Technical Evaluation Report for NATO AGARD Meeting on Interior Ballistics of Guns.
Rept. for 9 Sep-11 Sep 85,
CHEMICAL PROPULSION INFORMATION AGENCY LAUREL MD
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The AGARD Propulsion and Energetics Panel held its 66th B specialists Meeting 9-11 Sep 1985 to provide scientists, development engineers, and applications specialists with a broad overview of advancing technology and experimental techniques in interior ballistics of liquid and solid propellant guns. This report summarizes and evaluates the 21 papers presented at the meeting. Topics covered were scientific problems in interior ballistics, liquid propellant guns, solid propellant guns, gun barrel interactions, low vulnerability propellants for guns, experimental and test techniques in interior ballistics, gun ignition systems, new problems in guns, traveling charge gun theory, and comparison of interior ballstics of guns and rockets. Keywords Gun propellants Mechanical properties.