Accession Number:

AD0631245

Title:

FEASIBILITY TEST OF A POTENTIAL METEOROLOGICAL SHELL FOR THE STANDARD 175 MM GUN.

Descriptive Note:

Technical note,

Corporate Author:

BALLISTIC RESEARCH LABS ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

The acquisition of timely meteorological data has a great bearing on the accuracy of placement of artillery rounds. This report describes the results of a program which was conducted by the Ballistic Research Laboratories BRL at the NASA Wallops Island facility to determine the feasibility of employing the standard 175 mm gun and a modified shell to obtain meteorological data quickly. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE