Accession Number:

ADA300525

Title:

5.56-MM M856 Tracer Mini Round Robin Study.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY ARMAMENT RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COMMAND DOVER NJ DEVELOPMENT PROJECT OFFICE FOR SELECTED AMMUNITION

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1995-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

43.0

Abstract:

This report details the testing conducted to determine the amount of variation which exists in the 5.56-mm ballistic test results between U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center, Lake City Army Ammunition Plant, and Olin Ordnance, St. Marks, Florida. The testing included using the same 5.56-mm M856 tracer lot test equipment and 5.56-mm electronic pressures, velocity, and action time test barrels at all three sites and concluded that there was less than a 2 variation.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE