Accession Number:

ADA160560

Title:

Shot Group Analysis Program for the M16A1 Rifle

Descriptive Note:

Research note Jul 1984-Jan 1985

Corporate Author:

ARMY RESEARCH INST FOR THE BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

Abstract:

This note contains a description of and BASIC program listing for a shot group analysis program for microcomputers. Using this program, target coordinates of individual shots are entered and important shot group statistics are calculated e.g., mean and median radial error from target center and shot group center, standard deviations of X and Y, etc.. These measures can serve as valuable dependent variables in the research and evaluation of weapons, ammunition, and marksmanship training. Keywords M16A1 rifle ballistics.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Computer Hardware
  • Guns

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE