Ballistic Testing of Personnel Armor Materials
ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD
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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.
- Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods