Accession Number:

ADA018236

Title:

Ballistic Testing of Personnel Armor Materials

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-01-06

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

This report describes methods for evaluating the resistance of personnel armor material to perforation by attacking projectile fragments, simulated fragments, and small arms ammunition. It covers physical characteristics of materials, firing tests for ballistic limits of materials, determination of residual velocities, and environmental conditioning. It is not applicable to material actual armor configuration.

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Ballistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE