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Title
AIR-5 fuze
Contributing Institution
California Institute of Technology
Collection
Image Archive
Rights Information
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Description
For 7.2” chemical rocket CIT Model 15 (primarily) and for 5.0” aircraft rocket (secondarily). About 2.3” (without burster tube). Steel and brass. There are two models. The original model has a fixed propeller guard; Model 1 has a removable cap (shipping guard) over the propeller. 2,500 of each type were manufactured by Caltech for the Army Chemical Warfare Service for tests. Model 1 was adopted for standardization. “A”: original; “B”: cutaway.
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Type
Image
Format
Photographs
Negatives
Identifier
ct1:3424
http://archives-dc.library.caltech.edu/islandora/object/ct1%3A3424

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