Accession Number:

ADA229843

Title:

Investigation of Fragment-Stopping Barricades

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Apr 1988-Apr 1989

Corporate Author:

KILKEARY SCOTT AND ASSOCIATES INC ARLINGTON VA

Report Date:

1989-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

46.0

Abstract:

This report describes a two-part investigation of the reduction in fragment hazards afforded by barricades. Also included is a description of the FRAGHAZ Computer Program used in the investigation. Part I is a general investigation of barricades to test the usefulness of the FRAGHAZ Program and to gain initial insight on barricades. Part II covers a specific investigation of the fragment hazard reduction capability of a natural hillside barricade in Taequ, Korea. The results of the investigation indicate that the configuration and positioning of the ammo stacks relative to the barricade are prime considerations in reducing fragmentation hazards. Keywords Terrainbarriers Structuresprotection Ammunition fragments Hazardsdensityvolume Range distance Explosion effects Kinetic energy projectiles Projectiles fragmentation Projectile trajectories Mathematical models Computer programs Revetments. mm

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Defense Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE