Figure 1-42.BDU-48/B practice bomb.
composed of the bomb body, a retractable suspension
lug, a firing assembly, and box-type conical fins.
The BDU-48/B is a 10-pound practice bomb (fig.
1-42). It is a thin-cased cylindrical bomb used to
The firing device (fig. 1-42) consists of a firing pin
simulate retarded weapon delivery. The bomb is
assembly and a cotter pin. The BDU-48/B is painted
REVIEW NUMBER 9 ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS Q1. THROUGH Q7.
A1. The Mk 20 Mods 2, 3, 4, and 6 cluster bomb is used against armored vehicles.
A2. The cargo section is the main structure of the Mk 7 Mod 2 bomb dispenser
A3. The Mk 20 bomb cluster weighs 490 pounds and holds 247 Mk 118 antitank bombs.
A4. The tail cone assembly, attached to the afl end of the cargo section, stabilizes the
bomb after it is released from the aircraft.
A5. The Mk 339 Mod 0 and Mod 1 mechanical time fuze is used to initiate the
linear-shaped charges in the cargo section wall.
A6. The Mk 118 Mod 0 and Mod 1 antitank bombs contain the following:
Mk 1 Mod 0 fuzing system
Fixed stabilizing fins
A7. The Mk 427 Mod 0 and Mod 1 shipping containers are used to ship and store Mk
20 bomb clusters.