Accession Number:

AD0862106

Title:

Evaluation of the XM8 Grenade Launcher for OH-6A Helicopter.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY CONCEPT TEAM IN VIETNAM APO SAN FRANCISCO 96384

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-11-12

Pagination or Media Count:

25.0

Abstract:

The Army concept team in Vietnam evaluated the XM8 40mm grenade launcher armament sub-system mounted on the OH-6A to determine its suitability for tactical use by US Army units in Vietnam. The XM8 was designed to give increased firepower to the OH-6A over the currently authorized XM27E1 minigun. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Helicopters
  • Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE