Accession Number:

ADA043970

Title:

Evaluation of 155MM M199 Tube Forging Producers

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY ARMAMENT RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER WATERVLIET NY LARGE CALIBER WEAPON SYSTEMS LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

Two 155mm M199 howitzer tube forgings, produced by different vendors, were destructively tested to determine the quality of each vendors forgings. Vendor As forging did not meet military specifications in all cases several RA values were below specification. Vendor Bs forging was found to be acceptable, exceeding the requirements of the specifications in all cases.

Subject Categories:

  • Fabrication Metallurgy
  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE