Accession Number:

AD1158811

Title:

Impact Testing with the Darts from Calber .50 AP Bullets

Descriptive Note:

[Technical Report, Formal Report]

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1939-05-23

Pagination or Media Count:

15

Abstract:

This report describes in detail a method of testing samples of armor with the darts from caliber .50 AP bullets. Improvements in apparatus and technique have been made since such tests were used with caliber .30 AP bullets, reference b, for another purpose. By use of the equipment and methods described in this report, 12 armor samples may be subjected to high speed penetration by a hardened tungsten stool dart, 0.427 diameter, 412 grains weight, and the impact velocity required for penetration measured to an accuracy of at least 1

Descriptors:

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

[A, Approved For Public Release]