For 11.75” aircraft rocket. 6.84” long. Steel and aluminum alloy. Designed as an improvement to the PIR-2 by upgrading strength, sensitivity, and performance at oblique impact, safety, and ease of loading. Had as a companion PIR-14 for use in 5.0” HVAR. PIR-9 development was halted when it was discovered that the PIR-19 (Mk163) offered sufficient improvement with less radical modification.
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