Accession Number:

AD0848899

Title:

Setback-Spin Simulator for 5-Inch Air Gun

Descriptive Note:

Final design task rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL ORDNANCE LAB WHITE OAK MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-12-27

Pagination or Media Count:

29.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE