Accession Number:

AD0765495

Title:

Design Study of Fragmentation Warhead for Nike Zeus.

Descriptive Note:

Technical memo.,

Corporate Author:

PICATINNY ARSENAL DOVER N J WARHEADS AND SPECIAL PROJECTS LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1961-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

55.0

Abstract:

The design study phase of the Picatinny Arsenal development program for a fragmentation warhead for the Nike Zeus tests at Kwajalein is summarized. Included is a discussion of the theoretical basis of the project, with descriptions of designs considered, tests conducted, and resulting conclusions as to the design concepts most worthy of full-scale development. Also included is the planned schedule for the remainder of the program. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Antimissile Defense Systems
  • Surface-Launched Guided Missiles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE