Accession Number:

AD0775394

Title:

Development and Test of Storage and Feed System for GAU-7/A Gun.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Mar 71-Jan 72,

Corporate Author:

EMERSON ELECTRIC CO ST LOUIS MO ELECTRONICS AND SPACE DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

71.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Attack and Fighter Aircraft
  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE