Accession Number:

ADA024568

Title:

Hypervelocity Launcher Design.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept., 1 Apr 74-1 Sep 75,

Corporate Author:

PHYSICS INTERNATIONAL CO SAN LEANDRO CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

164.0

Abstract:

This report describes the results of an experimental program conducted by Physics International to develop a high-performance light-gas to launch projectiles. With this launcher the flight dynamics of re-entry vehicles could be studied to obtain erosion and ablation data in a cost-effective laboratory environment. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE