Accession Number:

ADA025131

Title:

The Effect of Varying Certain Parameters on the Performance of the S.C. A.M.P. Produced 5.56 mm Projectile

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

DARCOM INTERN TRAINING CENTER TEXARKANA TX

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

51.0

Abstract:

This study investigates the effect of changing the boattail and the nose radius on the performance of the current 5.56 mm bullet. The results showed that elimination of the boattail had a detrimental effect on the performance while a change in the nose radius had no change on the performance of the 5.56 mm bullet.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE