7. Attach the split clip to the arming wire swivel,
route the arming wire through the bottom arming wire
hole, and then route forward (fig. 13-12).
8. Fabricate composite arming wire after it is
routed through bottom arming wire hole in fin.
9. Attach swivel end of the composite arming
wire to the split clip on the fuze lanyard assembly.
10. Tape the arming wire to the bomb body.
11. (BSU-85/B) Re-install access cover.
12. (BSU-86/B) Ensure the lanyard clip and safety
latch pin are installed and the safety pin assembly is
13. (BSU-86) Install fin release safety clip into
retaining band latch.
14. On the BSU-86, remove fin safing pin
15. Wrap uncut Mk 3 arming wire around the fin,
and feed excess wire into appropriate hole in fin.
If you want more information about the
configuration and assembly procedures for the GP
bombs, you should refer to Aircraft General Purpose
Bombs, Fire Bombs, Practice Bombs, Fuzes, and
Associated Components, NAVAIR 11-5A-17, and
Airborne Weapons Assembly Manual, NAVAIR
REVIEW NUMBER 1
For information about the GP bomb assembly,
you should refer to________________________.
A maximum of ______of thermal coating can be
missing,from a GP bomb and it is still considered
What mechanical nose fuze is used with the
thermally protected Mk 80 bomb?
What electric tail fuzes can you use in live GP
retarded bombs ?
Mk 122 arming safety switches are installed in
GP bombs in a ________ .
SUBCALIBER PRACTICE BOMBS
The practice bombs normally used on a routine basis
are the Mk 76 Mod 5 and the BDU-48. These practice
bombs are discussed briefly in the following
Mk 76 Mod 5 Practice Bomb
The Mk 76 Mod 5 practice bomb (fig. 13-13) is
prepared for aircraft loading as discussed in the
Figure 13-13.Mk 76 Mod 5 practice bomb.