Accession Number:

AD0702561

Title:

DRAG AND LOSS OF SPIN OF BRITISH 3 INCH SHELL

Descriptive Note:

Laboratory rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1940-04-24

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

The drag coefficients of two forms of British 3 in. shell are compared to those of similar American shells, and found to agree quite well. The spin coefficient of one of the British shells is determined from drift data.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Armor

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE