Accession Number : AD0007452
Title : GUNFIRE QUALIFICATION TEST OF MODEL HRS-2 AND -3 HELICOPTER SELF SEALING FUEL CELL INSTALLATION
Descriptive Note : Final rept.
Corporate Author : NAVAL PROVING GROUND DAHLGREN VA
Personal Author(s) : BRANSCOME, H P
Report Date : 09 Mar 1953
Pagination or Media Count : 28
Abstract : The fuel-cell installation was subjected to (1) 0.30-cal ball and 0.50-cal AP projectiles which were fired from a range of 75 ft, and (2) fragments from a statically detonated 40-mm HE projectile which was placed 24 in. outside of the installation. Tabulated gunfire-test results show that 21 of the 22 qualifying wounds sealed satisfactorily.
Descriptors : *FUEL CELLS , *SELF SEALING FUEL TANKS , PROJECTILES , INSTALLATION
Subject Categories : Electrochemical Energy Storage
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE