Accession Number:

AD0489295

Title:

A COMPARATIVE TEST OF ACCURACY AND SPEED OF FIRE WITH THE IMPROVED LOOP SLING, WITH THE COMBAT RIFLE SLING AND WITHOUT A SLING,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV ALEXANDRIA VA HUMAN RESOURCES RESEARCH OFFICE

Report Date:

1954-08-18

Pagination or Media Count:

45.0

Abstract:

The report is Part I of a study on the use of a sling in M-1 rifle fire, and presents an evaluation of two new slings the Improved Loop Sling and the Combat Rifle Sling proposed for Army use. Accuracy and speed of fire 1 with the Improved Loop Sling, 2 with the Combat Rifle Sling, and 3 without a sling, were measured at ranges of 200 and 300 yards, using the prone position. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE