Accession Number : ADA265436


Title :   Typical Reactive Armor Safety Tests


Descriptive Note : Final rept.


Corporate Author : ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a265436.pdf


Report Date : 02 Apr 1993


Pagination or Media Count : 30


Abstract : This TOP describes methods for determining the explosive hazard classification of vehicle applique armor tiles and for reaching a conclusion of insensitive munition if possible. A secondary objective is to determine the tile-to-tile detonation propagation effects by initiating the center tile of a matrix and observing the reaction of the surrounding tiles


Descriptors :   *SAFETY , *CLASSIFICATION , *ARMORED VEHICLES , *TILES , *FIRE HAZARDS , TEST AND EVALUATION , ACCEPTANCE TESTS , SIMULATION , MILITARY REQUIREMENTS , ARMY RESEARCH , FRAGMENTATION , IMPACT TESTS , LIGHTNING , TEST FACILITIES , INSENSITIVE EXPLOSIVES , SYMPATHETIC DETONATIONS , ARMOR PLATE , FLECHETTES


Subject Categories : Safety Engineering
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Combat Vehicles
      Ground Support Sys & Facil For Space Vehicles


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE