Accession Number:

AD0754428

Title:

Ballistic Nomographs

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL AIR DEVELOPMENT CENTER WARMINSTER PA AIR VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY DEPT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-12-11

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

Abstract:

The report describes the use and development of a group of nomographs to predict the aerodynamic performance of air launched stores with single stage decelerator systems. Given the store release altitude and either its terminal velocity or ballistic coefficient, the nomographs indicate the time of fall and drift under a specified wind profile.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
  • Armor

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE