Monolithic High Strength Aluminum Bottom Carriage Structure for 155mm Howitzer, XM198
Final rept. Mar 1973-Apr 1974
FMC CORP MINNEAPOLIS MN NORTHERN ORDNANCE DIV
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This final report summarizes the contractors effort to conduct engineering studies and to produce a high strength aluminum bottom carriage for the XM198 155mm howitzer. Engineering calculations, technical data, and photographs of the finished casting, the mold, and the pouring operation are presented. Technical progress reports are also incorporated to give a chronological synopsis of the work accomplished.
- Fabrication Metallurgy