Aerodynamic Properties of the 152MM XM617 Projectile
ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD
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The results obtained from exterior ballistic tests of the XM617 projectile are presented and discussed. An XM81E12 launcher with a twist of one turn in 41.2 calibers was used. Some real range drag, stability and damping characteristics are also presented and discussed.
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