Setback-Spin Simulator for 5-Inch Air Gun
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NAVAL ORDNANCE LAB WHITE OAK MD
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Described is a removable adaptor that is used in the NOL 5-inch Air Gun to produce spin acceleration simultaneously with setback acceleration. The adaptor consists of a rifled breech block and a test vehicle with a 1-foot long spin accelerator spiraled drive shaft. With the adaptor, the 5-inch gun can impart a peak setback acceleration of 20,000g, a peak spin acceleration of 240, 000 radsec squared, and a spin velocity of 50 rps to a 5-pound payload.
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