Accession Number:

AD0646018

Title:

EFFECTS OF BUMPERS ON HIGH VELOCITY PROJECTILE PENETRATION AS APPLICABLE TO SPACE RADIATORS.

Descriptive Note:

Interim summary rept., 15 Jan-15 Mar 63,

Corporate Author:

TECHNICAL OPERATIONS INC BURLINGTON MASS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-03-29

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

Preliminary tests were made using the specified 11 mg Mylar particles with velocities of 40,000 to 60,000 ftsec and 2024 aluminum bumpers and targets. The results indicate that a 532-inch bumper is required to stop the particle. A detailed description of the hypervelocity facility is given. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Armor

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE