Accession Number:

AD0602706

Title:

THE EFFECTS OF SPRAY PARTICLES FROM THE PENETRATION OF THIN TARGETS BY HYPERVELOCITY PARTICLES

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

TECHNICAL OPERATIONS INC BURLINGTON MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1964-03-20

Pagination or Media Count:

29.0

Abstract:

When a thin bumper target is impacted by a hypervelocity particle, a spray of particles is produced. Data are presented on the penetration of these spray particles into a witness plate for various bumper and witness plate materials, spacings, and bumper thicknesses. The exploding foil projection technique and associated diagnostics are also described.

Subject Categories:

  • Guns
  • Ballistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE