Accession Number:

ADA045340

Title:

Safety Evaluation of Hand and Shoulder Weapons

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

Provides procedures for evaluating the safety of hand and shoulder weapons during development testing. Covers performance tests leading to a safety release as prescribed in DARCOM-R 385-12 with TECOM Suppl 1 and includes guidance for safety evaluation throughout all phases of development testing. Applicable to rifles, pistols, submachine guns, machine guns, shotguns, and grenade launchers. Excludes pyrotechnic devices. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE