Accession Number:

AD0802247

Title:

DESIGN DATA FOR A SERIES OF HE PROJECTILE SHAPES AT MACH NUMBER 3.0.

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1955-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

Abstract:

Data are presented in graphical form on drag, weight, explosive to metal ratio, and stability for a series of projectiles suitable for HE ammunition. The projectiles consist of secant-ogival heads with cylindrical afterbodies. These were varied in a systematic manner resulting in a series of projectile shapes 3.0 to 6.0 calibers in over-all length. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE