Accession Number:

AD0724301

Title:

On the Stability of Wing Shaped Warhead Fragements.

Descriptive Note:

Technical memo.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL WEAPONS LAB DAHLGREN VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1965-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

Folded fragments can be made aerodynamically stable at high velocity by controlling only the fold-back dimension. Stability upon entry into a denser medium is strongly dependent upon aspect ratio. These results have significance in warhead design. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Ballistics
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE