Accession Number:

ADA019244

Title:

U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command Development Test II (EP) - Common Test Operations Procedures 'Resistance of Armored Vehicles to Severe Shock'

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. on test operations procedure

Corporate Author:

ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-11-13

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

The report provides a method for evaluating the resistance of armored vehicle fire control and other components to shock from KE projectile impacts and blast and fragmentation from exploding HE projectiles. It describes acceleration, strain, and deflection instrumentation. The tests include high energy impacts on bare armor and sacrificial armor, graduated energy impacts with proof projectiles, and static detonations of HE projectiles for blast and fragmentation effects. It describes shock data analysis procedures.

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Combat Vehicles
  • Fire Control and Bombing Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE