit uses one cartridge that opens the
hooks only. Nose and tail arming solenoids are used
with mechanical fuzing. The Mk 39 electric fuzing
receptacle is used for electric fuzing. The bomb rack is
interchangeable with the centerline. or the inboard and
BRU-33/A AND BRU-33A/A VERTICAL
The BRU-33 vertical ejector rack (VER) (fig.
10-20) is suspended by the BRU-32/A bomb rack. It
provides side-by-side and canted side-by-side carriage
and release of two 14-inch suspension stores, ranging
from 10- to 16-inches in diameter and weighing up to
1,000 pounds. The ejector racks provide automatic
swaybracing through the use of spring loaded,
The safety interlock is
electrically controlled by the aircraft and mechanically
prevents accidental opening of the suspension hooks.
Sensing switches are incorporated to indicate to the
SMP that a store is loaded. The rack has provisions for
mechanical and electric fuzing. The ejection unit uses
two cartridges to generate the required gas pressure for
Figure 10-20.BRU-33/A bomb ejector rack.
For further information concerning the BRU-33
vertical ejector rack, refer to the publication
AW-382AC-750-010, Vertical Ejector Rack Assembly
BRU-33/A and BRU-33A/A,
A/A37B-6E MULTIPLE EJECTOR RACK
(MER) AND A/A37B-5E TRIPLE EJECTOR
The A/A37B-6E multiple ejector rack (MER)
(fig. 10-21) and the A/A37B-5E triple ejector rack
REVIEW NUMBER 2 ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS Q1. THROUGH Q8.
Aero 7A-5 and 7B-4 bomb ejector racks are mounted on all models of the A-6
There are four separate pairs of suspension hooks on the Aero 7A-5 bomb ejector
racktwo pairs for 14-inch suspensions and two pairs for 30-inch suspensions.
The maximum store capacity of the 14-inch suspension rack is 1,500 pounds and
3,500 pounds for the 30-inch suspension rack on the Aero 7A-5 bomb ejector rack.
The Aero 7B-4 bomb ejector rack is mechanically armed through the
electromechanical arming solenoids.
Organizational-level maintenance is performed on the Aero 7A-5 and 7B-4 bomb
ejector racks with the racks installed on the aircraft.
The maximum store capacity of the BRU-10A/B bomb ejector rack is 4,000
The BRU-10A/B ejector assembly should be cleaned and inspected after every
five shots or at the end of the day, whichever comes first.
The BRU-11A/A bomb ejector rack is a modification of the BRU-10A/B bomb