Accession Number:

AD0849576

Title:

A Comparative Evaluation of the 7.62MM and 5.56MM, G-3 Assault Rifles

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

45.0

Abstract:

A test was conducted with 7.62mm and 5.56mm, G-3 Assault Rifles to evaluate and compare the kinematics, reliability, safety features, physical characteristics, recoil impulse, rates of fire, projectile velocities, muzzle motion and accuracy of the weapons. No serious problems were detected during the tests and the reliability of the weapons was comparable.

Subject Categories:

  • Ballistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE