Testing of AZON or VB1 smart bombs by United States
United States USA Date:1944 Duration:2 min 8 sec Sound:NO SOUND
AZON one of the first smart bombs developed by United States, for destroying narrow railway bridges in Burma, being tested. An AZON marked 62 is dropped much above the surface by United States B -24 Liberator. The bomb drops and strikes an isolated area and an explosion occurs. AZON is officially designated as VB-1 i.e. vertical bomb which is a guided weapon to maximize damage to target and minimize civilian destruction. Various dimensions of VB-1 being explained like, battery ,gyro stabilizer,radio receiver and antenna. Bomb releases and explosion occurs.
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