Accession Number:

AD0750564

Title:

Determination of Aerodynamic Drag from Radar Data

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Report Date:

1972-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

32.0

Abstract:

A method for utilizing point position radar data to determine the aerodynamic drag of a projectile is described. Proof of the methods validity and feasibility is represented by results obtained with flight test data taken for a range firing of the 155mm howitzer with the M107 projectile.

Subject Categories:

  • Active and Passive Radar Detection and Equipment
  • Ballistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE