Accession Number:

ADA126011

Title:

Grenades

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. on test operations procedure

Corporate Author:

ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-03-17

Pagination or Media Count:

25.0

Abstract:

Provides a method of evaluating the performance of hand-thrown and rifle-launched grenades. Discusses initial inspection and safety precautions. Includes tests for safety evaluation performance, shock, vibration, and environmental tests for accuracy and dispersion, arming distance, throwing range hand grenades, ballistic characteristics, functioning, reliability, recoil and velocity measurements, armor penetration, muzzle flash, mud, frozen rain, frost and snow, bullet impact, sympathetic detonation, and graze impact sensitivity.

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE