Accession Number:

ADA034587

Title:

Monolithic High Strength Aluminum Bottom Carriage Structure for 155mm Howitzer, XM198

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Mar 1973-Apr 1974

Corporate Author:

FMC CORP MINNEAPOLIS MN NORTHERN ORDNANCE DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

137.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Fabrication Metallurgy
  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE