Accession Number:

ADA113114

Title:

Kinematic Investigation Hughes Helicopter 7.62mm Chain Gun

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1982-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

49.0

Abstract:

A kinematic study of the Hughes Helicopter 7.62mm Chain Gun was performed to determine the power required to operate the weapon and loads on the stud roller due to the various components of the weapon. Using a 24-volt battery system the gun drew up to 60 amperes to start and operated on 22 amperes. The stud roller carries a load up to 497 Newtons.

Subject Categories:

  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE