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*RE$TRtCTED 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL Prepared md+r the direction sf the Chief of Ordnaw CONTENTS  
*RE$TRtCTED 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL Prepared md+r the direction sf the Chief of Ordnaw CONTENTS  
*RE$TRtCTED 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL Prepared md+r the direction sf the Chief of Ordnaw CONTENTS  

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*RE$TRtCTED 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL Prepared md+r the direction sf the Chief of Ordnaw CONTENTS   PampBpkc
*RE$TRtCTED 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL Prepared md+r the direction sf the Chief of Ordnaw CONTENTS   PampBpkc
*RE$TRtCTED 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL Prepared md+r the direction sf the Chief of Ordnaw CONTENTS   PampBpkc
*RE$TRtCTED 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL Prepared md+r the direction sf the Chief of Ordnaw CONTENTS   PampBpkc
*RE$TRtCTED 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL Prepared md+r the direction sf the Chief of Ordnaw CONTENTS   PampBpkc

4.5”

ROCKET

MATERIEL

*RE$TRtCTED 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL Prepared md+r the direction sf the Chief of Ordnaw CONTENTS   PampBpkc
*RE$TRtCTED 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL Prepared md+r the direction sf the Chief of Ordnaw CONTENTS   PampBpkc
*RE$TRtCTED 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL Prepared md+r the direction sf the Chief of Ordnaw CONTENTS   PampBpkc

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CONTENTS

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Introduction

 

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of leuficber

 

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of Iaunchet

 

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Packing

and storage of rockets

 

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TM 9=395

TM 9=395 l-3 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL . a, ’ The frjlkoting is directed to personnel charged
TM 9=395 l-3 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL . a, ’ The frjlkoting is directed to personnel charged
TM 9=395 l-3 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL . a, ’ The frjlkoting is directed to personnel charged

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TM 9=395 l-3 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL . a, ’ The frjlkoting is directed to personnel charged

4.5”

ROCKET MATERIEL

TM 9=395 l-3 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL . a, ’ The frjlkoting is directed to personnel charged
TM 9=395 l-3 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL . a, ’ The frjlkoting is directed to personnel charged

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a, ’ The frjlkoting is directed to personnel charged with use of 4,$”

is directed to personnel charged with use of 4,$” b. This mersuai deeeribea and conbins ktructions
is directed to personnel charged with use of 4,$” b. This mersuai deeeribea and conbins ktructions

b. This mersuai deeeribea and conbins ktructions on Rocket, HJL,

mersuai deeeribea and conbins ktructions on Rocket, HJL, 4.5”, M8, w/Fuzt; rocket, PD,, M4, and Racket,

4.5”,

M8,

w/Fuzt;

rocket, PD,, M4, and Racket, practice, 4.5”, M9,

rocket

materiel.

1,

IKTRODCCTION.

w/Fuze, rocket, dummy, M4, when fired from Launcher, rocket, 4,S’r, 3-tub?, AC., T30.

from Launcher, rocket, 4,S’r, 3-tub?, AC., T30. 2. GKVER4L.   a . The 4.5” rocket,

2.

GKVER4L.

 

a.

The

4.5” rocket, like all other

rockets, has its limitations

on ec-

like all other rockets, has its limitations on ec- cwacy, range, vdoCity and tenaperature cmditibns. It

cwacy, range, vdoCity and tenaperature cmditibns. It is 63piece of artil-

a

straight length of tube with a suitable firing mechnnim for B launchera The Rocket, I-I,&, 4a5”, MS, is 8 finned, narotsting projectile, weighing approximately 38.4 pounds. It has aa explosive and destructive effect

lery ammunition which is’e

&mpl&e

gun in itself, requiting

only

which is’e &mpl&e gun in itself, requiting only &Glat HSmm howitzer EKE. ahell. The propelling charge,

&Glat

HSmm

howitzer

EKE. ahell. The

propelling

charge,

&Glat HSmm howitzer EKE. ahell. The propelling charge, issued in the racket, is correct fnr law

issued in the racket, is correct fnr law temperature operlation. The

to

a

asi

charge

muet

be

adjwted

for higher

temperatures

The

approximate

muzzle

v&city

af the rocket

is 850

feet per second

and

the

maximum

is 850 feet per second and the maximum range in aiming and firing. is loaded with

range

is 850 feet per second and the maximum range in aiming and firing. is loaded with

in aiming

and firing.

is loaded

with the

standard

propel+!

charge

and firing. is loaded with the standard propel+! charge and the shell is loaded with inert

and the shell is loaded

with inert material,

charge and the shell is loaded with inert material, of the rocket shell (fig. 1). Identification
charge and the shell is loaded with inert material, of the rocket shell (fig. 1). Identification
charge and the shell is loaded with inert material, of the rocket shell (fig. 1). Identification
charge and the shell is loaded with inert material, of the rocket shell (fig. 1). Identification

of the rocket shell (fig.

1). Identification

of the individual

componeJst6.

propdkmt

located in the rocket tiody which

ia screwed onto the base

a,

GuneraX.

The

rceket

is a mmratating

projectile

propelled

by

a

3,

UGS<:RIP1’ION.

It

packed

separat4y.

The Racket,

practice, 4.Sn, M9,

is used

itor trail+

ig approximately

4,600

yards.

The

fuze ured with the rocket

is

may b&ccomplishrxI

by &erring

to figure 1 ati

the key thereon. ’

b,

Rocket Body+

The focket body is the chamber

mtaining

the

propellant

chwgn

‘Rx back ewI of the: body is formed in the shape of

a ‘Venturi n~zzlt through which the burning powder pses flow when

the pqellant is ignited. The fira tire also attached to this end of the

ignited. The fira tire also attached to this end of the the shell. e. Propellant Charge.
ignited. The fira tire also attached to this end of the the shell. e. Propellant Charge.

the shell.

The fira tire also attached to this end of the the shell. e. Propellant Charge. The

e.

Propellant

Charge.

The

propellant

is

of the the shell. e. Propellant Charge. The propellant is which hi becrtlextruded in stick form

which

hi

becrtlextruded in stick form aand haa a ain& perfosatictrr

double

base

powder

wy+

The

frcmt or large

end of the body is threaded

for awembly

to

running axially through the stick. The sticks are cut into approximately

S-inch Iengths. Standard loading corhts of 30 of these sticlcle strung

Standard loading corhts of 30 of these sticlcle strung pelling powder is 27 sticks of powder,

pelling powder is 27 sticks of powder, The temperature limitations for

27 sticks of powder, The temperature limitations for 130 F. The expecbd temperature during the tactical
27 sticks of powder, The temperature limitations for 130 F. The expecbd temperature during the tactical

130 F. The expecbd

temperature

during the

tactical

missiah

at time

each

chqe

ax

as folhw:

30

stick-20

F

to 90

F, 27 atlcb5io

F

ta

on the

wires

of the cage

essembly.

Th

high

temper&we

charge

of pro-

of enCOuoter determines

the correct

propeUing charge. ltr t#) cswe Wr’II

tfwm rocReb

he fired oM!de

the ahw?

limiting ieppatm

rar4gel9.

the correct propeUing charge. ltr t#) cswe Wr’II tfwm rocReb he fired oM!de the ahw? limiting

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the correct propeUing charge. ltr t#) cswe Wr’II tfwm rocReb he fired oM!de the ahw? limiting
, 4,5JrROCKET MATERIEL f i g u r e I - ROCK(ET, H.E., 4.5”, MS,

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, 4,5JrROCKET MATERIEL f i g u r e I - ROCK(ET, H.E., 4.5”, MS, and
, 4,5JrROCKET MATERIEL f i g u r e I - ROCK(ET, H.E., 4.5”, MS, and
, 4,5JrROCKET MATERIEL f i g u r e I - ROCK(ET, H.E., 4.5”, MS, and

4,5JrROCKET MATERIEL

, 4,5JrROCKET MATERIEL f i g u r e I - ROCK(ET, H.E., 4.5”, MS, and
, 4,5JrROCKET MATERIEL f i g u r e I - ROCK(ET, H.E., 4.5”, MS, and
, 4,5JrROCKET MATERIEL f i g u r e I - ROCK(ET, H.E., 4.5”, MS, and
, 4,5JrROCKET MATERIEL f i g u r e I - ROCK(ET, H.E., 4.5”, MS, and
, 4,5JrROCKET MATERIEL f i g u r e I - ROCK(ET, H.E., 4.5”, MS, and
, 4,5JrROCKET MATERIEL f i g u r e I - ROCK(ET, H.E., 4.5”, MS, and
, 4,5JrROCKET MATERIEL f i g u r e I - ROCK(ET, H.E., 4.5”, MS, and
, 4,5JrROCKET MATERIEL f i g u r e I - ROCK(ET, H.E., 4.5”, MS, and
, 4,5JrROCKET MATERIEL f i g u r e I - ROCK(ET, H.E., 4.5”, MS, and
, 4,5JrROCKET MATERIEL f i g u r e I - ROCK(ET, H.E., 4.5”, MS, and
, 4,5JrROCKET MATERIEL f i g u r e I - ROCK(ET, H.E., 4.5”, MS, and
, 4,5JrROCKET MATERIEL f i g u r e I - ROCK(ET, H.E., 4.5”, MS, and
, 4,5JrROCKET MATERIEL f i g u r e I - ROCK(ET, H.E., 4.5”, MS, and
, 4,5JrROCKET MATERIEL f i g u r e I - ROCK(ET, H.E., 4.5”, MS, and
, 4,5JrROCKET MATERIEL f i g u r e I - ROCK(ET, H.E., 4.5”, MS, and
, 4,5JrROCKET MATERIEL f i g u r e I - ROCK(ET, H.E., 4.5”, MS, and
, 4,5JrROCKET MATERIEL f i g u r e I - ROCK(ET, H.E., 4.5”, MS, and
, 4,5JrROCKET MATERIEL f i g u r e I - ROCK(ET, H.E., 4.5”, MS, and

figure

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ROCK(ET,H.E., 4.5”,

MS, and

ROCKET,

Pr&ice,

4.Vs

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d.

Tr;lp

Asrrtrmbly,

The

trap awmbly

is hung on the

trap

plate

and the hap p1~e in turn rests ore the bead which has been fotmed

into

the body,, The trap assembly hoids the powder in &x end locates the powder izl the rocket body.

in &x end locates the powder izl the rocket body. c - Safety Groove, Just below

c- Safety Groove, Just below the bead a safety groc~e is machined

into the body (fig. 1). The putpo3e of this groove is to permit the body

to separate at a de&&e point, should an excessive

are

within the rocket body. Such accurrcnccs

expected

preswre

very

rsre

be generated

but

can

be

expected preswre very rsre be generated but can be as its safe operating temperature, CC il[

as its safe operating temperature, CC il[ the orifice should become blocked. When separatkns c~ccur, the shell and the plup4lant charge

will travel forward with low velocity aad have a range of from 100 to

ifthemcket

is fired when its temper&we is above that g&n

from

for wme distance.

damage and for residue in the tube before another

1,000

yards. The

body will lx

blown kkwfird

the launchw

tube

The launcher tube must be inaprxt.4 for possible

round L inerted

tube must be inaprxt.4 for possible round L inerted in the tube. f, FZna. Folding fins

in the tube.

be inaprxt.4 for possible round L inerted in the tube. f, FZna. Folding fins are mautlted

f,

FZna.

Folding

fins are mautlted

at the

rear

of the body

(fig.

2),

A

a C~CJMIpods&n in tbe packing container. This retainer should IX kft in place until after the round is placed in the kunch#v tube to prevent the fins from opening After locating the round in the tube, the ~H+i.mr must bs removed. The tail fiange is uwd for locating the round in the

inserted at the retit tk~hDld the fins in

fin retainer

(fig.

3 > has bwn

the round in the inserted at the retit tk~hDld the fins in fin retainer (fig. 3

launcher tube,

the round in the inserted at the retit tk~hDld the fins in fin retainer (fig. 3

8

4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL g. Shell. The shdl includes 4 bwster tube which project8 into the
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL g. Shell. The shdl includes 4 bwster tube which project8 into the
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL g. Shell. The shdl includes 4 bwster tube which project8 into the
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL g. Shell. The shdl includes 4 bwster tube which project8 into the

4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL

4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL g. Shell. The shdl includes 4 bwster tube which project8 into the approximately
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL g. Shell. The shdl includes 4 bwster tube which project8 into the approximately
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL g. Shell. The shdl includes 4 bwster tube which project8 into the approximately
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL g. Shell. The shdl includes 4 bwster tube which project8 into the approximately
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL g. Shell. The shdl includes 4 bwster tube which project8 into the approximately
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL g. Shell. The shdl includes 4 bwster tube which project8 into the approximately
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL g. Shell. The shdl includes 4 bwster tube which project8 into the approximately
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL g. Shell. The shdl includes 4 bwster tube which project8 into the approximately
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL g. Shell. The shdl includes 4 bwster tube which project8 into the approximately
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL g. Shell. The shdl includes 4 bwster tube which project8 into the approximately
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL g. Shell. The shdl includes 4 bwster tube which project8 into the approximately
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL g. Shell. The shdl includes 4 bwster tube which project8 into the approximately
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL g. Shell. The shdl includes 4 bwster tube which project8 into the approximately
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL g. Shell. The shdl includes 4 bwster tube which project8 into the approximately
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL g. Shell. The shdl includes 4 bwster tube which project8 into the approximately
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL g. Shell. The shdl includes 4 bwster tube which project8 into the approximately
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL g. Shell. The shdl includes 4 bwster tube which project8 into the approximately
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL g. Shell. The shdl includes 4 bwster tube which project8 into the approximately
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL g. Shell. The shdl includes 4 bwster tube which project8 into the approximately
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL g. Shell. The shdl includes 4 bwster tube which project8 into the approximately

g. Shell. The shdl includes 4 bwster tube which project8 into the

The shdl includes 4 bwster tube which project8 into the approximately 4.3 pound of TNT, The
The shdl includes 4 bwster tube which project8 into the approximately 4.3 pound of TNT, The

approximately 4.3 pound of TNT, The purpose of the burster tub k

center of the rock&

body. The

shell and bwster

tube

are

filled

with

to Pumisli an HE, charge which kill shsttm

after the fuze functions.

the body into fragments

h,

Shell

Plug.

The round is a)sipped with P shell plug assembled

in the noee of the z&elf.Thisr plug serves to keep the interior of the fuzs

cavjty clean eflcl dry u.ntiI the time for emplofiag

fuzs cavjty clean eflcl dry u.ntiI the time for emplofiag the rowd, 4. . PROPFLTJNG CK4.RGE

the rowd,

4. . PROPFLTJNG

CK4.RGE -

IIYW’RILJCTIONSA$ TO ALTER-

NATE

LOADING.

a,

p&ed

The

Rocket,

cantairiing

HE.,

4.S’,

M8,

nnd Rock,

Practicle, 4.$“, M9, are

the &andard

propelling

chsqe

(for low &rnpaa-

are the &andard propelling chsqe (for low &rnpaa- is the responsibility of the Air Base Ordnance
are the &andard propelling chsqe (for low &rnpaa- is the responsibility of the Air Base Ordnance

is the responsibility

of the Air Base

Ordnance

Officer.

is the responsibility of the Air Base Ordnance Officer. k To provide rocket with high temperature

k To provide rocket with high temperature (alterwte)

prop&q

of the raundo for the high temperature

(alternate}

propelling

charge

tares)

of 30 stkk,

adjuzted accotditlg

to pbwder Jota, The prepmratim

charge:

(alternate} propelling charge tares) of 30 stkk, adjuzted accotditlg to pbwder Jota, The prepmratim charge:
(alternate} propelling charge tares) of 30 stkk, adjuzted accotditlg to pbwder Jota, The prepmratim charge:
(alternate} propelling charge tares) of 30 stkk, adjuzted accotditlg to pbwder Jota, The prepmratim charge:
(alternate} propelling charge tares) of 30 stkk, adjuzted accotditlg to pbwder Jota, The prepmratim charge:
4,5” ROCKET MATERIEC I INSERT.AWD TURM careful nbt tcx mb the igniter bag against the
4,5” ROCKET MATERIEC I INSERT.AWD TURM careful nbt tcx mb the igniter bag against the
4,5” ROCKET MATERIEC I INSERT.AWD TURM careful nbt tcx mb the igniter bag against the
4,5” ROCKET MATERIEC I INSERT.AWD TURM careful nbt tcx mb the igniter bag against the

4,5” ROCKETMATERIEC

4,5” ROCKET MATERIEC I INSERT.AWD TURM careful nbt tcx mb the igniter bag against the wall
4,5” ROCKET MATERIEC I INSERT.AWD TURM careful nbt tcx mb the igniter bag against the wall
4,5” ROCKET MATERIEC I INSERT.AWD TURM careful nbt tcx mb the igniter bag against the wall
4,5” ROCKET MATERIEC I INSERT.AWD TURM careful nbt tcx mb the igniter bag against the wall
4,5” ROCKET MATERIEC I INSERT.AWD TURM careful nbt tcx mb the igniter bag against the wall
4,5” ROCKET MATERIEC I INSERT.AWD TURM careful nbt tcx mb the igniter bag against the wall
4,5” ROCKET MATERIEC I INSERT.AWD TURM careful nbt tcx mb the igniter bag against the wall
4,5” ROCKET MATERIEC I INSERT.AWD TURM careful nbt tcx mb the igniter bag against the wall
4,5” ROCKET MATERIEC I INSERT.AWD TURM careful nbt tcx mb the igniter bag against the wall
4,5” ROCKET MATERIEC I INSERT.AWD TURM careful nbt tcx mb the igniter bag against the wall
4,5” ROCKET MATERIEC I INSERT.AWD TURM careful nbt tcx mb the igniter bag against the wall

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4,5” ROCKET MATERIEC I INSERT.AWD TURM careful nbt tcx mb the igniter bag against the wall

INSERT.AWD TURM

4,5” ROCKET MATERIEC I INSERT.AWD TURM careful nbt tcx mb the igniter bag against the wall
4,5” ROCKET MATERIEC I INSERT.AWD TURM careful nbt tcx mb the igniter bag against the wall
4,5” ROCKET MATERIEC I INSERT.AWD TURM careful nbt tcx mb the igniter bag against the wall
4,5” ROCKET MATERIEC I INSERT.AWD TURM careful nbt tcx mb the igniter bag against the wall
4,5” ROCKET MATERIEC I INSERT.AWD TURM careful nbt tcx mb the igniter bag against the wall
4,5” ROCKET MATERIEC I INSERT.AWD TURM careful nbt tcx mb the igniter bag against the wall
4,5” ROCKET MATERIEC I INSERT.AWD TURM careful nbt tcx mb the igniter bag against the wall
4,5” ROCKET MATERIEC I INSERT.AWD TURM careful nbt tcx mb the igniter bag against the wall
4,5” ROCKET MATERIEC I INSERT.AWD TURM careful nbt tcx mb the igniter bag against the wall

careful nbt tcx mb the igniter bag against the wall of thle rocket body

(3)

Lift

powder’ trap with its powder out of the

rdset

bdy.

Be

as the trap a=mbly

is raised.

 

(4)

Remove

tape

holding

trap

wires iti place

against

trap

plate.

(5)

Fush

tmp

wires outiard

from

the

trap

pJst$: and lift off the

thtee

marked

stkks

of powder from the trap wires.

 
stkks of powder from the trap wires.   hold tr3p witea in pl8cc, (7) Carefully lower
stkks of powder from the trap wires.   hold tr3p witea in pl8cc, (7) Carefully lower

hold tr3p

witea in pl8cc,

(7)

Carefully lower

modified

powder

tiap

esembly

into

ple~+~in

modified powder tiap esembly into ple~+~ in the rocket body. Care should & tiken to see

the rocket body. Care should & tiken

to see that

the

powder

bsgs

ati

(6)

Return

trap

wires

to slots

in trap

plate

tid

replccc

tape

to

cm the outside uf the propellent powder sticka tied are nat damaged by the rocW body when the trap assembly is lowered in place,

(8)

Apply

dope

to threads

of shell

and screw

shell to the

tuck&

body, uting strap wrenchesto insure tight joint,

body, uting strap wrenches to insure tight joint, (9 > Merk the w&et body to indicate

(9 >

Merk

the w&et

body

to

indicate

the change.

 

NO’IZ:

If the rocket propelling charge

has lxbn

modified

to the

high

propelling charge has lxbn modified to the high temperature charge (27 sticker) it should not be

temperature

charge

(27

sticker) it should

not be changed to the 10~

charge (27 sticker) it should not be changed to the 10~ t+mpwature charge (30 sticks) u&m

t+mpwature charge (30 sticks) u&m the original 3 sticks of powder rema+& can be positively ibmtifbd. This is mandatory ahe the

weight of the

have bleen adjusted for eerch m&t.

ihditidual

sticks of powder vary with the wader

lot ad

4.5” ROCKETMATERIEL 5, lGw’wx, 8 . The combination Ixruxassion-electric type igniter is shown in figure
4.5” ROCKETMATERIEL 5, lGw’wx, 8 . The combination Ixruxassion-electric type igniter is shown in figure
4.5” ROCKETMATERIEL 5, lGw’wx, 8 . The combination Ixruxassion-electric type igniter is shown in figure

4.5” ROCKETMATERIEL

4.5” ROCKETMATERIEL 5, lGw’wx, 8 . The combination Ixruxassion-electric type igniter is shown in figure 3.

5,

lGw’wx,

8. The combination Ixruxassion-electric type igniter is shown in

figure 3. The igniter contab black pow&r with an electric SqMb for

igniter contab black pow&r with an electric SqMb for &dricnl fir+ Electtic firing is used fw

&dricnl fir+

Electtic

firing is used fw ignitiatr of the rocket when

fired

from the LBunchm, rocket,

4.5”, STube,

AC,

T30. The mket8

are

iSWed

with

the

igniter

in $&e

and

it should

not

be rmbV+Xf

from

the

rocket body.

However,

csb&ld

it accidentally

slip loo*

or fall out

it

should

&

prelea~I back

into place,

using pressure from

the thumb3

CJ~

each side.

It may

be necessary to mwrnent

the igtritm in place.

It may be necessary to mwrnent the igtritm in place. :p 6. I, WZE. The fuze

:p

6.

I,

WZE. The fuze for the Rocket, HE, 4.5”, ‘Ma, is packed aepmttely.

.

!

.

The Fuze, rocket, PD, N14, is wed with Boostter, auxiliary, ]Ml for Fuzt,

PD, N14, is wed with Boostter, auxiliary, ]Ml for Fuzt, I rc&et, PD., M4, 11. The

I

rc&et,

PD.,

M4,

11.

The

P.D.

M4

Fuz:e

is a combinetion

supmquick&lay

type.

Fuz:e is a combinetion supmquick&lay type. $“be delay is 0.015 seixnds, The fuze czatrbe set for

$“be delay is 0.015 seixnds, The fuze czatrbe set for delay cmstipmquick

seixnds, The fuze czatrbe set for delay cm stipmquick by turning the delrired de$gnatian. The total

by turning

the delriredde$gnatian. The total weight with booster is approximfl&ly

3 pounds. To

the fute

the screw in the fslzc so that

insure safe handling

heed,

is supported

the in&n&m lines up &side

the striker is set below flush, within

by a shear wire of 100 pounds

is set below flush, within by a shear wire of 100 pounds and &ear . strength.

and

&ear

. strength.

In the event

interrupter

of mzidentai

primer

ignith,

the powder

train

.

prevents

further

detonation

of

lexploeive

elemedt~

The

safety

pin must

be

removed

before firing.

A focward

kceleration

of

16%

of tiwt

duration.is

required to initiate

After the mechariism is eet back

iri rear

pas&n,

the

arming

the atming

mechanierm.

pin

cannot

,

release the powder train interrupter until xc&ration isreduced at the

train interrupter until xc&ration isreduced at the t h e R o c k e t
train interrupter until xc&ration isreduced at the t h e R o c k e t
train interrupter until xc&ration isreduced at the t h e R o c k e t

the Rocket, practice, 4.5, M9. It cc&sta the outer contour of the M4 FUW,

of

I

ca8t

iron body

having

ti.

The

F&e,

tczket,

dummy,

Me,

i!~issued

separately

for use

with

end of rocket prop&ion

which is 75 feet or mareftcm the lautil~~

prop&ion which is 75 feet or mare ftcm the lautil~~ d. To fuze the rocket; (

d. To fuze the rocket;

feet or mare ftcm the lautil~~ d. To fuze the rocket; ( 1) LOOW~ et xr+zw.

( 1)

LOOW~ et

xr+zw.

(2)

Remove

shell pl.ug.

.

(3)

Inr;srt Booster, auxiliary, Ml, Iot FULC, rocket, PD, M4, into

1

can that forms the ftize cavity.

(4)

Scr’tfw the

Fute,

rocket,

P,D,

M4,

into

the

&I1

and

tighten

with

spanner

wrench.

 

(5)

Tighten

the set screw,

 

7;

DESCRIM’ION

OF LAIJMHER

 

8.

The

md

view

of the Launchw,

raclcet, 4.5”,

Uube,

AC,

T30,

ir

ahawn in figurb 4. That prcwnt status af this launcher i# t4required type,

developrner*lt type, service test type. The launcher is mounted under-

gn each

test type. The launcher is mounted under- gn each 4 neath the wing of a fighter
test type. The launcher is mounted under- gn each 4 neath the wing of a fighter

4

neath

the

wing

of a fighter plea,

one cIust=r of three tub

test type. The launcher is mounted under- gn each 4 neath the wing of a fighter
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL :p f . side, The tubes #r-e nmoximatcly 4!j-iG inches internal diameter
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL :p f . side, The tubes #r-e nmoximatcly 4!j-iG inches internal diameter
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL :p f . side, The tubes #r-e nmoximatcly 4!j-iG inches internal diameter

4.5”

ROCKET MATERIEL

4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL :p f . side, The tubes #r-e nmoximatcly 4!j-iG inches internal diameter nnd
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL :p f . side, The tubes #r-e nmoximatcly 4!j-iG inches internal diameter nnd
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL :p f . side, The tubes #r-e nmoximatcly 4!j-iG inches internal diameter nnd
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL :p f . side, The tubes #r-e nmoximatcly 4!j-iG inches internal diameter nnd
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL :p f . side, The tubes #r-e nmoximatcly 4!j-iG inches internal diameter nnd
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL :p f . side, The tubes #r-e nmoximatcly 4!j-iG inches internal diameter nnd
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL :p f . side, The tubes #r-e nmoximatcly 4!j-iG inches internal diameter nnd

:p

4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL :p f . side, The tubes #r-e nmoximatcly 4!j-iG inches internal diameter nnd

f

4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL :p f . side, The tubes #r-e nmoximatcly 4!j-iG inches internal diameter nnd

.

4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL :p f . side, The tubes #r-e nmoximatcly 4!j-iG inches internal diameter nnd
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL :p f . side, The tubes #r-e nmoximatcly 4!j-iG inches internal diameter nnd
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL :p f . side, The tubes #r-e nmoximatcly 4!j-iG inches internal diameter nnd
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL :p f . side, The tubes #r-e nmoximatcly 4!j-iG inches internal diameter nnd
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL :p f . side, The tubes #r-e nmoximatcly 4!j-iG inches internal diameter nnd
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL :p f . side, The tubes #r-e nmoximatcly 4!j-iG inches internal diameter nnd
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL :p f . side, The tubes #r-e nmoximatcly 4!j-iG inches internal diameter nnd
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL :p f . side, The tubes #r-e nmoximatcly 4!j-iG inches internal diameter nnd
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL :p f . side, The tubes #r-e nmoximatcly 4!j-iG inches internal diameter nnd
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL :p f . side, The tubes #r-e nmoximatcly 4!j-iG inches internal diameter nnd
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL :p f . side, The tubes #r-e nmoximatcly 4!j-iG inches internal diameter nnd
4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL :p f . side, The tubes #r-e nmoximatcly 4!j-iG inches internal diameter nnd

side, The

tubes #r-e nmoximatcly

4!j-iG inches internal

diameter

nnd

crre made

of a plastic material.

The

length

uf the tubes

is

10 feet and

the total

weight of each cluttr

is approxi’mately

SO purtrrds, A special

release, to drop the tubes after the niission has bun accompli8hcd, is incorpurated and may be used if desired. Steel tube ~luslx~s wiil be

may be used if desired. Steel tube ~luslx~s wiil be issued at the present time. issued
may be used if desired. Steel tube ~luslx~s wiil be issued at the present time. issued

issued at the present time.

Steel tube ~luslx~s wiil be issued at the present time. issued for training and possible combat

issued for training

and

possible combat use. These clusters are not being

8,

IKWAI

,l,.4’1’J0N

O)(’la.4IJKCIIER.

are not being 8, IKWAI ,l,.4’1’J0N O)(’la.4IJKCIIER. Squadron. The 3-tube clusters, electrical cwtact mnst
are not being 8, IKWAI ,l,.4’1’J0N O)(’la.4IJKCIIER. Squadron. The 3-tube clusters, electrical cwtact mnst

Squadron. The 3-tube clusters, electrical cwtact

mnst rocket reining

The 3-tube clusters, electrical cwtact mnst rocket reining mechaninm end al1 parts up to the wing

mechaninm end al1 parts up to the wing strut, except the tub heater, are procured and issued by the Ordnnnce Department. The Air corps i.~ respondblc for the procurement and iswe of the electrical Wirin&

Stube,

4.5”:, AC,

T30,

rests

with

the

Armament

Section,

Aircraft

L.

The

responGbility

for the installAm

of the Launckr,

rocket,

RrIng selector

box, electriccrf &tchq

tube

heatera*etc.,

and 011 CQWWZ-

ti& beyond

the wing

strut.

The

rnaintenenm

of the

lnunchem

their

strut. The rnaintenenm of the lnunchem their Cmtacts and ekctrkal connections and tube haters is the

Cmtacts and ekctrkal connections and tube haters is the responsibility

their Cmtacts and ekctrkal connections and tube haters is the responsibility of the Air Corps pe~nnel.

of the Air Corps pe~nnel.

their Cmtacts and ekctrkal connections and tube haters is the responsibility of the Air Corps pe~nnel.

0-P

0-P ’ . 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL bi. Provisictn is made on the instsllation for hnmonization mb
0-P ’ . 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL bi. Provisictn is made on the instsllation for hnmonization mb
0-P ’ . 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL bi. Provisictn is made on the instsllation for hnmonization mb

0-P ’ . 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL bi. Provisictn is made on the instsllation for hnmonization mb

.

4.5”

ROCKET MATERIEL

0-P ’ . 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL bi. Provisictn is made on the instsllation for hnmonization mb
0-P ’ . 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL bi. Provisictn is made on the instsllation for hnmonization mb
0-P ’ . 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL bi. Provisictn is made on the instsllation for hnmonization mb
0-P ’ . 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL bi. Provisictn is made on the instsllation for hnmonization mb
0-P ’ . 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL bi. Provisictn is made on the instsllation for hnmonization mb
0-P ’ . 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL bi. Provisictn is made on the instsllation for hnmonization mb
0-P ’ . 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL bi. Provisictn is made on the instsllation for hnmonization mb
0-P ’ . 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL bi. Provisictn is made on the instsllation for hnmonization mb
0-P ’ . 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL bi. Provisictn is made on the instsllation for hnmonization mb
0-P ’ . 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL bi. Provisictn is made on the instsllation for hnmonization mb
0-P ’ . 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL bi. Provisictn is made on the instsllation for hnmonization mb
0-P ’ . 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL bi. Provisictn is made on the instsllation for hnmonization mb
0-P ’ . 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL bi. Provisictn is made on the instsllation for hnmonization mb
0-P ’ . 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL bi. Provisictn is made on the instsllation for hnmonization mb
0-P ’ . 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL bi. Provisictn is made on the instsllation for hnmonization mb
0-P ’ . 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL bi. Provisictn is made on the instsllation for hnmonization mb
0-P ’ . 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL bi. Provisictn is made on the instsllation for hnmonization mb
0-P ’ . 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL bi. Provisictn is made on the instsllation for hnmonization mb
0-P ’ . 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL bi. Provisictn is made on the instsllation for hnmonization mb
0-P ’ . 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL bi. Provisictn is made on the instsllation for hnmonization mb
0-P ’ . 4.5” ROCKET MATERIEL bi. Provisictn is made on the instsllation for hnmonization mb

bi.

Provisictn

is made on the instsllation

for hnmonization

mb

ele-

ration of the j-tube cluster. Ballistic data for this harmokzation

nnd

cluster. Ballistic data for this harmokzation nnd cover latrclcher, rocket, 3-tube, 4.5”, A.C.,

cover

cluster. Ballistic data for this harmokzation nnd cover latrclcher, rocket, 3-tube, 4.5”, A.C., T30.

latrclcher, rocket,

3-tube,

4.5”,

A.C., T30.

The

holding

strap

must

not be

ightenedw that

it will change the shape of the tube.

 
that it will change the shape of the tube.   laster switch in the plane is
that it will change the shape of the tube.   laster switch in the plane is
that it will change the shape of the tube.   laster switch in the plane is

laster switch in the plane is in its “OFF

pa&on.

laster switch in the plane is in its “OFF pa&on. h. Check the electrical clantact arm9

h. Check the electrical

clantact arm9 to see that

they

are

in proper

t

4. Check the electrical

&&it

to irtsure that

it is open and that

the

‘I

L4MKmG

OY LXUFI’CIIRH,

C.

Pass a rocket through each tube, tail first,after irkallrrticm

of the

levhm

will be issued under

sepwate

by the Anby

Air Fnnres,

*rating

mtact

cdfidition

and

that

the

apting hacr not come

locl9e. Place

tIw

arms in open positiorx as shown in figure 4. Check the r&G&g

positiorx as shown in figure 4. Check the r&G&g I& in tbe c&&r. No special sequence
positiorx as shown in figure 4. Check the r&G&g I& in tbe c&&r. No special sequence
positiorx as shown in figure 4. Check the r&G&g I& in tbe c&&r. No special sequence
positiorx as shown in figure 4. Check the r&G&g I& in tbe c&&r. No special sequence

I&

in tbe c&&r.

No special sequence

of londitrg the tubes is nece~-

uy.

Do

not stand to

the

raw

of .tbe

tubea

wbilc

loading

or

when

A With the 60 r&imr

in place insert the round into one of the

in before

inserting

the rocket

in the launchw.

f.

If tbe Futo,

rwket,

PD.,

M4,

is used, be sure to remove the safety

lerhenim

to see that

the slot hag not beveled O&

xkets em in the tuba

M4, is used, be sure to remove the safety lerhenim to see that the slot hag
4.5‘* ROCKET MATERIEL e. Lock the rocket in pIa&! with the retaining mechanism, making
4.5‘* ROCKET MATERIEL e. Lock the rocket in pIa&! with the retaining mechanism, making
4.5‘* ROCKET MATERIEL e. Lock the rocket in pIa&! with the retaining mechanism, making
4.5‘* ROCKET MATERIEL e. Lock the rocket in pIa&! with the retaining mechanism, making

4.5‘*ROCKET MATERIEL

4.5‘* ROCKET MATERIEL e. Lock the rocket in pIa&! with the retaining mechanism, making
4.5‘* ROCKET MATERIEL e. Lock the rocket in pIa&! with the retaining mechanism, making
4.5‘* ROCKET MATERIEL e. Lock the rocket in pIa&! with the retaining mechanism, making
4.5‘* ROCKET MATERIEL e. Lock the rocket in pIa&! with the retaining mechanism, making
4.5‘* ROCKET MATERIEL e. Lock the rocket in pIa&! with the retaining mechanism, making
4.5‘* ROCKET MATERIEL e. Lock the rocket in pIa&! with the retaining mechanism, making
4.5‘* ROCKET MATERIEL e. Lock the rocket in pIa&! with the retaining mechanism, making
4.5‘* ROCKET MATERIEL e. Lock the rocket in pIa&! with the retaining mechanism, making
4.5‘* ROCKET MATERIEL e. Lock the rocket in pIa&! with the retaining mechanism, making
4.5‘* ROCKET MATERIEL e. Lock the rocket in pIa&! with the retaining mechanism, making
4.5‘* ROCKET MATERIEL e. Lock the rocket in pIa&! with the retaining mechanism, making
4.5‘* ROCKET MATERIEL e. Lock the rocket in pIa&! with the retaining mechanism, making
4.5‘* ROCKET MATERIEL e. Lock the rocket in pIa&! with the retaining mechanism, making
4.5‘* ROCKET MATERIEL e. Lock the rocket in pIa&! with the retaining mechanism, making
4.5‘* ROCKET MATERIEL e. Lock the rocket in pIa&! with the retaining mechanism, making
4.5‘* ROCKET MATERIEL e. Lock the rocket in pIa&! with the retaining mechanism, making
4.5‘* ROCKET MATERIEL e. Lock the rocket in pIa&! with the retaining mechanism, making
4.5‘* ROCKET MATERIEL e. Lock the rocket in pIa&! with the retaining mechanism, making
4.5‘* ROCKET MATERIEL e. Lock the rocket in pIa&! with the retaining mechanism, making
4.5‘* ROCKET MATERIEL e. Lock the rocket in pIa&! with the retaining mechanism, making

e.

Lock

the

rocket

in pIa&!

with

the

retaining

mechanism,

making

we

the

rocket flange ia held securely.

 

f.

Remove

the fin rvztairser,

 
  f. Remove the fin rvztairser,   . h. Load the other tubes ~lll above.  
  f. Remove the fin rvztairser,   . h. Load the other tubes ~lll above.  
  f. Remove the fin rvztairser,   . h. Load the other tubes ~lll above.  

.

h.

Load

the

other

tubes

~lllabove.

 

.

L

Snap

the

electrical

contact

arms

into

plecc.

The*

arc held by

contact arms into plecc. The* arc held by .# . *   t . ~sprisgf ENSindicated

.#

.

*

 

t

.

~sprisgf ENSindicated iti figure 5. Make sure that sufficient pressure is maintained fw the proper contact

j,

TWII the master switch to the

NO’r*e:

If

any

of the rockets

are

“ON” position

(fig.

6).

not fired during the mission

they

proper contact

ie made

and return

them

to opecl petition.

8a

Check the

electrical

contact

arms,

one

at a time,

to see

that

will ‘be removed from the hurxher

as folbws:

( 1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

Open. electric

RepIsce

Disengage

Withdraw

contacts.

h

retainer.

retainer mechanism,

rocket

with

B twbting

motion,

holding OIIto the

mechanism, rocket with B twbting motion, holding OIIto the *’ (6) Unfuze rockti and -turn components
mechanism, rocket with B twbting motion, holding OIIto the *’ (6) Unfuze rockti and -turn components

*’

(6)

Unfuze

rockti and -turn

components

to origizlal packing.

(7 )

Rewal

psrckicrgs,

components to origizlal packing. (7 ) Rewal psrckicrgs, 9 (5) Reinsert safety pin in fuze. tail

9

(5)

Reinsert safety pin in fuze.

tail

flange.

components to origizlal packing. (7 ) Rewal psrckicrgs, 9 (5) Reinsert safety pin in fuze. tail
4.5” ROCKET MATE.RtEL 10. ROCK tiT FWING MECI1AKIY3k a, The firing selector box is shown
4.5” ROCKET MATE.RtEL 10. ROCK tiT FWING MECI1AKIY3k a, The firing selector box is shown
4.5” ROCKET MATE.RtEL 10. ROCK tiT FWING MECI1AKIY3k a, The firing selector box is shown
4.5” ROCKET MATE.RtEL 10. ROCK tiT FWING MECI1AKIY3k a, The firing selector box is shown

4.5”

ROCKET MATE.RtEL

4.5” ROCKET MATE.RtEL 10. ROCK tiT FWING MECI1AKIY3k a, The firing selector box is shown in

10. ROCK tiT FWING

MECI1AKIY3k

a,

The

firing selector

box

is shown

in figure 6. The rocklets may.he

fired

in xquetlce

or the

entire

group

of six iimd

at intervals

of

I/i+-,

group of six iimd at intervals of I/i+-, second. The trigger for firing is Jocated on

second. The trigger for firing is Jocatedon the joy stick bf the plane. When firing in sequence, rhe s&ctgr box automatically nrtlectsthe next

rhe s&ctgr box automatically nrtlectsthe next mket for Mpg. NOTE: The: &ctrical contact atmS

mket for Mpg.

box automatically nrtlectsthe next mket for Mpg. NOTE: The: &ctrical contact atmS are quite

NOTE: The: &ctrical

contact

atmS are quite often badly damaged

 

.

or blown off when the rocket is fired. These can easily be replaced CM

rqAred and sparw are provided.

 

11.

TUBE

HE.4T1E;Rp

a.

It iir mticipated

that

tube h&ts

will be issued,

If SO,appropri-

 

ate instructions

will be issued.

.

12.

P-4CKING AND STDR4I:E

OF ROCKETS.

a. Yrrckin g-

 

(I) The

practice

and H.E.

rockets

are packet!

pnfwed,

one

in

a

fiber container

(M97)

5 75 A inches

diameter

by 32 inches

lcmg. Two

of

.those

conteinerc;

ME packed

in a wden

packing

box

approximately

13Ya imhea The totei weight is approximatelp

90

 

36 by 13%t by pouixls. The weight

of one container

and rocket

is 39.5

pound& Rockets

are pcked with propelIirsg chavgeg =t for 20 F to 90 F range.

 

(2) 0~

Fuse,

rocket, P.D, M4: and B&er,

auxiliary,

M1;are

 

.

I

M4: and B&er, auxiliary, M1;are   . I box 22x4 by 121+& by 10 afd 6
M4: and B&er, auxiliary, M1;are   . I box 22x4 by 121+& by 10 afd 6

box 22x4 by 121+& by 10 afd 6 inches. The total weight is epproxi-

inches long. Fifteen

01 th~le containers

art

packed h

a wooden packing

pa&&d in P fiber container (M106)

3 l’;‘;6 inch*8 diamctcr

@y 8%

mutely

72.5

3% pounds.

pounds.

The

weight

of one

container

is approximately

(3)

Itodcets

which

have been- unpacked but not fired &ould

b,o

which have been- unpacked but not fired &ould b,o so that they may be properly identified.
which have been- unpacked but not fired &ould b,o so that they may be properly identified.

so that

they

may be properly

identified.

&ould b,o so that they may be properly identified. must trot he expobed tb the direct
&ould b,o so that they may be properly identified. must trot he expobed tb the direct

must trot he expobed tb the direct rays of the 8Ul’L

must trot he expobed tb the direct rays of the 8Ul’L h. Storrrga The rackets mud

h.

Storrrga

The rackets

mud

be stored

in a dry, cool

place. They

made

in the

original propelling

charge,

the rockets

should be marked

&turned

to their original contsjner

and ~~44.

If

a change

has been

13,

SPECLAL PRECAI

ONS,

in back

of the launcher tube when the launcher is laded While i~~rerting the

rQck& 4Lwayg stand to one side’of

of the

B.

No

prmnel

shall ever be permitted

to’stand

directly

blast

.

prmnel shall ever be permitted to’stand directly blast . m&et gases is et a very high

m&et gases is et a very high temperature and pressure at@ can muse injury up tola distance of 75 feet behind the hmcher.

muse injury up tola distance of 75 feet behind the hmcher. b. When preparing the rocket

b.

When

preparing

the rocket

for the hi&

the hmcher. b. When preparing the rocket for the hi& charge, always exe&i= care that th+

charge, always exe&i= care that th+ black powder bags a~ not rubbti against the roclret body.

temperature

{alternate)

the launcher tube, The

that th+ black powder bags a~ not rubbti against the roclret body. temperature {alternate) the launcher
43” the threads not cmcssed. ~1, Bdae lmdkg the rocket always make firing Circuit iS
43” the threads not cmcssed. ~1, Bdae lmdkg the rocket always make firing Circuit iS
43” the threads not cmcssed. ~1, Bdae lmdkg the rocket always make firing Circuit iS

43”

43” the threads not cmcssed. ~1, Bdae lmdkg the rocket always make firing Circuit iS mn.
43” the threads not cmcssed. ~1, Bdae lmdkg the rocket always make firing Circuit iS mn.
43” the threads not cmcssed. ~1, Bdae lmdkg the rocket always make firing Circuit iS mn.

the threads

not cmcssed.

43” the threads not cmcssed. ~1, Bdae lmdkg the rocket always make firing Circuit iS mn.

~1,

Bdae

lmdkg

the rocket

always

make

firing

Circuit

~1, Bdae lmdkg the rocket always make firing Circuit iS mn. sure the are doped and

iS mn.

sure

the

are

doped and that 8 tight

joint is made using the strap wrenches, ad that

it.

When assembling the rocket be tiure tbt the threads have been

ROCKET tiA7ERCEL

After

1omIirrgthe

rcdwt

in the

ltiuachw

he pure

tu ~WNW~

0~

fin’kining ring 90 it will not irstmfe= with the &ctri~~I c~ntati~.

f. When using the l?Lm, rocket, PD,

M4, make

sure the safety

pin

using the l?Lm, rocket, PD, M4, make sure the safety pin i z - to k.
using the l?Lm, rocket, PD, M4, make sure the safety pin i z - to k.

iz-

to

l?Lm, rocket, PD, M4, make sure the safety pin i z - to k. LI.s~~ tack&

k.

LI.s~~

tack&

me not fired outside their Limiting

k. LI.s~~ tack& me not fired outside their Limiting temperatures. 1+ . The rcckets must always

temperatures.

me not fired outside their Limiting temperatures. 1+ . The rcckets must always be stared in

1+ . The rcckets must always be stared in ELdry, cool ptca and they

that

the

propet

otdet.

Chwk

the

electrical

firing cimujl

fmpently

see that

it is

in

is ~emovy~Ibefoe

loading.

must not be exposed to the dim%%rtry~of the sun.

je If a rocket has been prepmred for the high temperature (alter-

nate)

A,G.

lading,

3UO.? (15

rqatk

the

Sep 43)

;ksaundso that

I:

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it may

be properl-ty identified.

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