Accession Number:

ADA125824

Title:

Fragment Penetration Tests of Armor

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. on test operations procedure

Corporate Author:

ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-03-15

Pagination or Media Count:

27.0

Abstract:

Provides techniques for evaluating armor resistance to attack by HE projectile fragments. Includes static detonations of shell against armor plate and armored vehicles and firing tests using projectile fragments, fragment simulators, and simulated fragments in a canister. Includes index of test data from static detonations of 105-mm and 155-mm projectile fragments against armor, fragment characteristics tables, and technique for calculating fragment perforation probability using Poisson distribution.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Combat Vehicles
  • Ballistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE