Accession Number:

AD0271738

Title:

PROJECT VULCAN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

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Corporate Author:

GENERAL ELECTRIC CO BURLINGTON VT

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Report Date:

1961-12-31

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

Research and development on the M-61 Vulcan gun is continuing. The following projects and studies are discussed 1 Improved Part Life cycloidal main cam, removable track spacers 2 Feeders acceptance of ammunition belts with stretch links 3 Boresighting and Target Study data on production guns 4 Gun Components music wire firing pins, bolt body insulation bolt roller shaft modifications 5 Range Records and 6 Appendices final report on the firing cam, and muzzle blast study from temperature and pressure. Author

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE