Accession Number : AD0451179


Title :   SOLID PROPELLANTS FOR SAMLL ARMS AMMUNITION. A REVIEW AND RECOMMENDED RESEARCH,


Corporate Author : FRANKFORD ARSENAL PHILADELPHIA PA


Personal Author(s) : Levy, M E


Report Date : Sep 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 46


Abstract : A survey was conducted on the status of the small arms propellant field, to delineate problem areas, and discover research and development requirements for small arms ammunition. The information presented covers: increased velocity, ingredients, stability, temperature coefficient of ballistics, barrel erosion, muzzle flash and smoke, combustion and propellant characterization, and general performance characteristics. (Author)


Descriptors :   *SMALL ARMS AMMUNITION , *AMMUNITION , GUN PROPELLANTS , SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH , GUN PROPELLANTS , VELOCITY , BALLISTICS , INTERNAL , BURNING RATE , COMBUSTION , STABILITY , MILITARY RESEARCH , EROSION , GUN BARRELS


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE