Accession Number:

AD0673712

Title:

FIVE-INCH GUN METEOROLOGICAL SOUNDING SITE, HIGHWATER, QUEBEC

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

26.0

Abstract:

The use of a meteorological gun-probe in a confined area has been demonstrated. A program utilizing the 5 in. HARP system at Highwater, Province of Quebec, near the Vermont state border, is described. Wind soundings were made to altitudes of 230,000 ft with a ground impact area limitation of 1 sq mi for the spent projectile.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE