Accession Number:

AD0875604

Title:

Desert Environmental Test of Ammunition and Explosives

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. on materiel test procedure

Corporate Author:

ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-07-13

Pagination or Media Count:

62.0

Abstract:

The Army Environmental Test Procedure describes the techniques for determining the capability of military ammunition and explosives to withstand all known conditions in the desert which might have significant effects on the performance characteristics of the ammunition. The methods are described in general terms for preparing, conducting, recording, and reporting desert environmental testing of ammunition and explosives, to include artillery and small arms ammunition, ammunition components, demolition materiels, mines, pyrotechnics, and ignition systems.

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Pyrotechnics
  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE