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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE