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Economic Analysis: Tube Wear Study for the M198 and M110A2 Howitzers
ARMY ARMAMENT RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COMMAND DOVER NJ COST ANALYSIS DIV
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Money is currently being spent for researching Wear and Erosion in both Small and Large Caliber Weapon Barrels and Tubes. Efforts are being directed toward increasing tube life. This analysis was conducted to determine the amount of resources that could be justifiably expended in pursuing technologies that reduce tube wear and erosion. A typical European scenario was used in the analysis.
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