Accession Number:

ADA300523

Title:

Ballisticians in War and Peace. A History of the United States Army Ballistic Research Laboratories. Volume 1. 1914-1956,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1956-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

116.0

Abstract:

During the first year of U.S. involvement in World War I, the Armys ballistic problems were handled by Captain E. M. Ayer, Lieutenant R. H. Kent, and Lieutenant S. W. Alexander in the Artillery Ammunition Section of the Gun Division, Office, Chief of Ordnance OCO. In addition to other duties, this group planned range firings of new cannon, supervised the ballistic firings conducted at Sandy Hook Proving Ground, computed firing tables, and compiled the first complete table of

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Ballistics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE