Accession Number:

AD0862734

Title:

Bullet-in-Bore Study of 5.56MM, Ball, M193 Cartridge and M16A1 Rifle

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

FRANKFORD ARSENAL PHILADELPHIA PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

62.0

Abstract:

This test consisted of the firing of cartridges crimped to 100 pound average bullet pull normal representative production value, 35 pound average bullet pull minimum specification requirement and uncrimped cartridges, all reassembled without propellant from each of two 5.56mm, ball, M193 cartridge lots LC12507 and TW18310 in each of three M16A1 Rifles with varying records of rounds fired.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Ballistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE