Components, bombsight

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Materials

Copper Alloy, Aluminum, Glass, Steel, Unknown Coating, Rubber

Dimensions

  • Overall (Largest Object): 7.3 x 8.3 x 7cm (2 7/8 x 3 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.)
  • Overall (Smallest Object): 1.9 x 1 x 1.3cm (3/4 x 3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Country of Origin

Japan

Physical Description

6 total components disassembled from bombsight. Two larger pieces (one with a prism/optical reflector, another is a round magnifying lens of unknown strength), and 1 additional flat round piece, each with screw holes for mounting; plus 3 assorted small hardware pieces.

Type

ARMAMENT-Sights & Controls

Inventory Number

A19840888000

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