Feasibility of Using a Rotochute in Retarding a 10,000-Pound Weapon
1957 Jan 31
Originating Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
OpenNet Entry Date:
1999 Sep 28
Bomb retardation systems (parachutes, rotochutes) are unclassified. Document addresses early design & projected performance of a four-bladed governing rotochute for a laydown from high altitude of a large 10,000-pound weapon.