Accession Number:

ADA030744

Title:

The Design and Characterization of an Aluminum Fragment Projector

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Apr 9 1973-7 Aug 1975

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE ARMAMENT LAB EGLIN AFB FL

Report Date:

1976-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

46.0

Abstract:

An explosive fragment projector that launches 32, 2.26-gram aluminum cubes at a maximum initial speed of 10,000 ftsec within a solid angle of 3 millisteradians is described. Various characterization techniques are discussed.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Guns
  • Ballistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE