Accession Number:

AD0852548

Title:

The NWC Camera Barricade and Firing Chamber.

Descriptive Note:

Technical publication,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL WEAPONS CENTER CHINA LAKE CA

Report Date:

1968-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

33.0

Abstract:

The NWC Camera Barricade and Firing Chamber is a testing tool for observing detonation of warheads and explosive charges weighing up to 200 pounds TNT, or equivalent. Small charges up to 10 pounds are tested within the Firing Chamber larger charges are tested on the desert floor north of the Firing Chamber, or on the embankment which is an extension of the Firing Chamber roof. The Camera Barricade is equipped to observe and record all sizes of firings by use of the same photographic and electronic instrumentation the X-ray equipment can be used only with smaller charges. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Explosions

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE