Question Ordnance ID Help
This image was received from a UXO News Wire Service subscriber that wished to remain anonymous. He wanted to know what specific type of bomb is shown in the picture. It was reported that the item was just under 2 meters long and its casing was marked "MFP AMF YORK 0873". If you think you know the specific type or Mark / Mod number of this item please post it as a comment to the article. Thank you.
The gentlemen observing the bomb do not seem to be too concerned about safety given the large crowd that seems to be gathered around the around the item (not a safe practice to follow especially if you are unsure of the type of munition you are dealing with).www
pants along side the bomb, the slight angle of his leg and knee and the top of the bomb would be just
about the right height of the bomb diameter of 14 inches. The MK 82's diameter is only 10.8 inches.
munition. Some inert munitons were used when a explosion wasn't wanted. Such as select building damage using guided munitons.
we made during those years were 500lb.ers.They put the harley line in in 1973. They started up the bomb
line again in the early 80s for a few years then shut it down for good.