Proceedings of Interior Ballistics of Guns Held in Florence, Italy on 9-11 September 1985.
ADVISORY GROUP FOR AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE (FRANCE)
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These AGARD Conference Proceedings contains 16 unclassified papers. Questions and answers of the discussions follow each paper. The Specialists Meeting included the following sessions. Topics Liquid Propellant Guns Characteristics of Solid Gun Propellants Gun Barrel Erosion Low Vulnerability Propellants for Guns Experimental and Test Techniques in Interior Ballistics Gun Ignition Systems New Problems In Guns and Travelling Charge Gun Theory. The meeting was intended to provide research scientists, development engineers and application specialists with a broad overview of advancing technology and experimental techniques in interior ballistics of liquid and solid propellant guns. The achievements were discussed in the technical evaluation report in which several conclusions were also drawn and recommendations made for future explorations. Keywords Gun propellant grains Ignition of gun propellants Triple-base powders.