Development and Test of Storage and Feed System for GAU-7/A Gun.
Final rept. Mar 71-Jan 72,
EMERSON ELECTRIC CO ST LOUIS MO ELECTRONICS AND SPACE DIV
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The report provides a description of the design and a summary of the test results of the 25mm Caseless Ammunition Storage and Feed System developed for the F-15 aircraft. Section 2, supplemented by Appendix 1, gives a functional description of the system and its operation. The manner in which the system design accommodated the differences in direction of rotation, round size, feed interruption, power take-off, control, and physical interface of the two guns is included in the description. Section 3 summarizes the results of the tests performed by the Air Force Armament Test Laboratory at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, using a gun simulator. Section 4 summarizes the gun firing tests conducted with the General Electric GAU-7A gun at Burlington, Vermont.
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