Accession Number : AD0475761


Title :   MILITARY POTENTIAL TEST OF 20MM AND 40MM INTERIM AIR DEFENSE WEAPONS SYSTEMS.


Descriptive Note : Interim rept. no. 1.


Corporate Author : ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD


Report Date : 02 Aug 1965


Pagination or Media Count : 330


Abstract : A Military Potential Test of four interim forward area defense weapon system candidates was conducted to determine a gun solution winner for early field issue in limited quantities. The D+PS responsibilities were to investigate certain engineering characteristics of each candidate system and to support applicable data acquisition requirements of the Weapons System Laboratory of BRL for their evaluation. The 20mm and 40mm guns were tested along with auxiliary equipment. (Author)


Descriptors :   *ANTIAIRCRAFT GUNS , *SMALL ARMS , *AUTOMATIC WEAPONS , ANTIAIRCRAFT GUNS , PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING) , GUN SIGHTS , GUN BARRELS , GUN TURRETS , POWER , SYNCHRONIZATION(ELECTRONICS) , AMMUNITION FEED MECHANISMS , LINK CHUTES , LOADING(ORDNANCE PROJECTORS) , SELF PROPELLED GUNS , EXPERIMENTAL DATA , SYSTEMS ENGINEERING , OPTIMIZATION , CYCLIC RATE , TRACKING , ERRORS


Subject Categories : Combat Vehicles
      Fire Control and Bombing Systems
      Guns


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE