Accession Number:

ADA031850

Title:

Mines and Demolitions

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-04-22

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

This report provides tests for evaluating the performance characteristics of mines and demolitions. Covers safety evaluation, supplementary environmental and shock tests, and tests for weathering, fuze functioning, mine-fuze compatibility, effectiveness, bullet impact, blast sensitivity, sympathetic detonation, and parachute delivery. Discusses reliability, human factors and maintenance evaluations. Describes equipment and technique for determining burst height of bounding mines. Tabulates mine types and applications and physical characteristics of explosives. Not applicable to chemical mines.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Explosions

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE