Accession Number:

AD0854724

Title:

Drag and Stability Properties of the XM144 Flechette with Various Head Shapes

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

42.0

Abstract:

The drag and stability properties of a family of flechettes with conical heads are presented cone semi-angles varied from 5 to 90 degrees. The data cover a range from Mach 2 to Mach 4 and were determined from free flight spark range tests. Limited results on a spike-nosed configuration are also given. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE