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M5 bomb Trailer

An M5 Bomb Trailer

The M5 Bomb Trailer was a bomb trailer that was used by the United States during World War II.

Description

The trailer was designed to be towed by a mover such as a Jeep up to an aircraft to resupply it with new munitions. The trailer weighed about 3,300 kilograms and could hold a total of 2,200 kilograms of munitions.[1] The M5 could hook up with up to five other trailers to form a munitions train supplying bombs to the aircraft on the lot. The total length of the trailer was about 5.3 meters while the maximum speed of the trailer when being towed was 72 kilometers per hour.

References

  1. http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=6798

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