Accession Number:

AD0658588

Title:

STUDY OF ERRORS IN FIELD ARTILLERY PRACTICE

Descriptive Note:

Partial rept. no. 1

Corporate Author:

ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT KNOX KY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1944-09-18

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

Abstract:

The purpose of the research was to make preliminary observations on the nature, source and magnitude of errors which occur in Field Artillery practice and to outline a plan for further study designed to determine 1 the causes and relative frequency of errors from different sources 2 the relative influence of errors from various sources upon effectiveness and density of artillery fire 3 the degree of improvement in effectiveness of artillery fire which can be expected from proposed changes in instruments and procedures.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Guns
  • Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE