Accession Number:

AD0702888

Title:

STABILITY OF 90 MM SHELL T8

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1941-06-13

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

The object of this test is to determine the stability factor of the 90 mm H. E. Shell T8 with the Mechanical Time Fuze M43, fired from the 90 mm A. A. Gun M1. This shell is a modification of the A.A. Shell M58 T3 whose stability factor was found to be 1.33 for a twist of 132.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Ballistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE