Investigation of the Hood Effect of the 6 inch Comm. Mk. 27-7 Projectile at Various Obliquities
NAVAL PROVING GROUND DAHLGREN VA
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Tests were conducted to obtain a comparison between plate ballistic limits using 6 inch Comm. Mk. 27-7 projectiles, in the standard condition and also with the windshield and hood removed, versus STS and Class B armor plates at various obliquities. The conditions and results of test are summarized in photos, and a summary of plate penetration coefficients is given.
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