Accession Number:

ADA190698

Title:

Analysis of Bradley Fighting Vehicle Gunnery with Emphasis on Factors Affecting First-Round Accuracy of the 25-mm Gun

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jan-Dec 1985

Corporate Author:

LITTON COMPUTER SERVICES DIV MOUNTAIN VIEW CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

99.0

Abstract:

Analysis of the problems and potential improvements in gunnery effectiveness of the Bradley Fighting Vehicle led to research and development focusing on equipment, procedures, and training related to first-round accuracy with the 25-mm automatic gun. Areas addressed included boresighting equipment and procedures, zeroing, range estimation, range cards, aiming rules, preliminary gunnery training and full caliber gunnery. As a result of close coordination with proponents and users concerned with these areas, problem areas have been recognized and solutions either are being or will be developed in efforts to improve gunnery effectiveness. Keywords Automatic weapons Army training Range finding estimates Boresight adapters Target angle determination.

Subject Categories:

  • Combat Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE