U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command Development Test II - Common Test Operations "Procedures Projectile Seating and Fallback"
ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND United States
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A method is provided for evaluating projectile seating and retention characteristics as related to projectile fallback within the weapon chamber. Techniques and tools are described for measuring seating and determining retention characteristics as applied to separate-loading ammunition. This information does not apply to artillery projectiles fired with fixed and semifixed ammunition.