MBB F-104G / STREBO - MW-1 submunition dispenser

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The Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm F-104G STREBO was a predecessor of the MW-1 submunition dispenser. Someone knows more about the MBB Strebo submunition dispenser ?

I only found infos about the MW-1. Here i have read the MW-1 can be carried on the F-104 Starfighter. Someone knows more ?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MW-1
http://www.vectorsite.net/twbomb_02.html

Some pictures
http://forum.valka.cz/viewtopic.php/title/DEU-MW-1/p/224586#224586 MBB Strebo
http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1974/1974%20-%201930.html

F-4 Phantom with MW-1
http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1978/1978%20-%200532.html

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F-4 with MW-1
http://www.flugrevue.de/de/luftwaffe/flugzeuge-helikopter/galerie-die-f-4f-bei-der-wtd-61.112380.htm

Here a good article about the the Strebo/MW-1
http://www.google.de/url?q=http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc%3FAD%3DADA367348%26Location%3DU2%26doc%3DGetTRDoc.pdf&sa=U&ei=iJ__UaqQFcHVPM3JgPAJ&ved=0CCIQFjAB&usg=AFQjCNHQBArM5S3XTocqA_I7wCnyuL6tyg

Some more infos from Google Books Snippet

From "Ludwig Bölkow und sein Werk: Ottobrunner Innovationen".
Erste Versuche mit einseitig streuenden Behältern an der F-104 ergaben technische Schwierigkeiten. Nachdem eine in Ottobrunn entstandene Idee eines vorausfliegenden Streubehälters abgelehnt wurde, akzeptierte man dann einen festen, nach beiden Seiten streuenden Behälter wie er inzwischen als Standard-Bewaffnung der Tornado-Kampfflugzeuge
eingeführt ist. Vorentwicklungsarbeiten an Streubomben »Strebo« hatten, wie gesagt, Mitte der 60er Jahre in Schrobenhausen begonnen.


The idea for a flying submunition dispenser sounds interesting. Maybe someone knows more ?


From "Jane's Weapon Systems" 1972. Two versions had been identified by May 1972, Strebo I and Strebo II. The former
is proposed for deployment on West German F-104G aircraft, while Strebo II is
larger and is intended for carriage by the MRCA.

From "The World military order: the impact of military technology on the Third World".

Finally there are West German developmental cluster-bombs within the Strebo
programme on fixed and free-fall dispenser munitions. The West German work on
cluster munitions was kept secret until late 1970, when information on three types...


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MBB Patents about submunition
DE1506633C (shows unknown jet)
https://register.dpma.de/DPMAregister/pat/PatSchrifteneinsicht?docId=DE1506633C
DE2156974A1 (shows a F-104)
https://register.dpma.de/DPMAregister/pat/PatSchrifteneinsicht?docId=DE2156974A1
DE3048469C1
https://register.dpma.de/DPMAregister/pat/PatSchrifteneinsicht?docId=DE3048469C1
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