Accession Number : ADB010100


Title :   GFU-6/E 30mm Ammunition Loader for GAU-8A Gun System


Descriptive Note : Final rept. Sep 1974-Oct 1975


Corporate Author : COLONEY (WAYNE H) CO INC TALLAHASSEE FL


Personal Author(s) : Benedict, Charles E


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/b010100.pdf


Report Date : Dec 1975


Pagination or Media Count : 56


Abstract : This effort involved the technical evaluation of an engineering model; design, fabrication and testing of the prototype; delivery of the system to Eglin AFB, Florida for gun system interface and technical assistance during the test and evaluation at Edwards AFB, California. A single prototype was constructed. Descriptions and details of the system and its operation are included and safety, reliability and maintainability features are discussed. Recommendations for engineering changes for a production loader are also included.


Descriptors :   *AIRCRAFT GUNS , *AMMUNITION FEED MECHANISMS , AIR DEFENSE , AIRCRAFT AMMUNITION , AIRCRAFT EQUIPMENT , FABRICATION , FIRING TESTS(ORDNANCE) , LOADING(ORDNANCE PROJECTORS) , MODELS , PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING) , PROCESSING , PRODUCTION , PROTOTYPES


Subject Categories : Aircraft
      Ammunition and Explosives
      Guns


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE