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Title
AIR-1 fuze
Date Created and/or Issued
1942
Contributing Institution
California Institute of Technology
Collection
Image Archive
Rights Information
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Description
For first model of Caltech 4.5” barrage rocket; modified army M52 point-detonating fuze. 3.95” long, steel and aluminum. Stamped 2706. 6000 were manufactured between Aug.-Dec., 1942. Replaced in early 1943 by AIR-2 (Mk137).
1942
Type
Image
Format
Photographs
Negatives
Identifier
ct1:3420
http://archives-dc.library.caltech.edu/islandora/object/ct1%3A3420

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