Accession Number:

ADA091673

Title:

Cartridge Cases

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. on test operations procedure

Corporate Author:

ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-10-21

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

This report provides procedures for evaluating metal, consumable, and combustible cartridge cases. It identifies supporting tests, facilities, and equipment required. Subtests include weapon and ammunition preparation, initial inspection, ammunition characteristics, safety evaluation, environmental tests, and residue assessment. It also describes techniques used to determine ignition probability and vulnerability to fragments of consumable and combustible cartridge cases.Author

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE